Drawing on letters, memorabilia and historical documentaries, author Bob Sitton (’59) reconstructs the life and work of pioneering film critic Iris Barry.
Stories Tagged: Wake Forest alumnus Bob Sitton writes a book about Iris Barry titled ‘Lady in the Dark’
May 5, 2014
February 27, 2013
Producer and actress Sona Tatoyan (’00) is tackling one of the darkest periods in world history for her next film.
February 25, 2013
For Curt Beech (’94), a member of the ‘Lincoln’ Oscar-winning production design team, every movie is a little miracle.
February 20, 2012
In the film industry, ‘limitations breed creativity,’ says art director Curt Beech (’94).
February 10, 2012
Big filmmakers trust Robin Nelson Sweet (’87) to manage the big bucks.
October 6, 2011
After eating in every single restaurant in New Orleans, Ray Cannata (’90) knows a thing or two about food — and about the people, culture and music of the Crescent City.
June 3, 2011
FORTY YEARS after the movie “Brian’s Song” put Wake Forest in the national spotlight, a film that opened this spring also combines football and adversity, and it presents the close-knit community of Demon Deacons. “The 5th Quarter” features the 2006 Wake Forest football season — when the Deacs were predicted to be in last place but ended up ACC Champions — as a backdrop for a more personal story. Defensive player Jon Abbate (’10) lost his younger brother Luke in an auto accident at home in Marietta, Ga., before the season began.
April 25, 2011
Thai filmmaker Apichatpong Weersethakul was the first recipient of the Peter Brunette Award during the 13th Annual RiverRun International Film Festival.
March 24, 2011
An inspirational true story of Jon Abbate (’10), the Abbate family and the Deacons’ 2006 championship football season, ‘The 5th Quarter’ opens in selected cities across the Southeast on March 25.
March 22, 2011
Jessica Devaney (MA ’06), associate producer and assistant editor of “Budrus,” will attend a screening of the film and answer questions on March 23.