Natalie Erika James infuses horror and a beautiful darkness in her female-led debut “Relic”

I love meeting and speaking with female filmmakers who bring a unique style to the screen, especially if it’s in a way that I’ve never seen before. Aussie based Natalie … Continue reading Natalie Erika James infuses horror and a beautiful darkness in her female-led debut “Relic”

Directors Anna Koch and Julia Lemke celebrate cowgirls in ‘Glitter & Dust’

KRAKOW 2020 “It’s en vogue to be a cowgirl right now” by Marta Bałaga 05/06/2020 – We talked to Anna Koch and Julia Lemke, the directors of the Krakow title Glitter & Dust, only to … Continue reading Directors Anna Koch and Julia Lemke celebrate cowgirls in ‘Glitter & Dust’

Sabrina Doyle shows the beauty of embracing change through ‘Lorelei’

Before we got into speaking about her film “Lorelei”, director Sabrina Doyle and I couldn’t help talking about the trying times we are in, and how difficult it is for … Continue reading Sabrina Doyle shows the beauty of embracing change through ‘Lorelei’

Sandra Lipski inspires us to look at the world differently with The Festival Key

Walk with me to the island of Mallorca, an island of Spain. Mallorca is a place of paradise: rays of sun, vast cerulean oceans, a gorgeous mix of European cultures … Continue reading Sandra Lipski inspires us to look at the world differently with The Festival Key

Mira Staleva • Managing director, Sofia International Film Festival

SOFIA 2020 “A sense of humour will save us” by Marta Bałaga – Cineuropa 20/04/2020 – Cineuropa talked to Mira Staleva, the managing director of the Sofia International Film Festival, … Continue reading Mira Staleva • Managing director, Sofia International Film Festival

Elizabeth Palmore illuminates humanity in her adaptation of ‘The Evening Hour’

After my conversation with Elizabeth Palmore, who wrote the film “The Evening Hour” for the screen, that premiered at Sundance this year, it made me remember how much I wanted … Continue reading Elizabeth Palmore illuminates humanity in her adaptation of ‘The Evening Hour’

Filmmaker Patricia Vidal Delgado breaks through biases in “La Leyenda Negra”

I love all of the interviews I do, but this one was very special. In a way, the universe brought director Patricia Vidal Delgado and I together, or rather it … Continue reading Filmmaker Patricia Vidal Delgado breaks through biases in “La Leyenda Negra”

Amanda Kernell’s love story in “Charter” explores the complexities of divorce

Last month at the Sundance film festival in Park City, I had the pleasure of sitting down with Amanda Kernell to talk about her beautifully haunting film “Charter”. Chatting with … Continue reading Amanda Kernell’s love story in “Charter” explores the complexities of divorce

Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival director Grainne Humphreys shares her view of European women in film

Grainne Humphreys has been the director of the Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival (VMDIFF) since 2007. Under her direction, the prestigious Irish film event has significantly expanded its scope. … Continue reading Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival director Grainne Humphreys shares her view of European women in film

Zeina Durra delves into her dreamy Sundance film ‘Luxor’

What I love the most about dreams is that they can take you into worlds that you’ve never visited, introduce you to people you’d normally never meet, and make you … Continue reading Zeina Durra delves into her dreamy Sundance film ‘Luxor’

Josephine Decker casts a witchy spell with her new film ‘Shirley’

As Sundance comes to a close, I’m pleased to share my first of many interviews conducted at the festival. On the heels of her acclaimed film, “Madeline’s Madeline,” director Josephine … Continue reading Josephine Decker casts a witchy spell with her new film ‘Shirley’