Interviews 2015

  • Interview to Omar Al Abdul Razzak director of ‘Paradiso’

    by Amaya Bañuelos     THE ORIGIN OF THE STORY Adult cinemas are probably not the most popular topic in films. When featured, films tend to reflect what the majority of the society thinks of them: sordid places in dark alleyways where spectators come and go in the greatest secrecy. One......

  • Interview to Eloy Enciso, director of ‘Arraianos’

    by Eva Yera After watching Eloy Enciso’s film our mind remains in that state of reverie in which its sights, sounds and dialogues make you fall into. It is imbued with his own thoughts, covered by the same fog that stagnates in the landscapes of the Galician-Portuguese border. Everything seems......

  • Interview to Antonio José Vallejo Rodríguez, author of the exhibition ‘Portraits of the Soul’

    by Eva Yera Antonio José Vallejo Rodríguez, born in 1987 in San Fernando (Cádiz, Spain), is one of those thousands of young talented people leaving their country due to the economical crisis and lack of opportunities. Holding a BA with Honours in Arts from the University of Granada and a......

  • Meet Sebastião Salgado: internationally acclaimed Brazilian photographer

    Meet Sebastião Salgado: internationally acclaimed Brazilian photographer The Salt of the Earth, the stunning Oscar-nominated biographical documentary of Brazilian photographer Sebastian Salgado by award-winning director Wim Wenders will be shown at the Filmhouse for first time in Edinburgh, Saturday the 16 May, as part of the Portuguese-speaking programme. Sebastian Salgado was born in......

  • Interview to Sérgio Tréfaut director or “Alentejo, Alentejo”

    by Carolina Parreira Sérgio, a Brazilian born in the sixties, begins his connection with Alentejo – southern region of Portugal – in his teenage years when he discovers it for the first time. With time that connection became stronger taking a special place in his heart and life. In Alentejo,......

  • Interview to Betse de Paula, director of ‘Meeting Sebastião Salgado’

    By Carolina Parreira ‘Tião’ as known by his close friends and family, is maybe how Betse de Paula wants us to think of Sebastião Salgado once we have watched the film. ‘Meeting Sebastião Salgado’ is connected to ‘The Salt of the Earth’ not only through him but also by the......