Ahead of the launch of the 11th Sydney Latin American Film Festival, we spoke to programmer Gisselle Gallego about the films on offer and the Latin American cinema landscape.
A discussion with renowned Indian filmmaker Anurag Kashyap (Gangs of Wasseypur, Raman Raghav 2.0, Dev.D) on censorship in an Indian context, the relationship between art and commerce, and supporting good cinema.
We spoke to Akihiko Shiota at Locarno to talk about his latest film WET WOMAN IN THE WIND, the roman porno genre that it seeks to remould, and the manner in which Shiota approached making such a particular film.
We spoke to Katsuya Tomita at Locarno to talk about his latest film BANGKOK NITES, the intersections shared in Japan and Thailand’s histories and identity, the process behind the film, and the inspiration other filmmakers had on the work.
We spoke to film critic Jonathan Rosenbaum at MIFF 2016 about the Jerry Lewis retrospective, the evolution of film criticism and his experiences with Fuller, Tati, Rivette, Kiarostami and more.
We spoke to Anocha Suwichakornpong at Locarno to talk about her latest film BY THE TIME IT GETS DARK, the process behind the work, and the broader cinematic landscape within Thailand today.
We spoke to Ralitza Petrova at Locarno about her Golden Leopard winner, GODLESS, the process behind the work, and the future of Bulgarian cinema.
We spoke to Junfeng Boo, director of APPRENTICE, about the ramifications of capital punishment in Singapore, its shared colonial history with Australia, and his choice to shoot in NSW gaols.
We spoke to Roger Ross Williams, Academy Governor for Documentary, about the making of his new feature LIFE, ANIMATED, his past work in journalism and his ambitions for documentary filmmaking.
We caught up with SLAVA directors Kristina Grozeva and Petar Valchanov at Locarno Film Festival to talk about their latest work, newspapers in Bulgaria, and their process of inspiration.