In the first of our new monthly series ‘US Cities on Screen’ – in which we throw a spotlight on a US city and its most compelling cinematic incarnations – we look at the Big Apple, as seen through the eyes of visionary filmmakers.
Kalvin Lazarte caught up with acclaimed director Ry Russo-Young and actress Zoey Deutch last month before the premiere Before I Fall. Gain exclusive insight as Russo-Young goes from red carpet to premiere to after party.
Coming off his success as the director of Pete's Dragon, David Lowery takes a sharp turn towards the supernatural with his latest film A GhostStory, starring Rooney Mara and Casey Affleck. He sat down with Us to explain this haunting love story, sheet ghosts, and his dueling thoughts on the afterlife.
Visual artist and filmmaker Julian Rosefeldt teamed up with Cate Blanchett to create Manifesto, a multi-screen installation showing that the right message can come from any mouth, in any way and still have power. Now, as the installation has been made into a feature film, Rosefeldt tells Us about his desire to reach the audiences that need to hear this message most.
Although currently making headlines for causing audience members to faint in Toronto, Raw is so much more than a horror film. It's a coming-of-age story exploring the sexuality and independence within the college experience but with something far more sinister under the surface... Begging the question, what defines our humanity?
Black, gay and coming of age across three time periods in the USA. Barry Jenkins' Moonlight wowed audiences at Telluride and the Toronto International Film Festival, and hits theaters in October. It's also the most important film of 2016.