Great Directors

2009, Movie, 86 mins

At one point during Angela Ismailos’ documentary Great Directors, an investigation into what gives great filmmakers the passion to make their art, John Sayles says, “Every movie is political.” While Ismailos gets some of the world’s most revered directors to talk about their art, she does seem more concerned with the idea that it’s politics -- the need to affect or comment on social structures -- more than any other force that seems to define the best moviemakers.

Ismailos sat down with some of the biggest and most well-respected helmers in the world including David Lynch, Bernardo Bertolucci, Todd Haynes, Catherine Breillat, Agnes Varda, Ken Loach, ...

Released: 2009 Rated: n/a Length: 86 mins

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