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In the Black Fantastic: a conversation with Ekow Eshun

To accompany his book and exhibition, In the Black Fantastic, Ekow Eshun has curated a season of visionary films exploring Black existence through sci-fi, myth and Afrofuturism. Here he maps out the terrain in conversation with film critic Chrystel Oloukoï.

By Chrystel Oloukoï

In the Black Fantastic: a conversation with Ekow Eshun
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“Every person is a universe”: Wim Wenders on Wings of Desire

By Lou Thomas

“Every person is a universe”: Wim Wenders on Wings of Desire
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There’s no Greek weird wave: Jacqueline Lentzou on Moon, 66 Questions

By Georgia Korossi

There’s no Greek weird wave: Jacqueline Lentzou on Moon, 66 Questions
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Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert interviewed by Edgar Wright

By Edgar Wright

Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert interviewed by Edgar Wright
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Aparna Sen on her memories of Satyajit Ray, and her controversial new film The Rapist: “Someone or other is bound to get offended”

By Arun A.K.

Aparna Sen on her memories of Satyajit Ray, and her controversial new film The Rapist: “Someone or other is bound to get offended”
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10 unsung British films

By Lou Thomas

10 unsung British films
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Anurag Kashyap on his time-bending drama Dobaaraa: “There are still few takers for challenging films”

By Arun A.K.

Anurag Kashyap on his time-bending drama Dobaaraa: “There are still few takers for challenging films”
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François Ozon on his assisted-suicide drama Everything Went Fine: “The film is like a thriller”

By Josh Slater-Williams

François Ozon on his assisted-suicide drama Everything Went Fine: “The film is like a thriller”
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Andrew Gaynord on All My Friends Hate Me: “A lot of my favourite comedies convert sorrow or pain into laughter”

By Katherine McLaughlin

Andrew Gaynord on All My Friends Hate Me: “A lot of my favourite comedies convert sorrow or pain into laughter”
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Lucile Hadžihalilović on her mesmeric fantasy Earwig: “There’s a ritual, mystical element in going to the cinema”

By Samuel Wigley

Lucile Hadžihalilović on her mesmeric fantasy Earwig: “There’s a ritual, mystical element in going to the cinema”
From the Sight and Sound archive

Immortal longing: Sally Potter on Orlando

By Walter Donohue

Immortal longing: Sally Potter on Orlando
Black Film Bulletin

The indispensable Angela Ferreira

By Jan Asante

The indispensable Angela Ferreira
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Rob Reiner: how we made This Is Spinal Tap

By Lou Thomas

Rob Reiner: how we made This Is Spinal Tap
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Alex Garland on Men, his surprising rural chiller: “All folk horror owes The Wicker Man something”

By Lou Thomas

Alex Garland on Men, his surprising rural chiller: “All folk horror owes The Wicker Man something”
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Sam Raimi on 20 years of the superhero era: “I think other types of movies will rise again”

By Lou Thomas

Sam Raimi on 20 years of the superhero era: “I think other types of movies will rise again”
From the Sight and Sound archive

‘An outstanding film director and a good European’: an interview with Max Ophüls

By Francis Koval

‘An outstanding film director and a good European’: an interview with Max Ophüls
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Vikings don’t cry: Thomas Daneskov on his off-grid comedy Wild Men

By Josh Slater-Williams

Vikings don’t cry: Thomas Daneskov on his off-grid comedy Wild Men
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“She just set the screen alight”: Laura Wandel on Playground and its child star

By Jonathan Romney

“She just set the screen alight”: Laura Wandel on Playground and its child star
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Juho Kuosmanen on his train romance Compartment No. 6: “Smartphones are destroying this kind of journey and the need for other people”

By Greg Wetherall

Juho Kuosmanen on his train romance Compartment No. 6: “Smartphones are destroying this kind of journey and the need for other people”
From the Sight and Sound archive

Slaughterhouse blues: Charles Burnett on Killer of Sheep

By Armond White and Alex Cox

Slaughterhouse blues: Charles Burnett on Killer of Sheep
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Harry Wootliff on True Things: “I wanted to show a woman who is in touch with her sexuality”

By Nikki Baughan

Harry Wootliff on True Things: “I wanted to show a woman who is in touch with her sexuality”
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Sonita Gale on Hostile, her documentary about migrant experience in the UK

By Abiba Coulibaly

Sonita Gale on Hostile, her documentary about migrant experience in the UK
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Adeel Akhtar on Ali & Ava: “When we think about all the stories we hear about Asian guys from Bradford, that’s not one of them”

By Katherine McLaughlin

Adeel Akhtar on Ali & Ava: “When we think about all the stories we hear about Asian guys from Bradford, that’s not one of them”
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The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde: Hope Dickson Leach on her immersive new take on the gothic classic

By Heeyeon Park

The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde: Hope Dickson Leach on her immersive new take on the gothic classic
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Peter Strickland on Flux Gourmet: “Extreme violence doesn’t interest me. It doesn’t really provoke”

By Lou Thomas

Peter Strickland on Flux Gourmet: “Extreme violence doesn’t interest me. It doesn’t really provoke”
Black Film Bulletin

Menelik Shabazz: the collective spirit

Menelik Shabazz: the collective spirit
From the Sight and Sound archive

“You can have all the high-tech processes, but if you haven't a story going for you, it's nothing”: Douglas Trumbull on creating sci-fi classics

By Karen Jaehne

“You can have all the high-tech processes, but if you haven't a story going for you, it's nothing”: Douglas Trumbull on creating sci-fi classics
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Fred Baillif on La Mif: “Social work is the best film school for storytelling”

By Josh Slater-Williams

Fred Baillif on La Mif: “Social work is the best film school for storytelling”
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Making democracy wait: how a new documentary tackles the toppling statues debate

By Callie Petch and Kelechi Ehenulo

Making democracy wait: how a new documentary tackles the toppling statues debate
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