All posts tagged "cannes"

  • A Tale of Truth and Darkness: An Appreciation of Andrzej Wajda’s Kanał

    On April 20, the late Andrzej Wajda’s Kanał, a landmark of Polish cinema and a universally acclaimed masterpiece, celebrates its 60th anniversary. Kanał is such a...

  • No Risk of Cliché: The Unorthodox Methods of Director Albert Serra Pay Off in The Death of Louis XIV

    The contrast between absolute power and total impotence is the thematic core of Albert Serra’s latest portrait, The Death of Louis XIV. “Even the powerful...

  • Chewing on What it Means to be Human: Raw Director Julia Ducournau on Her Cannibalistic Coming of Age Movie

    Accidentally seeing The Texas Chain Saw Massacre at the age of six is the perfect origin story for a horror director, the ideal confluence of...

  • follow link Dixie Flicks: How Justin Wheelon Persuaded Skeptical South Carolinians to Embrace Southern City Film Festival

    How does a Southeastern film festival land a spot on Film Freeway’s top 100 best-reviewed festivals list after its first year? “We took Southern hospitality...

  • “You Are a Person Seated in Court:” Asghar Farhadi Says Those Watching The Salesman Are More Than Spectators

    A door opens, a crime is committed, honor is transgressed, and the conflicts in a literary classic intertwine with a husband’s thirst for vengeance in...

  • Foreign Contenders: Brillante Mendoza’s Ma’Rosa Tells a Real-Life Story, Driven By the Energy of the Philippines

    MovieMaker‘s weekly series “Foreign Contenders” will feature interviews with the heavyweight helmers behind their respective countries’ entries for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. Each...

  • From Proof of Concept to Praise From King: How “Within the Woods” Gave The Evil Dead Creative and Financial Life

    On October 15, 1981, director Sam Raimi, producer Robert Tapert and actor Bruce Campbell unveiled their passion project feature debut to an audience completely unprepared...

  • Expanding the Doc Universe: Producing Terrence Malick’s Voyage of Time, and the Business of IMAX

    Those of you who are familiar with film markets—either those happening in conjunction with a festival like Cannes, Berlin, Toronto or independently as a stand-alone...

  • Cannes Film Festival: The 2016 Official Selections Announcement

    From A-list actors to unknown directors, sales agents to everyday film lovers, everyone at the Cannes Film Festival is focused on celebrating film and finding the...

  • Cannes Do: A Filmmaker’s Guide To Cannes, Day 7

    Independent filmmaker Patricia Chica has been covering the 2014 Cannes Film Festival for us. You can read part one of Patricia Chica’s personal Cannes diary right...