Interviews

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

6691 interviews available in total starting from 14/05/2002. Last updated on 02/12/2022. 628 interviews inserted in the last 12 months.

 
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Mika Kaurismäki • Director of The Grump: In Search of an Escort

“I like tragicomedies where something that you look at closely may seem very sad, and when you look from farther away, it can be very funny”

Mika Kaurismäki • Director of The Grump: In Search of an Escort

The Finnish director told us how he proceeded when adapting the story of a grumpy old man with a passion...  

24/11/2022 | /Finland

Alanté Kavaïté  • Director

“Nothing is ever simple and straightforward”

Alanté Kavaïté • Director

Lithuanian director living in Paris Alanté Kavaïté decodes her second feature, The Summer of Sangaile,...  

16/01/2015

Alanté Kavaïté • Director

Fissures

Alanté Kavaïté • Director

13/06/2007

Ivan Kavanagh  • Director of Never Grow Old

“This was an extremely ambitious film on our budget, but I think we pulled it off”

Ivan Kavanagh • Director of Never Grow Old

We met up with Ireland's Ivan Kavanagh, the writer-director of the western Never Grow Old, set to be...  

15/03/2019

Marija Kavtaradzė • Director of Summer Survivors

"I send my love to those people who see themselves or their loved ones in our characters"

Marija Kavtaradzė • Director of Summer Survivors

We chatted to Lithuanian director-scriptwriter Marija Kavtaradzė about her feature debut, Summer...  

19/09/2018 | Toronto 2018 | Discovery

Maciej Kawalski  • Director of Dangerous Men

“It was a long process of writing, rewriting, script-doctoring and ‘killing my darlings’ to make the story airtight”

Maciej Kawalski • Director of Dangerous Men

The director’s feature debut, an adventure-comedy set in 1914, featuring major literary and political...  

25/10/2022 | Warsaw 2022

Cem Kaya • Director of Love, Deutschmarks and Death

“All generations of artists comment on their life in Germany”

Cem Kaya • Director of Love, Deutschmarks and Death

BERLINALE 2022: The Panorama-screened documentary shows how closely connected the history of Turkish music...  

17/02/2022 | Berlinale 2022 | Panorama

Yaelle Kayam  • Director

"I'm trying to break down the walls somehow"

Yaelle Kayam • Director

Israeli director and screenwriter Yaelle Kayam has made a tale about spatial and cultural borders in her...  

29/10/2015

Mina Mileva, Vesela Kazakova  • Directors of Cat in the Wall

“We wanted to create a bridge between the East and the West to check if the grass was greener on the other side”

Mina Mileva, Vesela Kazakova • Directors of Cat in the Wall

We chatted to Mina Mileva and Vesela Kazakova, who are showing their first fiction feature, Cat in the...  

21/08/2019 | Sarajevo 2019 | Competition

Mina Mileva, Vesela Kazakova  • Directors of Women Do Cry

“This is not a normal film”

Mina Mileva, Vesela Kazakova • Directors of Women Do Cry

CANNES 2021: The women in this Un Certain Regard entry have a lot on their minds and have to learn to stop...  

06/07/2021 | Cannes 2021 | Un Certain Regard

Vesela Kazakova • Actress

Shooting Star 2006 - Bulgaria

Vesela Kazakova • Actress

31/01/2006

Vesela Kazakova  • Producer, Activist38

“Producing is a skill that will always be applicable and that’s where my ambition lies”

Vesela Kazakova • Producer, Activist38

Part of the EFP’s Producers on the Move, UK-based Bulgarian producer Vesela Kazakova talks about the...  

18/05/2020 | Producers on the Move 2020

Tomáš Weinreb, Petr Kazda  • Directors

“The question of the individual and society is more topical now than ever before”

Tomáš Weinreb, Petr Kazda • Directors

BERLIN 2016: Czech directors Tomáš Weinreb and Petr Kazda talk about their difficult-to-make feature...  

12/02/2016

Anna Kazejak • Director of Fucking Bornholm

“I have never received so many messages after any of my other films”

Anna Kazejak • Director of Fucking Bornholm

The Polish helmer discusses why her new feature is prompting so much feedback from her audience, and why...  

05/07/2022 | Karlovy Vary 2022 | Competition

Butheina Kazim  • Founder, Cinema Akil

“It’s been challenging since Day 1”

Butheina Kazim • Founder, Cinema Akil

We spoke about the programming strategies of the only independent arthouse cinema in the Gulf region,...  

16/09/2021 | /United Arab Emirates

Dathai Keane  • Director of Finky

“In the end, it’s a classic hero’s journey”

Dathai Keane • Director of Finky

We talked to Irish filmmaker Dathai Keane about his debut feature, Finky, and fairy tales for adults  

19/11/2019 | Black Nights 2019 | First Feature Competition

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