Posts by Davy Rothbart
The Making of Medora: Indiana High School Basketball and a Friendship Between a Filmmaker and His Subject
On a bright and cold afternoon almost exactly three years ago, I climbed onto a school bus with my camera and tripod. Staring back at me were 15 sullen high school boys. This was my first day filming a documentary, Medora, about a tiny, dwindling town in Indiana and its high school basketball team, the […]
Q&A: Brady Hoke
The University of Michigan football coach on his eighth-ranked Wolverines, the BCS playoff, and classic rock.
Q&A: Indie Game Directors James Swirsky and Lisanne Pajot
The pair talk about their award-winning documentary on the smaller side of gaming.
Bonus Questions: Lisanne Pajot and James Swirsky
More with the Indie Game filmmakers.
Q&A: Nick Stoller, The Five-Year Engagement Director
The Forgetting Sarah Marshall director talks about his start as a writer and how his own marriage influenced his latest film.
Bonus Questions: Nick Stoller
More with the Five-Year Engagement director.
Q&A: Kevin Macdonald, Marley Director
The director of the Oscar-winning Last King of Scotland talks about his new film and the mystery of Bob Marley.
Three Questions for Heather Courtney
The director of Where Soldiers Come From talks about the film.
Quick Hitters With Richard Jenkins
Exclusive outtakes from Davy Rothbart’s interview with character actor Richard Jenkins.
Bonus Questions: Lupe Izzo
More with the first lady of Michigan State basketball.