Q&A With Spike Lee

Can you talk about working with your cast?
You have to have great actors. You have to cast great people to get great performances.

Q&A with Josephine Decker and Elisabeth Moss

Josephine, can you speak a bit about that rehearsal process?
When I was going into it, I thought we needed three weeks of rehearsal. Of course, we had like a day and a half!

Q&A with James Lebrecht and Nicole Newnham

How did you decide that co-directing this film was the best approach?
James Lebrecht: I’ve had the good fortune to have worked with Nicole on three of her films in the past, and we became friends over the years. I just loved her work!

Q&A with Greg Barker and Wagner Moura

There is a scene with an East Timorese woman, a non-actor named Senhorinha Gama Da Costa Lobo, that is completely amazing. Wagner, can you talk about that scene, and about casting that role?
Wagner Moura: I think that’s my favorite scene in the film. That was the most difficult casting we did.

Q&A With Fisher Stevens and Malcolm Venville

Fisher, I understand that this film had a pretty unique origin story?
Fisher Stevens: Leo [DiCaprio] called me and told me he was in Brooklyn, and that I should come meet him for lunch at the racetrack in Brooklyn. I told him there was no race track in Brooklyn!

Q&A with Eliza Hittman, Sidney Flanigan and Talia Ryder

Eliza, when did you first start to think about making this remarkable film?
Eliza Hittman: I first began thinking about this film in 2012. I read a newspaper article that was all about the death of Savita Halappanavar, this woman in Ireland who died after being denied a life-saving abortion.

Q&A with Bonni Cohen and Jon Shenk

How did you decide what to include and how to show how the puzzle pieces fit together?
That was the main question in the beginning, because it is so overwhelming. It’s likely there are at least 500 survivors of Nassar alone.

Q&A with Amy Seimetz, Kate Lyn Sheil and Jane Adams

The following questions and answers are excerpted from a conversation that followed the NBR screening of She Dies Tomorrow. Can you talk about the origin of this project? Amy Seimetz: I was dealing with a lot of anxiety and I realized that to alleviate the anxiety I was talking to my friends – namely Kate Lyn […]