In this issue
A review of Lee Isaac Chung’s Minari
Kambole Campbell delves into Lee Isaac Chung’s sun-bleached cine-memoir.
Hannah Woodhead picks apart the themes of Minari with its director, Lee Isaac Chung, and two of its stars, Steven Yeun and Alan S Kim.
In Another Country: An A-Z of Diaspora on Screen
Leila Latif and David Jenkins offer an alphabetical tour of immigrant communities on film.
Phuong Le revisits the first US film to boast a fully-Asian cast: Henry Koster’s 1961 musical, Flower Drum Song.
Les Enfants Terribles
Charles Bramesco grinds his axe against the wheel of terrible child performances in movies.
Dimensions of Dialogue
Grace Barber-Plentie and Rōgan Graham explain how they amplified Black voices around the release of Steve McQueen’s Small Axe series.
Threads: The Baseball Cap
Christina Newland’s regular column on clothes and film unloads the political weight of the baseball cap.
In the back section
Leila Latif discusses the complexities of Judas and the Black Messiah with one of the most exciting acting talents around.
Ahead of the UK release of The World to Come, Adam Woodward speaks to its star about her research and preparation for Mona Fastvold’s sweeping period romance.
Hannah Woodhead chats to the writer-director behind Sound of Metal about replicating the experience of deafness on screen.
The German director reveals why his children were a crucial influence on the folklore-inspired Undine to Sophie Monks Kaufman.
The co-director of social realist space fantasia Gagarine explains how genre can be political to David Jenkins.
Caitlin Quinlan chats to the founders of a new independent streaming channel showing life beyond the mainstream.
Illustrations by Morgan Grice
Shaka King’s Judas and the Black Messiah, Azazel Jacobs’ French Exit, Elizabeth Lo’s Stray, Bryan Fogel’s The Dissident, Gianfranco Rosi’s Notturno, Billie Piper’s Rare Beasts, Jerry Rothwell’s The Reason I Jump, Mona Fastvold’s The World to Come, Umberto Pasolini’s Nowhere Special, Lawrence Michael Levine’s Black Bear, Marco Pontecorvo’s Fatima, Florian Zeller’s The Father, Francis Lee’s Ammonite, Christian Petzold’s Undine, Kevin Macdonald’s The Mauritanian, Robin Wright’s Land, Cristi Puiu’s Malmkrog, Christos Nikou’s Apples, Fanny Liatard and Jeremy Troulih’s Gagarine