Best known for his anti-war masterpiece Trial on the Road (1971), which was banned in the USSR for over 15 years, and Khrustyalov, My Car! (1987), which divided audiences at Cannes, the largely unsung master succumbed to illness just before the completion of his decades-in-the-making new film.
The Iranian master on working through language barriers in his latest. Japan-set film, as well as the ongoing debate between digital and film, the tragic "misunderstandings" between Iran and the U.S., and much more in this fascinating interview.
Film Society is thrilled to announce that we will be honoring the two-time Academy Award winner at this year's landmark 40th Chaplin Award Gala on Monday, April 22, 2013!
We're thrilled to announce a comprehensive retrospective of the beloved Iranian master, including crowning achievements (Taste of Cherry, the Koker Trilogy), early features (The Experience, The Traveler), and little-seen docs and shorts (Fellow Citizen, "Solution No. 1"), plus a theatrical run of NYFF50 hit Like Someone in Love!
Romanian director Radu Gabrea talks about his latest docu-drama about the Romanian revolution and the final three days of the rule of communist leader Nicolae Ceaușescu and his wife Elena.
Today's FilmLinc digest has some exciting news for fans of independent film, a troublesome piece on Romanian film culture, and much more!
We sat down with director Tudor Giurgiu and actors Andi Vasluianu and Monica Bîrlădeanu to discuss their Making Waves: New Romanian Cinema opening night film, the true events that inspired it, balancing humor and drama, the Romanian film community, and sperm donation.