“Interview: Festival Programmer and Pure Nonfiction Host Thom Powers”

I’ve got an interview with Thom Powers over at Nonfics. Thom, who has been called a “kingmaker for documentaries” by the New York Times, is host of the podcast Pure Nonfiction, documentary programmer for the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), Artistic Director of both the Stranger Than Fiction screening series and the documentary film festival DOC NYC, co-founder of both the Cinema Eye Honors and the Garrett Scott Documentary Development Grant, curator of documentaries for Sundance Now, and the host of WNYC’s “Documentary of the Week” program.

Check out our conversation here.

About Daniel Clarkson Fisher

Daniel Clarkson Fisher is an essay filmmaker and writer whose work has appeared in outlets that include AlterNet, Nonfics, Bright Lights Film Journal, Religion Dispatches, Lion’s Roar, the Journal of Religion & Film, Patheos, Buddhadharma: The Practitioner’s Quarterly, and Tricycle: The Buddhist Review. He has also commented on news stories and other topics for CNN, the Religion News Service, E! Entertainment Television, and Fandor Keyframe.
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