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“We did a real séance on Zoom”: Rob Savage on video call horror Host

Director Rob Savage explains how he made his timely Zoom-based horror under the constraints of lockdown.

By John Bleasdale

“We did a real séance on Zoom”: Rob Savage on video call horror Host
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Expanding realities: An interview with Ulrich Schrauth, the man behind the LFF’s XR and immersive programme

Expanding realities: An interview with Ulrich Schrauth, the man behind the LFF’s XR and immersive programme
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“This is a story about people trying to get their freedom”: Channing Godfrey Peoples on her debut feature Miss Juneteenth

By Jourdain Searles

“This is a story about people trying to get their freedom”: Channing Godfrey Peoples on her debut feature Miss Juneteenth
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“Foreigners in a foreign land, finding a sense of hope”: Hong Khaou on Monsoon

By Devika Girish

“Foreigners in a foreign land, finding a sense of hope”: Hong Khaou on Monsoon
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“People can justify awful things through their faith”: Antonio Campos on The Devil All the Time

By Philip Concannon

“People can justify awful things through their faith”: Antonio Campos on The Devil All the Time
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“Alan Moore pushed me to think less about the killer and more about the spirit of the times”: Bong Joon Ho on Memories of Murder

By Tony Rayns

“Alan Moore pushed me to think less about the killer and more about the spirit of the times”: Bong Joon Ho on Memories of Murder
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“I don’t know how anyone could feel secure in the world as it is right now”: an interview with Charlie Kaufman

By Jonathan Romney

“I don’t know how anyone could feel secure in the world as it is right now”: an interview with Charlie Kaufman
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Mathieu Kassovitz on La Haine: “I made the movie because kids die”

By Kaleem Aftab

Mathieu Kassovitz on La Haine: “I made the movie because kids die”
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Ladj Ly on Les Misérables: “Film is a tool. It changes things.”

By Elena Lazic

Ladj Ly on Les Misérables: “Film is a tool. It changes things.”
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Walkabout – Half a century on, Luc Roeg remembers the outback shoot

By Elena Lazic

Walkabout – Half a century on, Luc Roeg remembers the outback shoot
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She Dies Tomorrow: Amy Seimetz on her timely contagion film

By Josh Slater-Williams

She Dies Tomorrow: Amy Seimetz on her timely contagion film
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“I’m drawn to survivors”: Francis Lee on Ammonite

By Isabel Stevens

“I’m drawn to survivors”: Francis Lee on Ammonite
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The misfit-education of Michaela Coel

By Gaylene Gould

The misfit-education of Michaela Coel
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Racism in the UK film industry: what needs to change, and who needs to change it?

By Naomi Obeng

Racism in the UK film industry: what needs to change, and who needs to change it?
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Bringing up baby: Hosoda Mamoru on Mirai

By Nick Bradshaw

Bringing up baby: Hosoda Mamoru on Mirai
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Bringing up baby: Hosoda Mamoru on Mirai

By Nick Bradshaw

Bringing up baby: Hosoda Mamoru on Mirai
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Meet whiplash Wilder: Billy Wilder interviewed in 1967

By Charles Higham

Meet whiplash Wilder: Billy Wilder interviewed in 1967
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“It’s about a love between mother and daughter”: Alice Winocour on Proxima and making space for mothers

“It’s about a love between mother and daughter”: Alice Winocour on Proxima and making space for mothers
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A man for all seasons: Fritz Lang interviewed in 1967

By Axel Madsen

A man for all seasons: Fritz Lang interviewed in 1967
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The outsider: Claire Oakley on her Cornish caravan park thriller Make Up

By Nikki Baughan

The outsider: Claire Oakley on her Cornish caravan park thriller Make Up
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About bloody time: Saint Frances is a comedy tackling tired taboos about female experience

By Nikki Baughan

About bloody time: Saint Frances is a comedy tackling tired taboos about female experience
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“Memory is the only raw material we can turn to”: the Black Audio Film Collective on creating a Black cinema

By Julian Petley

“Memory is the only raw material we can turn to”: the Black Audio Film Collective on creating a Black cinema
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“We have to study you in order to survive”: Horace Ové on Black and White Britain

By Sylvia Paskin

“We have to study you in order to survive”: Horace Ové on Black and White Britain
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How we animated Luis Buñuel – The making of Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles

By Kambole Campbell

How we animated Luis Buñuel – The making of Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles
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Who We Are – Five minutes with Caleb Femi

Who We Are – Five minutes with Caleb Femi
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“Everybody lives differently”: Debbie Tucker Green on Second Coming

By Ashley Clark

“Everybody lives differently”: Debbie Tucker Green on Second Coming
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Bringing up baby: Hosoda Mamoru on Mirai

By Nick Bradshaw

Bringing up baby: Hosoda Mamoru on Mirai
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Earl Cameron remembers his debut in Ealing’s Pool of London

By Philip Kemp

Earl Cameron remembers his debut in Ealing’s Pool of London
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“The audience has to believe that toughness”: Gina Prince-Bythwood on The Old Guard’s female-centred action

By Hanna Flint

“The audience has to believe that toughness”: Gina Prince-Bythwood on The Old Guard’s female-centred action
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