In 2011, as IU Cinema enjoyed its first year of providing transformative cinematic experiences, it also launched its official podcast, A Place for Film. After four years, the podcast released its 169th and final episode… until it was resurrected by regular blog contributor and IU Cinema lover David Carter in 2018. Over time, David and his co-host Elizabeth Roell have discussed everything from Ida Lupino to J-horror to The Matrix — all of which, of course, relates to the programming of IU Cinema.
After a year-long hiatus, A Place for Film is back and just as fun as it had always been. I’ll admit I may be biased. I’ve known both David and Elizabeth for a few years now and I was a guest for a 2018 episode about my favorite director, Alfred Hitchcock. However, David and Elizabeth’s passion for movies is infectious, and it was great talking to them about the podcast’s beginnings, their adoration for IU Cinema, and their plans for future episodes. (more…)