Interviews

Weekly feature introducing you to film professionals from all over Europe sorted by name.

4157 interviews available in total starting from 14/05/2002. Last updated on 21/09/2018. 499 interviews inserted in the last 12 months.

 
Hagar Ben Asher • Director

"I wanted to explore how the feminine violence is different"

Hagar Ben Asher • Director

VENICE 2018: We met up with Israeli director Hagar Ben-Asher to talk about Dead Women Walking, selected as a special event in the Giornate degli Autori  

04/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Giornate degli Autori

Francesca Mannocchi, Alessio Romenzi  • Directors

“Am I doing anything to improve this situation?”

Francesca Mannocchi, Alessio Romenzi • Directors

VENICE 2018: We chatted to award-winning Italian journalists Francesca Mannocchi and Alessio Romenzi, whose film ISIS, Tomorrow. The Lost Souls of Mosul is...  

03/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Out of Competition

Roberto Minervini • Director

"It’s the story of America's subsoil"

Roberto Minervini • Director

VENICE 2018: Documentary filmmaker Roberto Minervini competes at Venice Film Festival with What You Gonna Do When the World's on Fire?  

03/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Competition

Sameh Zoabi  • Director

"An artist trapped in a political situation where everyone wants different things of him"

Sameh Zoabi • Director

VENICE 2018: Israeli-Palestinian filmmaker Sameh Zoabi breaks down his comedy Tel Aviv on Fire, which was unveiled as part of the Orizzonti programme at Venice  

03/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Orizzonti

David Oelhoffen  • Director

“There is nothing romantic about a criminal life”

David Oelhoffen • Director

VENICE 2018: Returning to the Lido with the thriller Close Enemies, French director David Oelhoffen flirts with the genre but ultimately chooses to keep...  

03/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Competition

Hermann Vaske • Director

"A question that became a kind of obsession"

Hermann Vaske • Director

VENICE 2018: German director Hermann Vaske has filmed the most important artists and intellectuals for Why Are We Creative?, a special event in the Giornate...  

03/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Giornate degli Autori

Elsa Amiel • Director

"I liked that contrast between pain and pleasure in bodybuilding"

Elsa Amiel • Director

VENICE 2018: French director Elsa Amiel talked to us about her feature debut, Pearl, in competition in the Giornate degli Autori  

03/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Giornate degli Autori

Dakota Fanning • Actress, director

"I wanted to capture the way our memories are connected to the space we live in"

Dakota Fanning • Actress, director

VENICE 2018: Actress Dakota Fanning has made her directorial debut with a short film in the Miu Miu Women's Tales series, presented in the Giornate degli Autori  

03/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Giornate degli Autori

Clara Linhart, Fellipe Barbosa • Directors

"It's a satirical film because today we know that those fears were wrong"

Clara Linhart, Fellipe Barbosa • Directors

VENICE 2018: Brazil's Clara Linhart and Fellipe Barbosa talk to us about their film Domingo, in competition in the Giornate degli Autori  

03/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Giornate degli Autori

Alexander Kluge • Director

"The film is more related to music than to pictures"

Alexander Kluge • Director

VENICE 2018: We met up with German director Alexander Kluge, who is back at Venice with Happy Lamento, presented as a special event in the Giornate degli Autori  

03/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Giornate degli Autori

Sarah Marx  • Director

“My method of shooting allows for happy accidents to happen”

Sarah Marx • Director

VENICE 2018: We sat down with French director Sarah Marx to discuss her debut feature, Truk, about a young man coming out of prison, which is playing in the...  

02/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Orizzonti

Olivier Assayas  • Director

“At one point, I realised I was making a comedy”

Olivier Assayas • Director

VENICE 2018: Cineuropa met up with French director Olivier Assayas to discuss Non-Fiction, his new feature with Guillaume Canet and Juliette Binoche,...  

02/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Competition

Rahi Anil Barve  • Director

“Vinayak’s story mirrors the transformations that were happening in India”

Rahi Anil Barve • Director

VENICE 2018: We chatted to Rahi Anil Barve, the co-director of the Indian-Swedish title Tumbbad, which opened the International Film Critics’ Week  

02/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | International Film Critics’ Week

Yaron Shani • Director

“Feeling good is part of the problem”

Yaron Shani • Director

VENICE 2018: We met up with Israeli filmmaker Yaron Shani to talk about Stripped, an ambitious drama presented in the Orizzonti section, exploring the...  

01/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Orizzonti

Gipi  • Director

"Stories tell me how they want to be told"

Gipi • Director

VENICE 2018: Graphic novel author and director Gianni Alfonso Pacinotti, aka Gipi, is at Venice with his mockumentary The Young Fan in the Sconfini section  

01/09/2018 | Venice 2018 | Sconfini