Indie film producer enjoys success outside studio system

Nov 21, 2013

The MSU Film Collective showing of the Christine Vachon-produced 'I’m Not There' is tonight at 8pm in room B122 of Wells Hall. You can also hear Vachon’s public lecture at 5pm Friday in the RCAH Theatre.

Filmmaker Christine Vachon is behind some of today’s most successful independent movies, including “Boys Don’t Cry”, “Far From Heaven” and “One Hour Photo”. The MSU Film Collective is screening her movie “I’m Not There” tonight, and Vachon will speak about the state of independent film on campus tomorrow.

Current State’s Scott Pohl spoke with Christine Vachon about her career, and independent film in today’s Hollywood. She says platforms like Netflix and Hulu are opening doors for storytellers and their audiences.