Born On This Day – April 21, 1946

“In filmmaking, day by day you’re fighting against all elements, like sailing a boat, you know? If it’s bad weather, you have to react to that. If there’s no wind, you cannot move. So the audience is not always there, in my mind. The audience is like a friend, someone I know I’m going to meet later, but in between that moment of meeting and the moment of making the film—it’s so huge, the gap in between. I cannot even imagine the film finished when we’re shooting. So how can I imagine facing the audience, saying, this is my film, … Continue reading Born On This Day – April 21, 1946

In Their Words – Sunday, June 2, 2013

“I suppose I am interested in the variety of human life—how people live. I am most interested in individuals and how they respond to challenges or to difficulties, or just to each other. I am curious about people. So that’s why I do a lot of different things. The cinema should be human and be part of people’s lives; it should focus on ordinary existences in sometimes-extraordinary situations and places. That is what really motivates me.” –Claire Denis Continue reading In Their Words – Sunday, June 2, 2013