Interviews - Directors


“Why Don’t We Just Make it Seven-and-a-Half Hours?” Director Ezra Edelman on O.J.: Made in America

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If you are in New York City or Los Angeles, go see Ezra Edelman’s epic, important, masterful seven and a half hour documentary O.J.: Made in America in a theater. Yes, if you cannot see this film in the theaters…  Read more

By May 20, 2016

Five Questions for Almost Holy Director Steve Hoover

Almost HolyAlmost Holy

In the early 2000s, amid political turmoil in the Ukraine, a pastor named Gennadiy Mokhnenko battled child homelessness and drug addiction using unorthodox methods. The controversial pastor abducted homeless children, many of whom suffered drug addiction, and forcibly brought them to Pilgrim Republic,…  Read more

By May 20, 2016

Directors Frida and Lasse Barkfors on Their Complex Portrait of a Sex Offender Community, Pervert Park

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When first-time filmmakers Frida and Lasse Barkfors read an article in a Danish newspaper about a community of sex offenders living in Florida they immediately wanted to go there. Traveling from Scandinavia to Florida they were surprised by the place…  Read more

By May 20, 2016

Being Reborn as a 16-Year-Old Girl: Nicholas Winding Refn on His Vampiric Assault on the Beauty Industry, The Neon Demon

Elle Fanning in The Neon DemonElle Fanning in The Neon Demon

Nicholas Winding Refn’s new The Neon Demon, premiering in Competition at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival, is a nightmarish, outlandish fashion-world riff on A Star is Born in which vampiric models struggling to remain alluring in a swipe-to-the-next-one culture provide…  Read more

By May 19, 2016

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