Director Rebecca Zlotowski talks with PopMatters about her most autobiographical film to date, Other People’s Children, which has a “whiff” of Claude Sautet about it.
Singing the Cape Verde blues known as “morna”, the world-renowned Cesária Évora sang in local Creole to a slow tempo reflecting a melancholy state of mind. Her gentle, lulling timbre recounts some of the darkest moments of the volcanic island.
French-American composer, painter, and film director Pierre Földes talks about his unbridled animated adaptation of Haruki Murakami’s stories, Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman.
Director Sharon ‘Rocky’ Roggio discusses her documentary, 1946: The Mistranslation That Shifted Culture, and how the Bible has been weaponised against the LGBTQIA+ community.
The Dardenne Brothers, Jean-Pierre and Luc discuss moving beyond the label of “unaccompanied immigrant” in their humanist immigration drama, Tori and Lokita.
Director Santiago Mitre discusses how his fear for democracies worldwide motivated him to dramatise the Trial of the Juntas in the courtroom drama Argentina, 1985.
Indigenous Australian writer, director, and actress Leah Purcell talks about reimagining Henry Lawson’s short story and inserting her family history into The Legend of Molly Johnson.
Director Charline Bourgeois-Tacquet talks with PopMatters about challenging the idea of cinema as an image-based art with her romantic comedy, Anaïs in Love.