Camera Q&A: James Payne on Far Western

Who: James Payne is an Oklahoma-based filmmaker and producer, whose documentary work has often looked at his home state. His subjects include catfish noodlers, an environmentally-devastated mining town, and the…..


Camera Q&A: Isabel Coixet on Aral: The Lost Sea

Who: Isabel Coixet is a Spanish filmmaker based in Barcelona. In 2010, she collaborated with Spanish nonprofit We Are Water for the organization’s first initiative aimed at improving the management…..


Cinematic Japan: Ooku

Ooku (The Lady Shogun and Her Men): Gender Roles in a Reversed Society Ooku is a Japanese term comprised of the characters meaning “big” and “inside”, which together refer to…..