Ahead of The Look of Silence’s date at the Oscars for Best Documentary Feature, a conversation with filmmaker and human rights activist Joshua Oppenheimer.
Filmmaker Briar March talks about the creative and collaborative process behind her three-year project to document opposing housing projects in Glen Innes and Northland.
Actor Brendan Cowell on tackling Australia’s alcohol culture in his feature film directorial debut, Ruben Guthrie.
Talking Paolo Sorrentino, John Huston, and BFI London Film Festival highlights with film culture tsar Adrian Wootton.
The director of 99 Homes on his film’s moral tightrope, New Zealand’s current housing bubble, and the trouble with John Key.
Jake Gyllenhaal on Everest, family, boxing, and Lou Bloom’s connection with Donnie Darko.
At the New Zealand International Film Festival, an interview with the veteran Filipino filmmaker and “father of independent cinema in the Philippines.”
An interview with Grant Scicluna, writer-director of Downriver—a powerful new Australian film in the tradition of The Boys.
Producer Zhao Qi on China’s unstoppable growth and the controversial mayor intent on fast tracking one city’s modernisation.
A new splatter-fest joins the annals of Kiwi horror comedy at the New Zealand International Film Festival.
At the New Zealand International Film Festival, the spectacular highs and tragic lows of filming on Mt Everest.
A conversation about tackling rugby, male identity, and rural stoicism with filmmakers Christopher Pryor and Miriam Smith.
At this year’s Autumn Events, Damon Gameau puts his body to the sugar test.
The Daily Show host on condescending to young people, leather, absurd comedy, and directing Rosewater.
An encounter with Keira Knightley at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Gone Girl’s Tyler Perry. Plus, a New York Film Festival Top Five.
A few stray questions with Jemaine Clement. Plus, a Toronto International Film Festival top five.
A catch up with film culture tsar Adrian Wootton, back at the Melbourne International Film Festival to talk Humphrey Bogart, Patricia Highsmith, John le Carré, and Katharine Hepburn.
An interview with Joe Swanberg, down under at the Melbourne International Film Festival for his latest film, Happy Christmas.
Exploring the politics of climate change and why New Zealand government has yet to act accordingly.