A few months ago I had the good fortune to converse with an established and truly inspirational filmmaker, who in 2021 had completed her latest feature film, the first one after a twelve-year hiatus. It is a beautiful and haunting piece of work, a modern classic and a transformative movie.
There is an underlying network that either tightens or loosens whenever you find yourself in the company of friends. And of strangers. Anyone who at one point in their life worked in theatre knows that it can be a hostile home, a place where one might not always feel welcome. A place of competition and unrest. And yet there is a structure which holds a theatre together, a structure of love, of passion and of kindness.