Working Memory: A Conversation with Sophy Romvari
In her 2020 short film Still Processing, the Canadian director Sophy Romvari captures herself in a moment of vulnerability as she sifts through family photographs spread out on a table like rose petals. The scene—a reckoning with the past through an encounter with images—exemplifies the deeply personal nature of Romvari’s work, which often uses her memories and experiences as raw material to explore questions of trauma and identity.
Anything Is Possible Here: A Conversation with Miryam Charles
In her feature debut, Cette maison, the Haitian Canadian filmmaker develops an ornate and innovative approach to documentary form as she grapples with a painful part of her family history.
Let the Words Do the Work: debbie tucker green on ear for eye
One of Britain’s most celebrated playwrights talks about bringing her uncompromising exploration of racism and resistance to the screen.
Spiral Cinema: A Conversation with Janaína Oliveira
The Brazil-based programmer discusses her transnational, oppositional approach to curating the daring lineup for Opacity, which was presented at the Flaherty Seminar in 2021 and is now available on the Criterion Channel.
Glen Pitre Looks Back on a Louisiana Cinema Landmark
The director of Belizaire the Cajun talks about his pioneering depiction of the Cajun French community and the transformative impact the Sundance Institute had on his film career.