The world premiere of Videoman (Videomannen) at Arrow Video FrightFest 2018 finds director Söderström telling a tale of characters that are trying to deal with reality.
Now screening at Arrow Video FrightFest 2018, François Simard, Yoann-Karl Whissell and Anouk Whissell of Summer of 84 discuss with PopMatters something far more scary than the suburbs: the audience.
Winkler discusses the morally dubious world of Flower, wherein audiences can explore darker shades of themselves -- and darker aspects of their sympathy.
Dreams tell stories, but movies are so much more than just dreams. Brühlmann discusses her coming-of-age feature debut, Blue My Mind.
First Reformed may explore the edges of faith but director Paul Schrader believes that what moves us in cinema is no mystery: it's simply "action and empathy".
This remembrance of World War I in today's Brexit Britain illuminates the public's ignorance towards the bloody lessons of the past.
There are movies that you watch and movies that you experience. American Animals asks viewers to be present and believe what they see, as Layton pulls back the curtain on how stories are fictionalised and misremembered.
For Afghan women, moving forward in a country that is moving backward is extraordinarily difficult. Sarah Menzies documents their pursuit of freedom and independence from the seats of their bicycles.
Filmmaking is tough. The original vision is rarely the result. But the imperfections of the collaborative process can be just what the film needs, says Concealed director Shane T. Hall.
Amy Adrion talks about her directorial debut, Half the Picture, society's fear of empowering women in film, and how that must be overcome.
Good film, like good literature and theatre, is not escapism. Martel's work intentionally subverts the act of turning a blind eye.
P. David Ebersole and Todd Hughes delight in the slippery nature of truth in their documentary filmmaking. Like Jayne Mansfield herself, the moment you think you can pin them down, they've already danced away to another possibility.
Is he prince charming? Or the big bad wolf? Debut director Michael Pearce discusses how he revels in ambiguity in this interview with PopMatters.