All posts in category Interviews

The Mission of Herman Stern Director Art Phillips Interview

Interview by Greg Carlson On Tuesday, November 14 at 7:00 p.m., the Fargo Theatre will host a screening of “The Mission of Herman Stern,” a documentary chronicling the remarkable humanitarian efforts of the North Dakota businessman and founder, in 1924, of the Greater North Dakota Association. Beyond his economic entrepreneurship and civic engagement, Herman Stern […]

North Dakota Human Rights Film and Arts Festival Director Sean Coffman Interview

Interview by Greg Carlson An impressive collection of visual art and fiction and nonfiction movies, including “Awake: A Dream from Standing Rock” (pictured above), can be seen by the public during the inaugural North Dakota Human Rights Film and Arts Festival. HPR film editor Greg Carlson talked to organizer Sean Coffman about the events.   […]

Brent Brandt Interview

Interview by Greg Carlson On Wednesday, September 13, 2017, actor and filmmaker Sean Astin will visit the Fargo Theatre to share conversation about his life in the movie industry. Cinephile, film festival producer, and enthusiastic LaserDisc collector Brent Brandt will co-host the event. Greg Carlson: After co-founding the South Dakota Film Festival and living and […]

Brett Haley Interview

Interview by Greg Carlson Writer-director Brett Haley spoke with Greg Carlson ahead of the Fargo Film Festival’s screening of “The Hero” at 7:00 p.m. on March 24.   Greg Carlson: Congratulations on “The Hero.” I was at the second Sundance screening. The one where you had been up all night and had just sold it. […]

Matt Myers Interview

Interview by Greg Carlson Producer Matt Myers and writer-director Joe Maggio, along with many cast and crewmembers from “Supermoto” will attend the Fargo Film Festival for a special screening of the narrative feature. “Supermoto” will be shown on Saturday, March 19 at 3:15 p.m. at the Fargo Theatre.   Greg Carlson: Tell me a little […]

Mike Scholtz Interview

Interview by Greg Carlson Every time I have the opportunity to interview my friend Mike Scholtz, I like to provide full disclosure that we have known each other since childhood. I do this mostly as an excuse to share that Mike invited me to my first birthday sleepover party when I was eleven or twelve, […]

Katelyn Whitehead Interview

Fargo-Moorhead native Katelyn Whitehead moved to Los Angeles after completing her undergraduate degree at the University of Minnesota. A talented artist who cut her filmmaking teeth in Fargo 48 Hour Film Project competitions with collaborators, friends, and fellow Moorhead Spuds Johan Anderson and Dan Bock, Whitehead enthusiastically endorses “Back to the Future” (“the Holy Grail […]

John Waters Interview

Legendary filmmaker John Waters will receive the Ted M. Larson Award from the Fargo Film Festival following his performance of “This Filthy World” on closing night, Saturday, March 7, at 7 p.m. at the Fargo Theatre. Waters will hold an audience Q & A after the show and autograph copies of his books, which Zandbroz […]

Gabriel DeLoach and Zach Keifer Interview

Filmmakers Gabriel DeLoach and Zach Keifer will attend the screening of their vibrant punk rock documentary “If We Shout Loud Enough” at the Fargo Film Festival on Friday, March 7 at 3 p.m. Tickets are available at the door.   High Plains Reader film editor Greg Carlson talked to Gabriel and Zach about their movie. […]

David Sprunger Interview

Interview by Greg Carlson Joss Whedon’s adaptation of “Much Ado About Nothing” is only the second theatrically released, English language, synchronous sound version of the text produced as a film and not a filmed version of a stage production, distinctions that have prompted excitement for fans of Shakespeare at the movies. High Plains Reader film […]