Director Interviews


“How Could the Film be Interesting if the Director Doesn’t Put Himself or Herself at Risk?”: Agnès Varda, The Beaches Of Agnes

Beaches of Agnes

On the sad occasion of Agnes Varda’s passing at the age of 90 today, we’re reposting this spirited and typically inspiring 2009 interview done by Nick Dawson in the lobby of Film Forum when her autobiographical essay film, The Beaches…  Read more

By Mar 29, 2019

You Can Go Home Again: Alfonso Cuarón On Sound, Vision and Memory In Roma


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By Dec 17, 2018

6,500 Kilometers in 29 Shooting Days: Jérôme Reybaud on 4 Days in France

The start to finish route of 4 Days in France (Drawing by Sylvia Savadjian)

I wrote a little bit about 4 Days in France yesterday; a few hours after publishing, I went to meet writer/director Jérôme Reybaud to follow up on some particular points of interest. Some basic plot points about this recommended quasi-romance/road trip narrative:…  Read more

By Aug 4, 2017

“You Try to Find the Beauty, Shoot It and Move On”: John G. Young on His Microbudget Drama, Bwoy


As Brad, a grief-stricken closeted gay man in upstate New York who becomes increasingly obsessed with a younger Jamaica man (Jimmy Brooks) he meets in an online meat market, Anthony Rapp (Star Trek: Discovery, Rent) is fantastic in writer-director John…  Read more

By Jun 23, 2017

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