Q: What’s the first film you remember that made an impression on you?
A: To Sir, with Love.
Q: What’s your favourite thing about Sydney Film Festival?
A: The mid-winter excitement of curated new cinema, in the company of friends and strangers.
Q: Are you seeing any trends in films you’ve viewed in the last year?
A: I’ve noticed that there’s a growing trend for key museums and galleries worldwide, to show a selection of the kind of hybrid films I’m drawn to. In other words, there’s a new – art – context for this kind of filmmaking.
Q: Has going to the cinema changed for you since COVID?
A: Simply, I don’t take the experience for granted any more. It feels special again!