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When you’re so passionate about cinema, the idea to direct your own film is really appealing.
The theatre fulfills, whereas the cinema is empty.
I’m a bit old-fashioned. I like the idea of going to the cinema and then an Italian restaurant.
I’ve always had an innate ability to dance, but I’m not as spiffy as those cinema legends like Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire.
I see horror as part of legitimate film. I don’t see it as an independent genre that has nothing to do with the rest of cinema.
Is the cinema more important than life?
I think cinema has this beautiful component. It’s a universal language.
Hong Kong cinema is something you can’t duplicate anyway.
Cinema is a matter of what’s in the frame and what’s out.
There are things that I love in Iranian cinema and things that I don’t. In Iranian cinema, you have to use metaphor because you are living under a dictatorship.
Americans think cinema is about storytelling; I don’t believe that. I think it’s a language and everyone has to find their own way of speaking. It’s not so much what you say as the way you say it.
Cinema is a world of imagination.
The convergence of the Rhone and Saone. Paul Bocuse. The birthplace of cinema. Chateauneuf-du-Pape just a few miles down the road. It does not get much better than Lyon.
Cinema was my rite of passage.
Without community events like NewFest, I don’t think we’d have a queer cinema in America.