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Nicolas Rapold

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Down the Rabbit Hole

Occupied City

The Amsterdam Diaries

The 12 Years a Slave director, Steve McQueen, and his partner, Bianca Stigter, discuss the making of Occupied City, a new documentary about Nazi-era Amsterdam

The Dramatist as Analyst

To All the Demon-Lovers

Nick Pinkerton

A fixture of New York’s downtown film scene discusses writing the script for The Sweet East, starring Euphoria heartthrob Jacob Elordi, which premieres at the Cannes Film Festival

Amy Taubin’s “Carte Blanche”

The golden-age Village Voice critic and actress recalls the days of Warhol’s Factory and SoHo before tourists, as her film program debuts at New York’s MoMA

Where Stage and Screen Collide

Benjamin Millepied, a former ballet principal and the choreographer for Black Swan, turns Georges Bizet’s classic opera, Carmen, on its head in his film debut, starring Paul Mescal

A Life Less Ordinary

One Fine Morning stars Léa Seydoux as a woman seeking to balance her everyday obligations with a passionate affair. Its director, Mia Hansen-Løve, tells how the film came to be

A Cri de Coeur for the Moment

Alice Diop discusses Saint Omer, a drama of race and motherhood that marks the filmmaker’s first fiction feature, selected as France’s entry in the upcoming Academy Awards

Notes from New York’s Independent-Film Scene

The director Michael Almereyda discusses working with Ethan Hawke, Sam Shepard, and David Lynch

Owen Kline

The actor’s directorial debut, a film about a young cartoonist finding his way, reflects his own childhood spent studying comic books and haunting video stores

Once More, with Feeling

Alan Cumming stars in a documentary about a 30-year-old Scotsman who went back to high school, posing as a 16-year-old student

A Welcome Russian Invasion

The director and Putin critic Kirill Serebrennikov spent the last few years in detainment. Now he’s back at Cannes with a new film—and a lot more to say about his homeland

Diary of a Mad Max