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Xavier Legrand in West Hollywood. © Ariel Fisher.

Q&A with Xavier Legrand

The ready-made French auteur on the complexities of domestic violence, his acting background, and his feature-length debut Custody.

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© François Berthier.

Living Legends: Michael Haneke

Twenty years later, the Austrian auteur revisits the original Funny Games to discuss his craft, actors, and that disastrous remake.

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Simon Baker. © Reto Sterchi.

Q&A with Simon Baker

The actor on challenging prescribed masculine ideals, leaving legacies behind, and his feature film directorial debut Breath.

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Carla Simón. © Juan Naharro.

Screen Test: Carla Simón

The acclaimed Catalan filmmaker on the joys of directing child actors, revisiting her past, and her feature debut Summer 1993.

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Kate Micucci and Sam Huntington, stars of Seven Stages to Achieve Eternal Bliss By Passing Through the Gateway Chosen By the Holy Storsh. © Reto Sterchi.

Tribeca Film Festival Selects

The 17th edition of Gotham’s annual film mecca is now in the books. Step inside for our collection of exclusive portraits!

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© Renan Ozturk.

Q&A with Renan Ozturk

The high-stakes adventurer and filmmaker on confronting fears, calculated risk-taking, and lensing Jennifer Peedom’s Mountain.

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Catch-Up: McCaul Lombardi

The rising star on filming in his hometown of Baltimore, playing son to legendary actor dads, and Matthew Porterfield’s Sollers Point.

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© Charlie Gray.

Q&A with Theo James

The English actor on the inevitability of typecasting, settling into characters, and Per Fly’s Backstabbing for Beginners.

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© Jenny Mörtsell.

Screen Test: Alex Rich

The newcomer on auditions, the Antonio Banderas experience, and portraying young Picasso in the anthology series Genius.

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Screen Test: Patrick Cage

The newcomer on his early cinematic influences, future ambitions, and joining the cast of HBO’s Sci-Fi Western Westworld.

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Sam Neill

Q&A with Sam Neill

The veteran actor on his Obama interview, who should direct his biopic, and Warwick Thornton’s period Western Sweet Country.

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Justin Benson (left) and Aaron Moorhead (right) in Manhattan. © Reto Sterchi.

A Conversation with Justin Benson & Aaron Moorhead

The DIY duo on exploring big ideas with small budgets, their Aleister Crowley TV show, and their third feature The Endless.

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Alan Cumming

Q&A with Alan Cumming

The renaissance man on Romy & Michele 2, the sanitization of queer cinema, and Vincent Gagliostro’s debut feature After Louie.

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Zachary Booth

Catch-Up: Zachary Booth

The actor on the best aspect of indie film, activism, and Vincent Gagliostro’s intergenerational AIDS conversation feature After Louie.

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Lynn Shelton on the set of Laggies. © A24.

Q&A with Lynn Shelton

The acclaimed director on empathizing with her actors, moments that struck her in cinema, and her seventh feature Outside In.

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Joshua Leonard in Manhattan. © Reto Sterchi.

Q&A with Joshua Leonard

The actor/filmmaker on “the iPhone movie,” The Blair Witch Project’s legacy, and Steven Soderbergh’s psychothriller Unsane.

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Kai Gundelach. © Fredrik Harper.

Vital Stats: Gundelach

Norway’s DJ-turned-solo artist on his choice vice, his fishy obsession, and Oscar Wilde in advance to his debut album Baltus.

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Aleksa Palladino (left) and Devon Church (right) of Exitmusic. © Jenny Mörtsell.

Vital Stats: EXITMUSIC

The ethereal dreamscape duo takes some of our quick-fire questions in the lead up to their final album The Recognitions.

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© Mat Abad.

Q&A with Ward Horton

The hypnotic actor on playing a charismatic sociopath, how 9/11 changed his career path, and Julius Ramsay’s Midnighters.

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Xander Robin at Tom’s in Brooklyn, NY. © Reto Sterchi.

Screen Test: Xander Robin

The filmmaker on his singular voice, his approach to making indie pictures, and his stunning debut feature Are We Not Cats.

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Johannes Bah Kuhnke

Catch-Up: Johannes Bah Kuhnke

The Swede on “the actors’ responsibility,” the Olympics and North Korea, and Ben Parker’s debut feature The Chamber.

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© Aled Llywelyn.

Vital Stats: Adwaith

The hotly-tipped Welsh outfit on their nerdiest equipment fetish, best recent purchase, and two bands to complete their supergroup.

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© Mitchell McCormack.

Q&A with Jason Lewis

The actor on his brand of humor, taking a stand against bigotry and sexism, and Heather Graham’s directorial debut Half Magic.

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© Andrew Stiles.

Q&A with Robin Tunney

The actress on Nicolas Cage, what it would take for The Craft sequel, and Tim Hunter’s erotic thriller Looking Glass.

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© Danaea Li.

Spotlight: Diana Bang

The actress on her sketch comedy background, compartimentalizing The Interview fallout, and Jason James’s Entanglement.

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© Benjo Arwas. Styling by Gabriel Langenbrunner with State Artists Management. Grooming by Blondie with Exclusive Artists Management.

Q&A with Douglas Smith

The actor on discovering his craft with Blast from the Past, sibling rivalry, and TNT’s 19th century crime drama The Alienist.

