Category Archives: Interview: William Friedkin

Sorcerer Q&A with William Friedkin in Wichita.

Leif Jonker, who organized the very successful Sorcerer screening in Wichita, KS, has made the Q&A with William Friedkin available on youtube. Thanks to Leif for all his hard work, and of course to Mr. Friedkin for being so accommodating … Continue reading

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Friedkin helps plug Sorcerer in Wichita.

From a good Fredkin interview about the upcoming Sorcerer screenings in Wichita: “”I’ve always loved the film… I’ve seen some of my films years later and been disappointed, and I wasn’t at all with Sorcerer.”

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Excellent new William Friedkin interview on Yahoo.

Some good stuff to be found in this one: “Sorcerer — The Film That Star Wars Buried Rises Again.” Thanks to Jakub Krawczynski.

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Great Friedkin interview from The Credits.

William Friedkin: “I had made close-ups of the big oil well fire that I didn’t know how I could ever use again. I had a beautiful close-up of Rabal, and I shot it because he was sitting next to a … Continue reading

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Sorcerer (and Friedkin) in The Projection Booth.

Sorcerer will be the focus of the next episode of The Projection Booth podcast. Special guest: William Friedkin. We’re joined by Eric Cohen of The Cinefiles to talk about this often overlooked film of desperate men in desperate times. Episode available starting … Continue reading

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William Friedkin’s Sorcerer Q&A from BAM, 5/2/13.

We all owe a big fat thank you to a couple guys: to Michael Heilemann for recording the Q&A that followed the screening of Sorcerer at the Brooklyn Academy of Music Thursday night, and to Felix Favorite for passing along the … Continue reading

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William Friedkin on NPR.

An interview with William Friedkin aired on NPR yesterday, and it’s available on their website today. You can also read a short excerpt from his memoir, The Friedkin Connection, which is officially available today. Thanks to David Arrate for the … Continue reading

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