Interviews

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

6768 interviews available in total starting from 14/05/2002. Last updated on 02/02/2023. 661 interviews inserted in the last 12 months.

 
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Marija Kavtaradze  • Director of Slow

“My goal was to tell a love story”

Marija Kavtaradze • Director of Slow

The Lithuanian filmmaker lets the bodies do the talking in her touching romance involving a contemporary...  

20/01/2023 | Sundance 2023 | World Cinema Dramatic Competition

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

Srđan Keča  • Director of Museum of the Revolution

“I'm trying to be nimble and open about what a film can be”

Srđan Keča • Director of Museum of the Revolution

The Serbian director breaks down how he made his feature, which references an unfinished project from...  

13/12/2021 | /Serbia/Croatia/Czech Republic

Abdellatif Kechiche • Director

"Great admiration for the youth of today"

Abdellatif Kechiche • Director

Abdellatif Kechiche explains the directions he took to make the remarkable Blue is the Warmest Colour,...  

23/05/2013

Abdellatif  Kechiche  • Director

An open look at the victims of oppression

Abdellatif Kechiche • Director

Interview with the director of Black Venus, which sparked controversy at the Venice Film Festival for its...  

07/10/2010

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