Daniela De Carlo, writer-director of The Blackout, on how her childhood idol, Brazilian pop star Xuxa, magically came into her life, for good.
Screenwriter Nakia Stephens reflects on how she’s learning to release the shackles of productivity by leaning into purpose.
Colette's screenwriter traces the roots of her affection for the iconic French writer to a past defined by poetry and unreturned library books.
Lea Thompson traces the roots of her artistic identity from the relationships with her mother and dance teacher through to her directorial debut.
The writer-director of Summer 1993 on how the death of a family member has underpinned each of the films she has made.
Dan Gregor connects the dots between his first contact with porn, Tim Conway videos, Zelda and his new movie, Most Likely to Murder.
Actress turned writer Mara Wilson explains the special resonance that Julie Gavras' cinematic portrait of childhood has for her.
The director of 78/52 on the movie moments seared themselves onto his memory, and why the Psycho shower scene is not one of them.
Ana Asensio, writer-director-star of SXSW winner Most Beautiful Island, on the roots of her love of film and its magical ability to connect.
After the death of its auteur, a mythic bad/good movie is getting a proper release. One of its early champions explains why it's so special.