A curated list of indie news and recommendations from ITVS’s Rebecca Huval.
Werner Herzog fans rejoice! This 30-minute autobiographical documentary from 1986 shows the acclaimed German auteur meandering his childhood mountains and planning a never-completed filmmaking expedition to the Himalayas.
If you ever need a solid example of how to raise money for media on Kickstarter, look to 99% Invisible. The design radio show and podcast broke the record this week for the amount of money raised for a journalism project with $147,000. Also, the podcast is fabulous.
Run, swim, hitchhike, hang glide to Mississippi if you want to appear in James Franco’s film adaptation of As I Lay Dying. This week, open call casting began in Jackson this Wednesday, and another round will be held Friday and Saturday.