/Tag: documentary & factual

Interview: Sophie Hyde

2018-11-12T12:59:13+00:00February, 2018|Interview|

Sophie Hyde directed, produced and co-wrote eye innovative feature drama 52 TUESDAYS which won the directing award for world cinema at Sundance 2014 and the Crystal Bear at the Berlinale 2014. As a producer, her documentaries include SAM KLEMKE'S TIME MACHINE (Sundance 2015) SHUT UP LITTLE MAN! [...]

Interview: Of Love and Law

2018-11-12T12:59:49+00:00December, 2016|Interview|

OF LOVE AND LAW is a documentary, currently crowdfunding, about Japan's first LGBT law firm, run by partners Fumi and Kazu, and looking at issues including adoption, same sex partnerships and undocumented people. We talked film-raising with the international team making the film: [...]

Interview: Mania Akbari

2018-11-12T13:00:08+00:00October, 2016|Interview, The Long Read|

Mania Akbari is an internationally acclaimed filmmaker, artist, writer, and actress. Her provocative, revolutionary and radical films were recently the subject of retrospectives at the BFI, London (2013), the DFI, Denmark (2014), Oldenburg International Film Festival, Germany (2014) and Cyprus Film Festival [...]

Interview: Julie Dash

2018-11-12T13:00:08+00:00October, 2016|Interview|

Julie Dash has been making films and television for four decades, and is part of the LA Rebellion generation of filmmakers. Her feature Daughters of the Dust (1991) was the first full-length film by an African-American woman with general theatrical release in the United States. Dash is the [...]

Interview: Penny Woolcock

2018-11-05T15:50:58+00:00May, 2016|Interview|

Penny Woolcock is a writer and director with a background in radical theatre and the trade union movement. She has worked across film, television, radio, and live opera, and made both fiction films and documentaries. She is best known for the [...]

Interview: Beeban Kidron

2015-10-05T09:00:39+00:00October, 2015|Interview, The Long Read, Working in TV|

Beeban Kidron, Baroness Kidron, OBE, is a filmmaker, activist and campaigner. Her early films, Carry Greenham Home and Oranges are Not the Only Fruit, are key texts of British and feminist cinema. She subsequently moved to Hollywood, making films including Used People, To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, [...]

Interview: Alexandra Hidalgo

2015-07-31T09:00:30+00:00July, 2015|Interview, The Long Read, Watch|

Alexandra Hidalgo is a documentary filmmaker, an assistant professor at Michigan State University, and the co-founder and editor-in-chief of agnès films, a site for female filmmakers. Her current project is Vanishing Borders, a feature documentary telling the story of four immigrant women living in [...]

Interview: Jeanie Finlay

2015-07-22T09:00:22+00:00July, 2015|Interview|

Jeanie Finlay is a British artist and filmmaker. She set up Glimmer Films in 2008 to deliver ambitious, engaging and empathetic work for cinema, broadcast and exhibition. Her work includes the feature documentaries ORION: The Man Who Would Be King (Winner Grand Jury – Nashville), Panto! [...]