After a decade this Eastern-European cinephile event has finally come into its own, trading in grand spectacle for subtle gestures.
Lauren Wissot speaks with emerging director Matthijs van Heijningen about everything from making art from commercials, to taking inspiration from Polanski, to why the next big thing might not be emerging from his homeland anytime soon.
Setting the scene in his thick Scottish brogue, guide Tim Bell pulled a worn copy of Irvine Welsh’s infamous novel from his rucksack and proceeded to take his guests on an absurd, spontaneous, and magical, Speed Levitch-worthy journey where literature, film and reality meshed and sometimes collided.
Lauren Wissot talks to Danish director Eva Mulvad about family, losing wealth, and the drama between the past and the present.
Lauren Wissot talks to Oscar-winning “Project Nim” director James about monkeys, humanity and everything in between.
Lauren Wissot talks to “Gasland” director about fracking, artistry and activism, and PR attack dogs.
“For the first time in human history we’ve produced something that has consequences for 100,000 years. What does that mean?”
Who needs subtlety when you’ve got a beggar who fights with an iron fan?
“Kamp” runs closer to cinema than to theater, most notably the work of David Lynch.
“Why do I accuse him? Because it’s my job,” the flummoxed prosecutor acknowledges.