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Saoirse Ronan and John Crowley discuss 'Brooklyn'

John Crowley, the director of Brooklyn, talks to his leading lady Saoirse Ronan about dancing with the camera, connecting to the role and a fortuitous meeting with Patti Smith. Wendy Mitchell reports.


Q&A: Sudhanshu Saria, 'Loev'

Sudhanshu Saria bravely steps forward as a voice for India’s gay community with his first feature Loev that has its world premiere in the Tridens First Feature Film Competition at the Black Night Film Festival. 

Tiina Lokk

Tiina Lokk-Tramberg on a 'significant year' for Black Nights Film Festival

Getting the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (BNFF) to a ‘Class A’ FIAPF status was 18 years in the works for festival director Tiina Lokk-Tramberg. 

Soheila Golestani and Mahtab Nasirpour

Q&A: Soheila Golestani & Mahtab Nasirpour, 'Two'

Screen spoke to the Iranian director and lead actress of the Iranian film playing in the debut competition at Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival.

Simone Baumann and Vitaliy Manskiy

Q&A: Vitaliy Manskiy & Simone Baumann, 'Under the Sun'

The Russian film-maker and producer discusses their latest documentary, which receives its international premiere at the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival.

Mark Johnson

Oscars 2016: Mark Johnson talks chairing foreign-language category

Mark Johnson, chairman of AMPAS’s foreign-language film award committee, tells Matt Mueller about the quiet revolution that has led to films such as Amour and Ida winning the coveted Oscar


Jack Zagha Kababie, 'Almacenados'

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: The Mexican director talks about his two-hander Almacenados (Warehoused), an existential drama about the relationship between two warehouse employees that screens in the México Primero section of the Los Cabos International Film festival this weekend.

david leon

Q&A: David Leon, 'Orthodox'

Former Screen Star of Tomorrow David Leon on making his debut film in the orthodox Jewish community, bare-knuckle boxing, and working with Oliver Stone.

Daniel Pemberton

Daniel Pemberton talks composing 'Steve Jobs'

The composer on scoring for Danny Boyle’s Oscar contender.

hansal mehta

Hansal Mehta talks gay victimisation drama 'Aligarh'

Hansal Mehta discusses his latest film Aligarh, about the victimisation of a gay university professor, which played as the opening film of this year’s Mumbai Film Festival.

Caradog James

Caradog James, 'Don’t Knock Twice'

The Welsh director of cult hit The Machine talks to Jeremy Kay ahead of the AFM about his latest film, a supernatural horror starring Katee Sackhoff.

Claudio Cupellini

Rome: Claudio Cupellini talks 'Alaska'

The Italian director discusses trading gritty TV series Gomorrah for love story Alaska.

Michael Kutza

Michael Kutza, Chicago International Film Festival

The festival founder and artistic director talks to Jeremy Berkowitz about how he gave up medical studios to pursue his love of film and set up the longest running competitive festival in the US.

Jonas Cuaron

Jonas Cuaron talks the highs and lows of making 'Desierto'

The Mexican writer-director on making his ‘desert version’ of Gravity.

Ian Harnarine

Ian Harnarine, 'Doubles With Slight Pepper'

The Brooklyn-based, Canadian filmmaker son to Trinidadian immigrants was in Port Of Spain last month to pitch his drama at the trinidad + tobago film festival’s Caribbean Film Mart.

Matthew Liu

Q&A: Matthew Liu, Heyi Pictures

Matthew Liu, president of Youku Tudou’s film arm Heyi Pictures, talks about the company’s international expansion plans and the convergence of the film and internet industries in China.

Nabil Ayouch

Q&A: Nabil Ayouch, director of 'Much Loved'

Nabil Ayouch talks about his latest film, which has attracted controversy in its native Morocco.

sarah gavron

'Suffragette' director Sarah Gavron on women behind the camera

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Sarah Gavron on her BFI London Film Festival opener Suffragette and the challenges of being a female film-maker.

Joe Menendez

Joe Menendez, 'Ladrones'

A film about opportunity seems fitting for director Joe Menendez and writer Jon Molerio, who have finally collaborated on their first project 16 years after a fateful encounter.

Busan: Larry Yang talks 'Mountain Cry'

Larry Yang, director of Busan closing film Mountain Cry, explains how he adapted a rural Chinese story set in the 1980s for contemporary audiences in China and overseas.