The creator and director of the new documentary Shirkers on loss, growing up in Singapore, and the 26-year journey that led to the film’s release.
An interview with director Crystal Moselle, plus a photoshoot with the cast.
Documenting my love for the French filmmaker.
The writer/director on capturing real moments, developing your own techniques, and amplifying other people’s stories.
A chat with the film’s director and stars.
A discussion with the creators and cast of the new movie Everything, Everything.
An interview with a director of music videos and “mutant television.”
The filmmaker on his new movie Moonlight, complicity in oppressive systems, bullying, and the importance of self-definition.
To avoid: crashing and burning.
“If we can inspire some kid to pick up a guitar or start a band, that would be cool.”
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