Interviews

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

6758 interviews available in total starting from 14/05/2002. Last updated on 30/01/2023. 663 interviews inserted in the last 12 months.

 
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Magnus Gertten  • Director of Only the Devil Lives Without Hope

“In the region where the film is set, the hope lies with the women”

Magnus Gertten • Director of Only the Devil Lives Without Hope

We talked to Magnus Gertten, the director of Only the Devil Lives Without Hope, a film that could have...  

15/06/2020 | Hot Docs 2020

Dan Geva • Founder of The Ethics Lab, CILECT, Beit-Berl College

“Our students learn how to become professional and inspiring teachers of cinema”

Dan Geva • Founder of The Ethics Lab, CILECT, Beit-Berl College

Our conversation focused on the main learning opportunities offered to prospective students by Beit-Berl...  

04/05/2021 | /Israel

Nikolaus Geyrhalter • Director

"Homo Sapiens is open to interpretation"

Nikolaus Geyrhalter • Director

Nikolaus Geyrhalter breaks down his latest opus, Homo Sapiens, at the Cinéma du Réel Festival, which...  

29/03/2016

Nikolaus Geyrhalter  • Director of Earth

"Earth can be regarded as a description of the state of things, but also as a fundamental critique of civilisation"

Nikolaus Geyrhalter • Director of Earth

Nikolaus Geyrhalter talks about his most recent documentary, Earth, which screened at the Diagonale after...  

26/03/2019 | Diagonale 2019

Nikolaus Geyrhalter • Director of Matter Out of Place

"Everything we produce or use ends up to be trash at some point"

Nikolaus Geyrhalter • Director of Matter Out of Place

The Austrian documentary maker gives a multi-perspective view of the global handling of trash  

10/08/2022 | Locarno 2022 | Competition

Nicolai GH Johansen • Director of If You Knew

"When we talk about mental illness in general, we are often too quick to reduce people to diagnoses"

Nicolai GH Johansen • Director of If You Knew

We chat to the Danish director as his raw and intense piece about mental illness screens as part of EFP’s...  

06/07/2022 | Future Frames 2022

Hadi Ghandour  • Director

"I made this movie to find out who I am"

Hadi Ghandour • Director

Paris-based director Hadi Ghandour discusses his first feature, The Traveller, which has just had its...  

23/11/2016

Ruxandra Ghiţescu • Director of Otto the Barbarian

“Any less-than-perfect reality tends to be marginalised and hidden away”

Ruxandra Ghiţescu • Director of Otto the Barbarian

Romanian director Ruxandra Ghiţescu tells us about her film Otto the Barbarian, centred on a 17-year-old...  

19/08/2020 | Sarajevo 2020 | Competition

Alessandro Giacobbe • Distributor, Academy Two

“We just have to wait and try to be optimistic because the material is there”

Alessandro Giacobbe • Distributor, Academy Two

Alessandro Giacobbe, Managing Director of Academy Two, broke down for us the main challenges for...  

19/11/2020 | /Italy

Alessandro Giacobbe • Managing Director, Academy Two

“Without regulation on media windows, buying quality films in foreign markets doesn’t make sense”

Alessandro Giacobbe • Managing Director, Academy Two

The independent cinema operator and distributor has written a letter to Italy's Minister of Culture to...  

16/06/2022 | /Italy

Ole Giæver • Director

"I try to understand, as an explorer, what it means to be human"

Ole Giæver • Director

BERLIN 2017: Cineuropa caught up with Norwegian director Ole Giæver, who is presenting his latest feature...  

12/02/2017

Ole Giæver  • Director

"To make your presence felt in the world, first of all you need to make it felt to yourself"

Ole Giæver • Director

Cineuropa met up with Norwegian filmmaker Ole Giæver, the director of Out of Nature, which was presented...  

16/09/2014

Francesco Giai Via  • Artistic director, Annecy Italian Film Festival

"A festival with a strong identity"

Francesco Giai Via • Artistic director, Annecy Italian Film Festival

We met up with Francesco Giai Via, the new artistic director of the Annecy Italian Film Festival  

25/09/2017

Francesco Giai Via  • Head of Studies, Alpi Film Lab

“Environmental sustainability and gender equality should be seen as part of our new professional DNA”

Francesco Giai Via • Head of Studies, Alpi Film Lab

We chatted with Head of Studies Francesco Giai Via who’s overseeing this programme on Italian-French...  

08/04/2022 | Italy/France

Paul Giamatti • Actor

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Paul Giamatti • Actor

Golden Globe winner actor Paul Giamatti talks about his experience playing King John of England in...  

Maria Kourkouta and Niki Giannari  • Directors

“We have seen the migrants’ strength and their beauty”

Maria Kourkouta and Niki Giannari • Directors

Cineuropa sat down with Maria Kourkouta and Niki Giannari, directors of Spectres Are Haunting Europe,...  

28/11/2016

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