In this Jan. 24, 2006 file photo, filmmaker Jonathan Demme appears at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. Demme died, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, from complications from esophageal cancer in New York. He was 73. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

Oscar-winning director Jonathan Demme dies

Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of “The Silence of the Lambs” and “Philadelphia,” and whose Talking Heads documentary “Stop Makin…