We were so thrilled to have the privilege of interviewing The Vanishing director George Sluizer at his home in France in May of this year. In this clip from that discussion, the entirety of which can be found on our new release of the film, he talks about his initial difficulty getting distribution for The Vanishing, and Stanley Kubrick’s wild admiration for it. Sluizer passed away last month.
A Hidden Figure of the Czechoslovak New Wave Takes the Spotlight
In this excerpt from an interview on the edition of Diamonds of the Night, film programmer Irena Kovarova talks about the work of one of director Jan Němec’s key collaborators, Ester Krumbachová.
Robert Zemeckis Looks Back on His Debut-Film Jitters
In a new conversation with collaborators Bob Gale and Steven Spielberg, the director of I Wanna Hold Your Hand talks about the terror of being a first-time feature director.
How Carlos Reygadas Plans for the Unexpected
Storyboards have been an important part of the Mexican filmmaker’s process from the beginning of his career. In this interview, he talks about the freedom that meticulous pre-planning allows him on-set.