Richard Linklater — American Director born on July 30, 1960,

Richard Stuart Linklater is an American film director and screenwriter. As a filmmaker, Linklater is known for his humanist films which mainly revolve around personal relationships, suburban culture, and the effects of the passage of time. Some notable films include the coming-of-age comedy Dazed and Confused, the romantic drama film trilogy Before Sunrise, Before Sunset and Before Midnight; the music-themed comedy School of Rock, and the rotoscope animated Waking Life and A Scanner Darkly. In 2002 he began filming Boyhood, a passion project which took over twelve years to finish. The film was premiered in 2014 to critical acclaim. Linklater won the Golden Globe, Critics' Choice Movie Awards and BAFTAs for Best Director and Best Picture. He also received his first nomination for the Academy Award for Best Director, along with nominations for Original Screenplay and Picture... (wikipedia)

No one is asking what happened to all the homeless. No one cares, because it's easier to get on the subway and not be accosted.
Well, you have to keep your faith in the fact that there are a lot of intelligent people who are actively looking for something interesting, people who have been disappointed so many times.
I've always been most interested in the politics of everyday life: your relation to whatever you're doing, or what your ambitions are, where you live, where you find yourself in the social hierarchy.
Whatever story you want to tell, tell it at the right size.
I've always liked the minds of criminals, they seem similar to artists.