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

In The Neutral Ground, filmmaker C.J. Hunt dives into the troubled history of Confederate monuments in America. But as he explains here, the statues are a “crowbar” to open up a much wider conversation.

By Callie Petch and Kelechi Ehenulo

Making democracy wait: how a new documentary tackles the toppling statues debate
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Artificial intelligence and archive film: how The Light Surgeons put a new spin on Japan’s earliest moving images

By Georgia Korossi

Artificial intelligence and archive film: how The Light Surgeons put a new spin on Japan’s earliest moving images
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Andrea Arnold on Cow: “Sometimes when you’re filmmaking, you get sent gifts from the universe”

By Brogan Morris

Andrea Arnold on Cow: “Sometimes when you’re filmmaking, you get sent gifts from the universe”
From the Sight and Sound archive

“My thoughts on the New Wave are not uplifting”: Truffaut interviewed in 1979

By Don Allen

“My thoughts on the New Wave are not uplifting”: Truffaut interviewed in 1979
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Boiling Point: Phil Barantini on his one-take restaurant drama

By Lou Thomas

Boiling Point: Phil Barantini on his one-take restaurant drama
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Why the Chinese Visual Festival mattered

By David Somerset

Why the Chinese Visual Festival mattered
The future of film

Luca Guadagnino on the future of film

By Thomas Flew

Luca Guadagnino on the future of film
The future of film

Sofia Coppola on the future of film

By Pamela Hutchinson

Sofia Coppola on the future of film
The future of film

Chloé Zhao on the future of film

By Guy Lodge

Chloé Zhao on the future of film
The future of film

Steve McQueen on the future of film

By Kaleem Aftab

Steve McQueen on the future of film
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Olivia Colman on Bon Jovi, bad holidays and The Lost Daughter

By Lou Thomas

Olivia Colman on Bon Jovi, bad holidays and The Lost Daughter
From the Sight and Sound archive

A close encounter with Steven Spielberg

By Richard Combs

A close encounter with Steven Spielberg
The best of 2021

And the winner is… The Souvenir Part II

And the winner is… The Souvenir Part II
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Inside Rebel Dykes: the previously untold story of a punk-minded lesbian subculture 

By El Hunt

Inside Rebel Dykes: the previously untold story of a punk-minded lesbian subculture 
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Back to the days of UK garage: Reggie Yates on Pirates, his nostalgic directorial debut

By Katherine McLaughlin

Back to the days of UK garage: Reggie Yates on Pirates, his nostalgic directorial debut
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On the road with Hamaguchi Ryūsuke

By Łukasz Mańkowski

On the road with Hamaguchi Ryūsuke
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The post-punk look: Dick Pope on remastering Mike Leigh’s Naked

By James Bell

The post-punk look: Dick Pope on remastering Mike Leigh’s Naked
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A new dawn for Sudanese cinema: Amjad Abu Alala on You Will Die at Twenty

By Georgia Korossi

A new dawn for Sudanese cinema: Amjad Abu Alala on You Will Die at Twenty
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Belfast: Kenneth Branagh on an autobiographical drama “50 years in the making”

By Lou Thomas

Belfast: Kenneth Branagh on an autobiographical drama “50 years in the making”
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Rose Plays Julie: Christine Molloy and Joe Lawlor on their provocative identity thriller

By Nikki Baughan

Rose Plays Julie: Christine Molloy and Joe Lawlor on their provocative identity thriller
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Wildfire: Cathy Brady and Nora-Jane Noone on their Irish border drama

By Josh Slater-Williams

Wildfire: Cathy Brady and Nora-Jane Noone on their Irish border drama
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Hazy memories of 90s Britain: Saint Etienne’s visual album I’ve Been Trying to Tell You

By Katherine McLaughlin

Hazy memories of 90s Britain: Saint Etienne’s visual album I’ve Been Trying to Tell You
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“Everyone watches the film and thinks ‘That could be my country’”: Michel Franco on New Order

By Paul Julian Smith

“Everyone watches the film and thinks ‘That could be my country’”: Michel Franco on New Order
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The Most Beautiful Boy in the World directors: “The film industry has a history of sad stories about child actors”

By Lou Thomas

The Most Beautiful Boy in the World directors: “The film industry has a history of sad stories about child actors”
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Pariah at 10: Dee Rees on her mould-breaking lesbian classic

By Grace Barber-Plentie

Pariah at 10: Dee Rees on her mould-breaking lesbian classic
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“Police corruption is very present in LA”: Nick Broomfield on Last Man Standing

By James Mottram

“Police corruption is very present in LA”: Nick Broomfield on Last Man Standing
From the Sight and Sound archive

Bearing witness and burning illusions: Menelik Shabazz, 1954-2021

By Menelik Shabazz

Bearing witness and burning illusions: Menelik Shabazz, 1954-2021
From the Sight and Sound archive

“I know it’s unfashionable, but I believe in humanity”: Krzysztof Kieslowski on the Decalogue

By Phil Cavendish

“I know it’s unfashionable, but I believe in humanity”: Krzysztof Kieslowski on the Decalogue
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Come dine with me: in the filmmaker’s house with Marc Isaacs

By Isabel Stevens

Come dine with me: in the filmmaker’s house with Marc Isaacs
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