A Conversation With David Anspaugh
The IU grad who directed Hoosiers and Rudy, and won Emmys for his work on Hill Street Blues, takes you behind the scenes of his illustrious career, including his presidential pinch-me moment and the late-night chat that led to Hoosiers.
Inside the Making of The Good Catholic: How Hollywood Called on Hoosier Nation
It takes a village—Bloomington, to be more specific. Paul Shoulberg and Zachary Spicer, two of several IU grads behind the upcoming feature film The Good Catholic—starring Danny Glover and John C. McGinley—talk Kirkwood, college connections, and why a town more than 2,000 miles from Hollywood was the perfect place to make their movie.
An Evening of Conversation with Jane Pauley & Meryl Streep
Who would’ve guessed that three-time Academy Award winner Meryl Streep still gets insecure about acting? In this sit-down with leading lady of journalism and former Today host Jane Pauley, Meryl elaborates on that and more, including her on-set brush with the king of the jungle.
The IU Cinema Presents: A Conversation with John Waters
Sometimes controversial and always interesting, director John Waters waxes cinematic on why villainy is so much fun and the many pleasures of making movies for the margins.
IU Goes to Cannes
2015 grads Jean and Joyce Bevins wrote, directed, produced, and edited My Dear Arthur: a short film that was selected to be shown at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival next month. But we have an exclusive IU Day showing just for you!
Behind the Scenes of My Dear Arthur
Jean and Joyce Bevins, 2015 graduates of the IU School of Informatics and Computing, talk about the process of making My Dear Arthur: a short film that was recently selected for the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.
The IU Cinema Presents: A Conversation with Ava DuVernay
What does Compton, California, look like through the lens of West Side Story? Award-winning director Ava DuVernay tells us while pondering the sheer power of film and the bright side of desperation (when used properly).
The IU Cinema Presents: 10 Questions for Werner Herzog
Who else but the inimitable Werner Herzog to upend expectations in this 10-question session? The obscurities-loving director also shares his one-word (and oft-repeated) suggestion that all up-and-coming film students should take to heart.
The IU Cinema Presents: A Conversation with Penelope Spheeris
Commercial success ain’t all it’s cracked up to be—but it does have its moments—according to famed Wayne’s World director Penelope Spheeris. Here she elaborates on her real purpose in filmmaking and shares some pointed advice for aspiring filmmakers.
A Conversation With Jonathan Banks
The IU Cinema hosted a live-streamed conversation with one of Indiana University’s most accomplished and acclaimed alumni: Jonathan Banks. The Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul actor shared thoughts on his career, his time at IU, and much more.