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© Jeff Walton. Styling by Vivian LC Style. Hair and make up by Grace Armas.

Q&A with Emma Dumont

The magnetic actress on her ballet background, the challenges of portraying a Manson cult girl, and the renewal of FOX’s The Gifted.

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© Bjoern Kommerell.

Catch-Up: Casper Van Dien

The actor on his never-ending journey with Starship Troopers, the possible reboot, and Robert Rodriguez’s Alita: Battle Angel.

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Q&A with Anne Winters

The newcomer on social media, the now defunct Cruel Intentions TV series, and Brian Taylor’s bath-salt insanity Mom and Dad.

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The Strange Ones

A Conversation with Chris Radcliff & Lauren Wolkstein

The directing duo on pulling inspiration from true crimes, the unreliable narrator, and their feature-length debut The Strange Ones.

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Ofir Raul Graizer at the International Film Festival & Awards • Macao. © Fabrizio Maltese.

Spotlight: Roi Miller

The actor with the “It” factor on his intimate past, working with Samuel Maoz on Foxtrot, and Ofir Raul Graizer’s The Cakemaker.

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Ofir Raul Graizer at the International Film Festival & Awards • Macao. © Fabrizio Maltese.

Screen Test: Ofir Raul Graizer

The Israeli filmmaker on going to school in a war zone, rejecting society’s prescribed identities, and his debut feature The Cakemaker.

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© Mark Pillai.

Living Legends: Michelle Yeoh

The pioneer on parlaying her Miss Malaysia title into action stardom, her soul-bearing stuntwork, and her truly global film catalogue.

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Joe Cole

Q&A with Joe Cole

2018′s Black Mirror and A24′s A Prayer Before Dawn star on bulking up, being punched down, and rising above the occasion.

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Jeremy Renner Giveaway

Giveaway: Macao X Jeremy Renner

Enter to win a copy of the International Film Festival & Awards Macao official catalogue, signed by the two-time Oscar nominee.

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"Bao Zi" ceramic dumpling designed by Gary Wang.

Giveaway: Macao X Michelle Yeoh

In this Macao Film Festival & Awards exclusive, enter to win a designer keepsake and a handwritten note from the global star.

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© Charley Gallay.

Lost Interview: Guillermo del Toro

A never-before-seen chat with the visionary about the MPAA, our “revolting” reality TV world, and cinema’s spiritual function.

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© Stefan Armbruster.

Spotlight: Alexander Fehling

Don’t miss the Homeland alumnus in Jan Zabeil’s in-competition entry Three Peaks at this year’s Macao Film Festival & Awards.

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Cody Fern at the Viceroy L'Ermitage in Beverly Hills. © Alix Spence.

Screen Test: Cody Fern

The newcomer on growing up in the Australian outback, playing Jennifer Garner’s son, and his next role on American Crime Story.

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© Jan-Willem Dikkers.

Q&A with Christopher Abbott

The one-of-a-kind actor on the particulars of choosing projects, his cherished acting moments, and Jamie M. Dagg’s Sweet Virginia.

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Joachim Trier in Chelsea, New York City. © Reto Sterchi.

Q&A with Joachim Trier

Norway’s auteur on his childhood notions of fright, running away from anxiety as a filmmaker, and exploring gay love with Thelma.

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Jaime King in West Hollywood. © Marc Gabor.

Catch-Up: Jaime King

The actress on the “tip of the iceberg” sexual abuse allegations, the inherent emptiness of social media, and turning life’s corners.

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Marianna Palka in West Hollywood. © Marc Gabor.

Q&A with Marianna Palka

The Scottish filmmaker on the catalyst for her new film Bitch, keeping faith in your artistic abilities, and her upcoming feature Egg.

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Ruben Östlund in New York City. © Reto Sterchi.

Q&A with Ruben Östlund

Sweden’s auteur on winning the Palme d’Or for The Square, society’s changing social contract, and his next film Triangle of Sadness.

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© Sophy Holland.

Q&A with Josh O’Connor

The British actor on going method on a sheep farm, going beyond sexual orientation in film, and Francis Lee’s God’s Own Country.

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© Sophy Holland.

Screen Test: Alec Secareanu

The Romanian actor on delivering lambs, the severe filming conditions of Yorkshire, and the likelihood of God’s Own Country 2.

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Juan Riedinger in Los Angeles. © Marc Gabor.

Screen Test: Juan Riedinger

The rising actor on his poker obsession, getting into the headspace of a zombie, and Colin Minihan’s It Stains the Sands Red.

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© Maarten de Boer.

Q&A with Jamie M. Dagg

The filmmaker on crafting a fictitious town, working with Christopher Abbott and Jon Bernthal, and his neo-noir Sweet Virginia.

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Darren Aronofsky Giveaway

Giveaway: BIFF X Darren Aronofsky

Enter to win a copy of the 22nd Busan International Fantastic Film Festival catalogue, signed by the acclaimed filmmaker.

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Sean Baker, Willem Dafoe, and Chris Bergoch on the set of The Florida Project.

Q&A with Chris Bergoch

The gifted screenwriter on stunt casting, shedding a light on America’s “hidden homeless,” and Sean Baker’s The Florida Project.

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