Director Interviews


“We Sat Down and Considered Pushing Production to Spring of 2020”: Erin Vassilopoulos on Superior


Duplicity in all its forms lurks just below the surface in Erin Vassilopoulos’s debut feature, Superior, which had its world premiere at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival last weekend. Expanded from a short she made in film school, Vassilopoulos’s feature concerns…  Read more

By Feb 3, 2021

End of the Road: Jim Jarmusch on His Johnny Depp-Starring Western Death Trip, Dead Man

Dead Man

The following interview of Jim Jarmusch about Dead Man was published originally in Filmmaker‘s Spring, 1996 issue. It is appearing online for the first time. Dead Man was reissued last year by and is now available from Criterion. In Jim…  Read more

By Aug 23, 2019

Factory Outlet: Rose Troche Talks with Director Mary Harron about I Shot Andy Warhol

I Shot Andy Warhol

[Editor’s Note: The following piece was originally published as the cover story of our Spring, 1996 edition. It appears online here for the first time.] When we invited Go Fish director Rose Troche to interview Mary Harron, the director and…  Read more

By Jul 15, 2019

“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

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