Spanish filmmaker Ainhoa Rodríguez talks about magical realism, directing non-professional actors in her debut feature “Mighty Flash”

Cinema Femme caught the opportunity to meet – virtually, for obvious reasons – with Ainhoa Rodríguez, director of “Mighty Flash”, one of the most suggestive titles presented in the main competitive strand of this year’s International Film Festival Rotterdam, and now playing at Chile’s FICUNAM […]

“MÉBÉT” is breaking the trend of child marriages in Gambia and inspiring world-wide with its message

Watch “MÉBÉT” until 2/28 on our festival platform, REBECCA MARTIN: How did you come to this story/film? JAMA JACK: I wrote the story in 2012. At the time, I was a student studying for my undergrad degree in Morocco. One of my outlets for navigating […]

Iryna Tsilyk talks about the making of her doc “The Earth is Blue as an Orange”, an ode to the healing power of cinema set in Ukraine’s turbulent “red zone”

We had the opportunity to chat with Ukrainian filmmaker Iryna Tsilyk, director of the successful documentary “The Earth is Blue as an Orange”. The movie follows the lives of single mother Anna, her two daughters, her old mother and two sons in the “red zone” […]

Venice Lion of the Future Award-winning Director Ana Rocha de Sousa discusses her debut film “Listen”

Venice 2020 Orizzonti “Money doesn’t ever substitute love in this life” By Kaleem Aftab 09/09/2020 – VENICE 2020: We talked to Portuguese actress turned director Ana Rocha de Sousa about her film Listen, centred on a struggling couple fighting to retain custody of their deaf daughter Following […]

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. We had the chance to interview Grainne and talk though the programme of this year’s […]