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48 articles available in total starting from 22/11/2002. Last article published on 15/09/2020.

Bruce LaBruce • Director of Saint-Narcisse

Interview: Bruce LaBruce • Director of Saint-Narcisse

"I wanted to point out how ridiculous and extreme narcissism has become now"

VENICE 2020: Bruce LaBruce returns to the Giornate degli Autori with Saint-Narcisse, in which the sacred and the blasphemous collide, redefining the traditional concept of family  

15/09 | Venice 2020 | Giornate degli Autori

Rodrigo Sepúlveda • Director of My Tender Matador

Interview: Rodrigo Sepúlveda • Director of My Tender Matador

"From the very first moment, you realise that this love story will end up as a tragedy"

VENICE 2020: Rodrigo Sepúlveda talks to us about My Tender Matador, which tells a gay love story set in Pinochet-era Chile  

12/09 | Venice 2020 | Giornate degli Autori

Li Dongmei • Director of Mama

Interview: Li Dongmei • Director of Mama

"My intention was to make a film in a documentary style so that the emotions would be true"

VENICE 2020: Chinese director Li Dongmei talks about her feature debut, Mama, in which she travels back in time, telling a painful family story  

12/09 | Venice 2020 | Giornate degli Autori

Ameen Nayfeh • Director of 200 Meters

Interview: Ameen Nayfeh • Director of 200 Meters

"I wanted to create a film that reflects the political situation, but also one that's entertaining"

VENICE 2020: Ameen Nayfeh talks about his feature debut, 200 Meters, a film that tells of the harsh lives of Palestinians divided by a wall  

12/09 | Venice 2020 | Giornate degli Autori

Merawi Gerima • Director of Residue

Interview: Merawi Gerima • Director of Residue

"Gentrification is a symptom of a much larger problem of our powerlessness as black people"

VENICE 2020: With his feature debut Residue, director Merawi Gerima takes an in-depth look at the burning issues triggering the Black Lives Matter movement  

10/09 | Venice 2020 | Giornate degli Autori

Ivan Ikic • Director of Oasis

Interview: Ivan Ikic • Director of Oasis

"My challenge was to make people with mental disabilities play fictional roles, not themselves"

VENICE 2020: Serbia's Ivan Ikić presents his second feature Oasis, which tells the story of a love triangle within the walls of an institution for young people with special needs  

10/09 | Venice 2020 | Giornate degli Autori

Ivan I Tverdovsky • Director of Conference

Interview: Ivan I Tverdovsky • Director of Conference

"That terrible moment was a story that couldn't not be told"

VENICE 2020: In Conference, Russia's Ivan I Tverdovskiy depicts a controversial commemoration of the 2002 terrorist attack on the Dubrovka Theatre in Moscow  

09/09 | Venice 2020 | Giornate degli Autori

Gianluca and Massimiliano De Serio  • Directors of Una promessa

Interview: Gianluca and Massimiliano De Serio • Directors of Una promessa

"Out in the fields, the day labourers die shrouded in invisibility and oblivion, like the desaparecidos"

VENICE 2020: Brothers Gianluca and Massimiliano De Serio talk to us about their second fiction film Una promessa, about a father and a son reduced to slave labour in the fields  

08/09 | Venice 2020 | Giornate degli Autori

Lili Horvat • Director of Preparations to Be Together for an Unknown Period of Time

Interview: Lili Horvat • Director of Preparations to Be Together for an Unknown Period of Time

"This film is about the role of imagination when we fall in love"

VENICE 2020: Lili Horvát presented Preparations to Be Together for an Unknown Period of Time, a psychological suspense flick that probes boundaries as a love affair takes shape  

07/09 | Venice 2020 | Giornate degli Autori

Philipp Yuryev • Director of The Whaler Boy

Interview: Philipp Yuryev • Director of The Whaler Boy

"I felt this is a story of a first love, so it couldn't be depressing"

VENICE 2020: Russian director Philipp Yuryev talks to us about his feature debut, The Whaler Boy, in which a teenager living in a Russian remote village finds love in a chat room  

06/09 | Venice 2020 | Giornate degli Autori

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