One on One
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.
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.
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.
Screen spoke to the Iranian director and lead actress of the Iranian film playing in the debut competition at Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival.
The Russian film-maker and producer discusses their latest documentary, which receives its international premiere at the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival.
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
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.
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.
The composer on scoring for Danny Boyle’s Oscar contender.
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.
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.
The Italian director discusses trading gritty TV series Gomorrah for love story Alaska.
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.
The Mexican writer-director on making his ‘desert version’ of Gravity.
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, 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 talks about his latest film, which has attracted controversy in its native Morocco.
SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Sarah Gavron on her BFI London Film Festival opener Suffragette and the challenges of being a female film-maker.
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.
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.