© 2024 254 North Front Street, Suite 300, Wilmington, NC 28401 | 910.343.1640
News Classical 91.3 Wilmington 92.7 Wilmington 96.7 Southport
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations
CAPE FEAR MEMORIAL BRIDGE: Updates, resources, and context
Cinematique of Wilmington is a series of classic, foreign and notable films sponsored by WHQR and Historic Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets to all screenings are available at the Thalian Hall Website or at the Thalian Hall Box office (Monday-Friday from 12-5pm and one hour before showtime). Admission is $9.63 ($7+ tax and $2.14 ticketing fee)Showtime for Cinematique Films is 7:00pm, plus 4pm matinees on Wednesdays (unless otherwise noted) at Historic Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street. For more details about the series or individual features, call the Thalian Box Office at 910.632.2285 or click here.

Director Ira Sachs Visits Wilmington; New Film "Little Men" Screens At Thalian Hall

Magnolia Films/Eric McNatt
Greg Kinnear & Paulina Garcia star in "Little Men"

Award-winning New York filmmaker Ira Sachs is in Wilmington, North Carolina this week. Sachs' latest film, Little Men, screens tonight through Wednesday at Thalian Hall as part of theCinematique film series. Sachs will join the audience on Tuesday night (11/1) to answer questions about his work. WHQR's Gina Gambony spoke with Sachs about the film, which premiered at Sundance this year. Listen above. See the Web Extra below.

Selected praise for Little Men: "Truly an exhilarating gift" (Rolling Stone). "Ira Sachs is gradually become the quintessential auter of today's New York (New York Magazine). "FIVE STARS. Achingly humane. Deeply moving. The cumulative effect is heart-rending" (The Guardian).

Credit Magnolia Films/Eric McNatt
Ira Sachs

In addition to talking about Little Men, Sachs shared his creative process, additional projects, and advice to beginning filmmakers. His thoughts and experiences would be interesting to a variety of artists. Listen to this Web Extra here: 

LiSTEN to further conversation with Ira Sachs about his creative process, other projects, and creating good film

"Little Men" premiered at Sundance in January, 2016