We spoke with experimental filmmaker Fern Silva, whose 16mm work Ride Like Lightning, Crash Like Thunder recently screened at the Melbourne International Film Festival.
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.
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.
At the Melbourne International Film Festival, YOURSELF AND YOURS is a sharply observed romantic comedy that’s unique among director Hong Sang-soo’s work, writes Conor Bateman.
Kai Perrignon writes on the kinship shared by Kenzo Okuzaki and David Crowley, published in partnership with Melbourne International Film Festival’s Critics Campus program.
At Locarno 70, Jeremy Elphick spoke at length with director Valérie Massadian, whose latest film MILLA took home the festival’s special jury prize.
Directors Jarius McLeary and Gethin Aldous document a four-day therapy session inside Folsom Prison with THE WORK, a beautiful film with a willingness to step into fear to find a raw, unremitting beauty in the witnessing of healing.
We spoke to Rajkummar Rao about the evolution of the Hindi cinema hero, his relationship with Hansal Mehta, and why films with small town stories are resonating with Indian audiences.
Railway Sleepers observes a cross-section of life and activity in the railway cars that criss-cross Thailand.
Logie-award winning actor Henry Nixon reflects upon the third — and final? — instalment of the THE TRIP series, which finds our favourite travelling companions Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon lost in a labyrinth of their own metatextual design.