Robert Lieberman on “They Call It Myanmar” image

Robert Lieberman on “They Call It Myanmar”

The documentary filmmaker explains how he came to film from academia, the origin of his interest in Burma, the obstacles to filming there and how he came to interview opposition party leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

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Interview with Susan Youssef, “Habibi” image

Interview with Susan Youssef, “Habibi”

The promising young director opens up about the inspirations behind her first feature, the response she's received from audiences around the globe, and what it means to her to be part of the Film Society's New Arab Cinema series.

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Interview with Michel Lipkes, “Malaventura” image

Interview with Michel Lipkes, “Malaventura”

The director on his d├ębut film, contradictions in Mexican culture and making a sentimental film without venturing into melodrama.

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Interview with Matias Meyer, “The Last Christeros” image

Interview with Matias Meyer, “The Last Christeros”

The writer-director discusses his Latinbeat film, nature, non-professional actors and Dutch filmmaker Johan van der Keuken.

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VIDEO: Q&A with Filmmakers and Stars of “Killer Joe” image

VIDEO: Q&A with Filmmakers and Stars of “Killer Joe”

Following a Film Comment Selects screening of the latest from legendary director William Friedkin, the filmmaker sat down with screenwriter Tracy Letts and stars Matthew McConaughey and Gina Gershon to discuss their process, making it in the industry, and the film's dark material.

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Interview with Joshua Sanchez, “Four” image

Interview with Joshua Sanchez, “Four”

The director of the Opening Night film of this year's NewFest spoke with us about his hope for his debut feature, adapting Christopher Shinn's play, the emotional complexities that drive his characters and the lasting effects of dysfunctional family dynamics.

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VIDEO: Q&A with Filmmakers and Stars of “Ruby Sparks” image

VIDEO: Q&A with Filmmakers and Stars of “Ruby Sparks”

Following a sneak preview of the latest from directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris (Little Miss Sunshine), the duo sat down with actor Paul Dano and actress/screenwriter Zoe Kazan to discuss their creative process, influences, and the complexities of love.

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Interview with Donnie Yen, “Dragon” image

Interview with Donnie Yen, “Dragon”

Martial arts film star and action-director Donnie Yen talks about his influences, working with Jimmy Wang Yu, why he has made so many period films and his latest on-screen role in Peter Chan's Dragon, which screens tonight in the New York Asian Film Festival!

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VIDEO: ND/NF Q&A with Benh Zeitlin, “Beasts of the Southern Wild” image

VIDEO: ND/NF Q&A with Benh Zeitlin, “Beasts of the Southern Wild”

One of this year's film festival darlings finally arrives in theaters tomorrow! Before you see it, watch our discussion with the director, writer and crew following its screening as the surprise Closing Night film of this year's New Directors/New Films festival.

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Interview with Annie Goldson, “Brother Number One” image

Interview with Annie Goldson, “Brother Number One”

The award-winning Kiwi documentarian discusses justice in Cambodia, religion, photography and the emotional toils of making her new film, which screens this week in the Human Rights Watch Film Festival.

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