We spoke to director Sonia Kennebeck about the challenges of shooting her intimate feature debut on America’s drone warfare in the Middle East.
We speak to Oscar-winning director Michaël Dudok de Wit about his feature debut, collaborating with Studio Ghibli and finding the film’s identity.
We speak to Thorsten Schütte, director of EAT THAT QUESTION, about his lifelong appreciation of Frank Zappa and the process of documenting his life and worldview exclusively through archival footage.
We spoke to Jai Love, the Sydney-based director of DEAD HANDS DIG DEEP, about the documentary’s iconic subject, death-rock frontman Edwin Borsheim, and the process of investigating his dark worldview.
We speak to Ben Ferris, director of 57 LAWSON and the Sydney Film School, about melding documentary with fiction and creating an egalitarian history of the city.
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.