Just a few links I don't want to forget, regarding some of my favorite indie filmmakers:
The Criterion collection will release Jim Jarmusch's Stranger Than Paradise and Night on Earth in September. Don't expect director commentary on either DVD set (Jarmusch doesn't want to tell you what he's trying to do in his films) but Stranger includes his rarely seen first film Permanent Vacation.
John Sayles feature film, The Honeydrippers, will be released later this year; here's a clip of the band featured in film, playing a gig in NYC.
Jem Cohen's amazing film Chain will be on The Sundance Channel for several dates in July.