An Interview with Peter Watkins about how the contemporary media landscape limits opportunities for critical thought.
An Interview with Anand Patwardhan about religious violence and filmmaking.
Filmmaker Anand Patwardhan's entire career has been about testing the limits. The documentary filmmaker, known for his unflinching gaze on issues that lie at the crux of modern India, has made 12 films over the past 40 years.
A talk between IDFA’s artistic director Orwa Nyrabia and filmmaker Anand Patwardhan, after the European premiere of "Reason" at IDFA 2018.
A seminal figure of activist and 'engaged' cinema, British filmmaker John Akomfrah discusses his remarkable career.
In 1988, nearly a decade after leaving the US for France, renegade filmmaker Robert Kramer returns. “Back,” he emphasizes. Not “home.” To try to understand the contemporary United States, he decides to travel the entire length of Route 1, from the Canadian border to Key West, filming all the way for five months. ROUTE ONE/USA was shot more than 30 years ago, but it feels remarkably contemporary in its portrayal of many of the racial, social, and economic challenges America continues to face.
Madeline Anderson discusses working with Shirley Clarke on The Cool World (1963).