This month in our Women in Science & Tech TV series we talk to Shampa Banerjee of Eros Now and Hannah Kain of ALOM Technologies. We talk to them about how they got interested in science & technology and what brought them to Silicon Valley. Banerjee was drawn to science and math right… Continue Reading
Filmmaker and writer Rebecca Miller’s latest picture Maggie’s Plan is a 21stc romantic comedy that raises interesting questions about love, procreation and the need for companionship. We caught with Miller at the 59th San Francisco International Film Festival to talk about the making of her film based on a novel by Karen Rinaldi. Maggie’s Plan is studded with quirky and… Continue Reading
Joshua Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg’s documentary Weiner is about Anthony Weiner, a former New York Congressman, who also ran for Mayor of New York in 2013. Kreigman worked as Weiner’s political consultant before becoming a filmmaker. The film takes you behind the scenes and chronicles Weiner’s political life and spotlights his 2013 run for Mayor of… Continue Reading
Highlights of Maker Faire in San Mateo, May 2016.
Filmmaker Rebecca Miller talks about Maggie’s Plan that stars Greta Gerwig, Ethan Hawke, Bill Hader, Maya Rudolph, Travis Fimmel and Julianne Moore. The film is based on a novel written by Karen Rinaldi. Miller wrote and directed Maggie’s Plan. We caught up with her at the San Francisco International Film Festival to find out more… Continue Reading
Kate Beckinsale talks about Love & Friendship, where she stars as the brilliant, charming and manipulative Lady Susan Vernon. She is a widow in search of sound prospects for her daughter and herself. The film is based on a Jane Austen’s epistolary novel called Lady Susan. This kind of novel is usually told via letters and diary… Continue Reading
We caught up with filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos and actress Ariane Labed during the 59th San Francisco International Film Festival. Lanthimos was at the festival to show his first English feature film The Lobster. The Lobster has been described as a dark comedy and a dystopian Tour de Force. The film is about a parallel world with rules on… Continue Reading