We spoke to Xu Bing about his lengthy career as an artist, and what inspired him to make an entry into cinema.
Panoptic – An Interview with Rana Eid
We spoke to Panoptic-director Rana Eid about filming painful histories, the collective process of reflection filmmakers in Lebanon are undertaking, and how her background in sound informed her debut feature.
Lucky – An Interview with John Carroll Lynch
We spoke to John Carroll Lynch about the filming Lucky as an intimate piece about Stanton’s life, working with a cast and crew devoted to the actor, and making a film about mortality in such proximity to reality.
Mrs. Fang – An Interview with Wang Bing
We spoke to Wang Bing about the briefness, ethical dilemmas, and process behind Mrs. Fang at Locarno Film Festival, where it went on to take out the top prize.
Good Luck – An Interview with Ben Russell
Jeremy Elphick speaks with Ben Russell about his film GOOD LUCK, his lengthy relationship with Suriname, and the experience of shooting for the first time in Serbia.
Wajib – An Interview with Annemarie Jacir
We spoke with Annemarie Jacir about the capturing conflict on screen, making films about Palestinian identity, and how the country’s film scene has developed in recent years.
Scary Mother – An Interview with Ana Urushadze and Nata Murvanidze
At Locarno, Jeremy Elphick spoke to SCARY MOTHER team Ana Urushadze and Nata Murvanidze about the filmmaking process in Georgia, the hurdles in acquiring funding, and the dynamics of directing a feature and working with a large crew at young age.
Milla – An Interview with Valérie Massadian
At Locarno 70, Jeremy Elphick spoke at length with director Valérie Massadian, whose latest film MILLA took home the festival’s special jury prize.
Meteors – An Interview with Gürcan Keltek
We spoke to up with Gürcan Keltek at Locarno Film Festival about filming in zones of conflict, how he perceives his work, and his hopes to screen the film in Turkey.
Locarno70 – An Interview with Olivier Assayas
Jeremy Elphick spoke to French filmmaker Olivier Assayas at Locarno Film Festival, where he served as the head of the jury for the International Competition.