Now available: The 2019 Canadian Cinema Yearbook!
Co-directors Sofia Bohdanowicz and Deragh Campbell discuss finding the structure of MS Slavic 7, their collaboration, and working on a budget.
TIFF 2019 was another strong year for Canadian cinema. On this episode of the podcast, we discuss 19 Canadian films, ranging from small character studies to a re-imaged Greek tragedy to an anti-colonialist zombie epic.
Director Jorunn Mykelbust Syversen and actress Josefine Frida on Disco, a dark drama about the dangers of fanatical religion.
Seventh Row’s editors discuss the best films they saw at TIFF19, from Portrait of a Lady on Fire to Anne at 13,000 ft.
Director Atiq Rahimi discusses Our Lady of the Nile, a poetic retelling of the brewing prejudice in Rwanda that led to genocide.
Director Kazik Radwanski discusses the two year journey of making Anne at 13,000 ft, which premiered in the Platform competition at TIFF.
Céline Sciamma’s Portrait of a Lady on Fire is a beautiful period romance that upends cinematic stereotypes of the artistic muse.
The Almeida Theatre’s Artistic Director Rupert Goold discusses his new film Judy, and the differences between directing for film and theatre.
Noah Baumbach’s Marriage Story, a deftly written divorce drama, was one of the best films at TIFF19.
Director Haifaa Al-Mansour discusses returning to Saudi Arabia for her fourth feature, The Perfect Candidate, a crowdpleaser about women in politics.
In this episode of the Seventh Row podcast, we discuss two recently restored Scottish classic gentle comedies directed by Bill Forsyth, Gregory’s Girl (1981) and Local Hero (1983).
Director Pablo Larraín and lead actress Mariana di Girolamo discuss their pulsing, colourful, bonkers, and utterly invigorating film, Ema, revealing character through dance, and creating a hypnotic central character.