Like all art forms, film is a media as powerful as weapons of mass destruction; the only difference is that war destroys and film inspires. –Nicolas Winding Refn
Cinema Now examines the work and key themes of 60 filmmakers working around the world today, from the cream of the crop of young Hollywood to the new wave of Asian mavericks to burgeoning auteurs from Europe and Latin America.
Watch Pedro Almodóvar at work. Immerse yourself in the stunning imagery of Wong Kar-Wai. Feel the emotional impact of the films of Alejandro González Iñárritu and Carlos Reygadas. Live in the strange worlds of Guy Maddin, Matthew Barney, and Tsai Ming-Liang. Cinema Now is packed with stunning full-color photos and exclusive on-set photography supplied by the filmmakers, and even comes with a supplementary DVD containing exclusive short films, extracts, trailers, and much more.
The following filmmakers are confirmed: Fatih Akin, Pedro Almodóvar, Andrea Arnold, Darren Aronofsky, Jacques Audiard, Siddiq Barmak, Matthew Barney, Bong Joon-ho, Catherine Breillat, Craig Brewer, Laurent Cantet, Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Stephen Chow, Sofia Coppola, Alfonso Cuarón, Luc & Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Guillermo del Toro, Marc Dornford-May, Bruno Dumont, Atom Egoyan, Alejandro González Iñárritu, Paul Greengrass, Lucile Hadzihalilovic, Michael Haneke, Mary Harron, Todd Haynes, Hou Hsiao-hsien, Spike Jonze, Miranda July, Lodge Kerrigan, Kim Ki-duk, Guy Maddin, Terrence Malick, Michael Mann, Neil Marshall, Lucrecia Martel, Fernando Meirelles, John Cameron Mitchell, Lukas Moodysson, Anders Morgenthaler, Christopher Nolan, György Pálfi, Park Chan-wook, Alexander Payne, Cristi Puiu, Pen-ek Ratanaruang, Nicolas Winding Refn, Carlos Reygadas, João Pedro Rodrigues, Robert Rodriguez, Pavel Ruminov, David O. Russell, Cate Shortland, Johnnie To, Tsai Ming-liang, Tom Tykwer, Gus Van Sant, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Wong Kar-wai, Zhang Yimou