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Q&A: writer/director Marianne Farley on Oscar-nomimated MARGUERITE

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Q&A: writer/director Marianne Farley on Oscar-nomimated MARGUERITE

By Josh MUCHLY This short film centers on the friendship between an aging woman, Marguerite (played by Béatrice Picard) and her nurse, Rachel (Sandrine Bisson); their interactions allow Marguerite to rediscover long-buried feelings and make peace with her past. The film was nominated for an Academy Award, and writer/director Marianne Farley was gracious enough to […]

Q&A: Director Katja Berath talks about Academy Award-nominated ‘Watu Wote/ All of Us’

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Q&A: Director Katja Berath talks about Academy Award-nominated ‘Watu Wote/ All of Us’

By Josh Muchly Kenya is a country that has been plagued with terrorist attacks, creating tension between the Muslims and Christians living there. Correspondingly, in December 2015, the brutal terrorist faction Al-Shabaab targets a bus containing a peaceful group of both religions. Its passengers include a Muslim man, Salah Farah (Abdiwali Farrah), and a Christian […]

Q&A: Director Chris Overton discusses Academy-Award *winning* THE SILENT CHILD

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Q&A: Director Chris Overton discusses Academy-Award *winning* THE SILENT CHILD

By Josh Muchly The Silent Child is a short film that explores isolation and acceptance. At its center is four-year-old Libby (played by the remarkable Maisie Sly), a deaf girl whose mother, Sue (Rachel Fielding), is debating whether Sign Language or reading lips is the best choice for her to function in society. In an […]

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