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ScreenTalks Archive

Welcome to the Barbican's ScreenTalks Archive where we dust off the tapes and release rarely heard recordings of live conversations with some of the world's leading filmmakers and film fans from across the decades. We curate conversations with important voices in the cinema industry and beyond, to learn more about the film and unpack the issues it raises. See upcoming ScreenTalk events at the Barbican: https://www.barbican.org.uk/screentalks See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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ScreenTalk Archive / Joanna Hogg on Exhibition

Filmmaker and artist Joanna Hogg has written and directed a trio of intimate and unsettling family dramas - Unrelated, Archipelago and Exhibition. In this ScreenTalk, Joanna Hogg talks to critic Catherine Bray about her film, Exhibition. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


6 Feb 2017

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ScreenTalks Archive: Park Chan-wook

One of the most well-known directors to come out of South Korea, Park Chan Wook made his name internationally with a string of bleak, brutal films released in the early noughties, Sympathy for My Vengeance, Old Boy and Lady Vengeance - dubbed The Vengeance Trilogy by critics. But in this ScreenTalk from 2008, Park Chan-wook talks to film journalist Damon Wise about a very different feature – the romantic comedy, I’m A Cyborg, But That’s OK.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


2 Jul 2017

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ScreenTalk Archive / Ken Loach on The Wind That Shakes the Barley

Described as ‘the UK’s foremost political filmmaker’, Ken Loach has been using film to explore themes of class, conflict and social change for over 50 years. Here, Ken Loach talks to Time Out’s Film editor, Dave Calhoun about the film that earned him his first Palme D’Or win at Cannes Film Festival. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


17 Jan 2017

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ScreenTalk Archive / Amma Asante on Belle

The most high profile black female director working today, Amma Asante made her directorial debut in 2004 with, A Way of Life, winning her 17 international awards including a BAFTA for ‘Outstanding Debut by a British Filmmaker’. More recently, she won the hearts of critics and audiences with her interracial love story, A United Kingdom. In this ScreenTalk, Asante talks to film critic Catherine Bray about her second feature, costume drama, Belle. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


23 Jan 2017

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ScreenTalks Archive: Horace Ove

In 1975, Horace Ove became the first black British filmmaker to direct a feature film with Pressure.In this conversation from 2005, Horace Ove talks to his friend, experimental filmmaker, John Akomfrah, about this seminal film, exploring how the issues explored in Pressure are still relevant to the Black British experience today and his refusal to be pigeon-holed as a ‘black filmmaker’.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


5 Jun 2017

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