Friday 24 August 2018
Russian-Amercian director Eugene Kotlyarenko echoes his previous shameless LA-hipster-portrait and his tech-savy feature film debut in Wobble Palace, a battle of the sexes-comedy from LA that uniquely captures our collective obsession with our smartphones.
Sunday 19 August 2018
With his debut feature film Whatever Happens Next, German director Julian Pörkson tells the story of Paul, who leaves behind his comfortable life and chooses an existence guided by coincidence and chance. “Paul can go wherever he wants, which was a lot of fun in the writing.”
Thursday 02 August 2018
You can’t choose your family, as Clayton Jacobson’s comedy-thriller Brothers’ Nest shows. “Somebody can say that they love you but if they’re stabbing you with a knife there’s a fair chance that they’re not being sincere.”
Wednesday 01 August 2018
While the opening film for Pluk 2018 is fiction, Denmark also partly tells director Kasper Rune Larsen’s own story: “It’s not like anything has really changed. That’s pretty scary.”
Thursday 24 August 2017
With three films each under their belts, old friends Alicia Scherson and Christián Jiménez decided to team up for the first time for Family Life, a story that’s very personal for both of them.
Thursday is Shorts Night, so we have a lot of directors to talk to. The German directing sisters Kirsten Carina en Ines Christine Geisser, known together as “kiin.”, tel lus about their horsey animation Lucky.
Thursday is Shorts Night, so we have a lot of directors to talk to. Peter Tscherkassky tells us about his intense Midnight Short Outer Space, which he compiled from found footage.
Thursday is Shorts Night, so we have a lot of directors to talk to. Canadian director Matthew Rankin tells us about his fantastic and fantastical Midnight Short Tesla: Lumiere mondiale.
Monday 21 August 2017
Will nightwatchman Salvador manage to get home to his pregnant wife, who has gone into labor? Director Diego Ros tells us all about his esoteric and fascinating film debut El Vigilante.
Monday 21 August 2017
The Croatian photographer Vladimira Spindler (41) makes her film debut with the rawly emotional short documentary Mom, Why Are You Crying?, which draws directly on her own life and her battle with depression, she tells us.
Monday 14 August 2017
This year, Pluk de Nacht honors the young Japanese animator Sawako Kabuki with a retrospective. Turns out all her animated shorts are obsessive, transgressive, and rather brilliant. An exclusive interview.