We spoke with director Mohanad Yaqubi after the screening of his film Off Frame at the Cinéma du réel documentary film festival in Paris, and discussed the image of Palestine throughout history, and the past, present and future of political filmmaking.
We spoke with director Ivo M. Ferreira about LETTERS FROM WAR, his screenwriting process and the treatment of Portuguese colonialism in cinema.
VISION OF PARADISE is a new documentary on reggae/dub music pioneer Lee “Scratch Perry”. We spoke to director Volker Schaner ahead of its sold-out premiere screenings at Golden Age Cinema.
The Czech and Slovak Film Festival of Australia comes to Sydney for the first time between 4-7 September 2014. We caught up with the Artistic Director, Cerise Howard, to talk about the program, which features retrospectives of the iconic Czech New Wave, the inimitable surrealist Jan Švankmajer and some fascinating new films from the two nations.
With his latest film STORY OF MY DEATH playing at Melbourne International Film Festival, we talk to director Albert Serra about the film, his particular approach to actors and why Godard is the master of sound.
Cinémathèque screenings at Paddington’s Chauvel Cinemas show films from all over the world and from all throughout the history of the medium: silent, sound, black and white, colour, fiction, documentary and everything in between. It is a real cinephile’s dream. We caught up with Tim Mason, who is the curator of the Chauvel Cinémathèque program.