The Belgian director discusses his latest film, which challenges the mainstream media's depiction of rural Africa and the AIDs epidemic, its reception in Ethiopia, and the challenges of making an intimate documentary. Little Heaven screens June 25 – 27 in the Human Rights Watch Film Festival.
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.
Director Daniele Vicari talks about student activism, violence in cinema, and the international scope of the human rights violations that occurred at the Diaz school in Genoa during the 2001 G8 summit.
The Seattle-based indie director may have "boringly loving" relationships with her siblings, but that doesn't stop her from exploring the complexities of sisterhood in her fourth feature, which opens Friday at Film Society!
The award-winning Italian-Turkish director on poltergeists, acting, and Italian Unification. Magnificent Presence screens Friday and Monday as part of our Open Roads: New Italian Cinema festival.
The filmmaker's debut feature screens tonight at 8pm as part of Film Society's ongoing Indie Night series, followed by a Q&A with Léonetti moderated by guest co-curator Ted Hope. We asked him some questions about himself and his film by way of introduction.
The first-time director discusses independent filmmaking as a labor of love, camaraderie on set, and working with young actors. "A Little Closer" screens tonight at 8pm followed by a Q&A with Petock and his cast and crew moderated by series co-curator Ted Hope.