Archives for the ‘Video’ Category

Jason Bateman on Bad Words

By • Mar 21st, 2014 • Category: Featured, Hollywood, People, San Francisco/Silicon Valley, Video

Hollywood actor Jason Bateman talks about his debut directorial feature “Bad Words.” He  stars in the film as a 40 year old man who discovered a loophole and decides to participate in a spelling bee contest meant for middle school kids. And since this is a spelling bee contest one of his challengers is a [...]

Oscar Nominated The Square’s Jehain Noujaim & Karim Amer Part-2

By • Mar 2nd, 2014 • Category: Entertainment, Featured, People, Video, Women Achievers Special

Oscar nominated “The Square” is a powerful documentary that puts you right in the middle of the streets of Cairo- esp Tahrir Square, which was the epicenter of the Egyptian Revolution. Tahrir Square or the “maidan” is where director Jehane Noujaim and producer Karim Amer spent many months capturing the unfolding of the revolution. “The [...]

The Filmmakers of The Square – Jehane Noujaim & Karim Amer

By • Feb 20th, 2014 • Category: Entertainment, Featured, People, Video

Jehane Noujaim & Karim Amer are the  filmmaker of  Oscar nominated documentary film “The Square.” We bring you a 2-part interview with the filmmakers on how they made this film in Cairo, Egypt. In Part-1 Jehane and Karim take us behind the scenes and share how they made this very unusual documentary that traces the birth of [...]

Silicon Valley’s Cinequest Festival Co-founder & Director Halfdan Hussey

By • Feb 11th, 2014 • Category: Books and Authors, Business & Tech, Featured, Ideas, India, San Francisco/Silicon Valley, Video

Every year Silicon Valley holds its annual Cinequest film festival that is a fusion of technology and arts. This year Cinequest  is celebrating its 24th year in  downtown San Jose from March 3-16, 2014. Our guest today is Halfdan Hussey, co-founder and director of Cinequest Film Festival, who shares the highlights of this year’s festival. [...]