Life, Above All

What a Wonderful 'Life': An Interview with Director Oliver Schmitz | 13 Jul 2011 // 5:00 PM

Life, Above All director Oliver Schmitz brings the best-selling novel Chanda's Secret to the big screen with a dazzling cast of African actresses. Schmitz chats with Nik Ruckert about the making of this universal South African tone poem about tolerance.


'Life, Above All' Confronts the South African AIDS Pandemic with Care and Honesty | 4 Dec 2011 // 10:40 PM

Oliver Schmitz's film casts an unblinking eye on the social stigma surrounding AIDS in his home country.

//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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