Town of Runners


In most areas of rural Ethiopia, there aren’t many opportunities for young women beyond marriage and motherhood. Jerry Rothwell’s documentary, TOWN OF RUNNERS, introduces the farming town of Bekoji: the exception that proves the rule.

Blink of an Eye: Interview with Martin Bargiel


We first met director Martin Bargiel at Cambridge Film Festival 2011. Max Zeh caught up with him to talk about his award winning short AUGENBLICKE, about an upcoming foray into feature film and about the foibles of film making in general.

The Devil’s Business – Interview with Sean Hogan

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Sean Hogan is a rising star on the British horror scene. His most recent film, THE DEVIL’S BUSINESS, garnered a bucketload of positive reviews at last year’s Film4 FrightFest. Gavin Midgley talked to Sean about the film and its production.

Interview with Lab Ky Mo


Rosy Hunt interviews young director Lab Ky Mo about the jewel in his portfolio to date: the Jarmusch-esque 3 MILE RADIUS, starring the excellent Ozzie Yue.

Shifting ground: an interview with D R Hood

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David Perilli interviewed DR Hood, who will present her well-received directorial feature debut, WRECKERS, at the Arts Picturehouse on April 24th.

TFF2012: Interview with Toshiaki Toyoda


One of Japan’s most infamous and most admired directors, Toshiaki Toyoda’s unique style has illuminated the programme at this year’s Terracotta Film Festival. Ferry Hunt spoke to Toyoda at a Terracotta masterclass in London today.

NFF2012: Interview with Gergely Wootsch


Gergely Wootsch’s THIS IS NOT REAL was the “Best Animation” winner at this year’s Norwich Film Festival. We spoke to Wootsch about his influences as a scholar of the obscure, and his plans for the future.

TAKE ONE speaks to Marc Senter


Marc Senter featured in the CFF2011 programme as Franki in RED, WHITE AND BLUE. He’s a committed and versatile method actor, as well as a regular contributor to Mark Bullock caught up with Marc, who spent last year promoting BRAWLER and has now joined Bill Moseley on Darren Bousman’s DEVIL’S CARNIVAL project.

NFF2012: Interview with Hadi Ghandour


It’s plain to see just from the trailer that this isn’t your typical, brainless romcom – from the idiosyncratic characterisation to the humour and honesty of the script, LOVE AFTER SUNRISE shows true potential for a thinking man’s look at love.

NFF2012: Interview with Sue Elliott


Fun and fanciful, but never flippant, REMEMBERING FORMBY is an animated short commemorating the life and work of the fictional Formby Patterson-Wright, an anthropomorphic personification of a generic male safety sign character, reminiscent of TVGoHome’s Ted Bellingham.

Interview with Luc Dardenne


Loreta Gandolfi spoke to Luc Dardenne at the Cambridge Arts Picture House before the screening of his latest film THE KID WITH A BIKE.

Candy Crime at Norwich Film Festival


CANDY CRIME, a sweet microcinematic treat, is the winner of the Norwich Film Festival 2012 One Minute Movie competition and will be the first film screened at the festival. Rosy Hunt spoke to director Ben Jacobson.

Tommy Wiseau talks to Take One


Mihai Kolcsar caught up with actor/director Tommy Wiseau, the legend behind the THE ROOM.

Simon Bright Q&A


Director of ROBERT MUGABE…WHAT HAPPENED?, Simon Bright, talks about his life and career with Take One’s Mike Boyd in front of a live audience

The Way Forward – Dragoş Bucur Interview


Mihai Kolcsar spoke to Shooting Stars Award winner Dragoş Bucur, some of whose films featured at CFF2011, about Romanian cinema and his personal experience with stereotyping.