Eireann Harper points out what’s relative in Jonás Cuarón’s first feature.
Master cinematographer Jürgen Jürges talks darkness, light and changes in cinematography since the days of Fassbinder and Wenders.
‘Closeness with humanity is lacking in so much of the media. Love—true love—is almost not there at all.’
Both the Maysles and Marlon Brando take command of their media.
‘In a small country like ours, we have unexpected spaces for freedom.’
‘The radically different thing I would like to do next would be earning a living.’
‘It’s a mystery to me how I’ve survived this long.’
‘People don’t act for the camera.’ A conversation with Frederick Wiseman.
‘Film operates like life does. You walk down a stairway and out into the lawn and water the plants.’
His latest, OMAR, at Cannes and now in AFI Fest, Hany Abu-Assad talks about his all-Palestinian production.