Category Archives: Reflections

Foreign Subjects

I was recently in Arles, southern France, where I went to the photography festival they host every year. This is a large and extensive festival and highly recommended. The settings for many of the exhibitions – and there were over 28 venues – were quite stunning and helped bring the photographs alive. Watching the many […]

Imagining Facts

I was in London the other day doing research for my next film. Research for me means speaking to people, listening to their stories and digesting what they are going through and also, critically, imagining. I’m doing some preliminary work on a new film project with the working title of Flight.¬†Flight is a feature length […]

Pregnant Spaces

Many years ago, shortly after my father died, I remember seeing a pile of the clothes he was wearing when he passed away. They had been newly washed and neatly pressed. As you can probably imagine, the emotional impression was very strong. The empty clothes were pregnant with his presence; the person who was once […]