Around the World in 10 Days

Each year, standing in the shadow of the celebrity premieres and industry frenzy over new American films, the Sundance Film Festival quietly convenes some of the most renowned and fascinating filmmakers in the world and the only thing they have in common is subtitles. International films bring us different experiences and cultures, fresh forms and diverse ideas, and often films that are wildly original in their style or structure. And yet, across the world the climate for domestic filmmaking seems to be in crisis, and the hegemony of American mainstream films takes another large step. So what’s it like to make films in places like Brazil, Spain, or China? We’ve asked some of our world cinema directors to talk with moderator Gyula Gazdag about their work, their creative process, and the way in which


Gyula Gazdag
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