Interview

‘People told me this wasn’t a job for women’: photojournalist Anush Babajanyan on documenting the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

‘People told me this wasn’t a job for women’: photojournalist Anush Babajanyan on documenting the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

My Favorite War: the animated memoir on growing up in Cold War Latvia

My Favorite War: the animated memoir on growing up in Cold War Latvia

The Earth is as Blue as an Orange: director Iryna Tsylik on the struggles of coming of age amid the war in Donbas

The Earth is as Blue as an Orange: director Iryna Tsylik on the struggles of coming of age amid the war in Donbas

Hilal Baydarov’s In Between Dying is a poetic road movie inspired by the masters of slow cinema

Hilal Baydarov’s In Between Dying is a poetic road movie inspired by the masters of slow cinema

Darkness you can dance to: Baasch’s gothic electro pop captures young Poland’s fear and daring

Darkness you can dance to: Baasch’s gothic electro pop captures young Poland’s fear and daring

Welcome to the USA: Assel Aushakimova on making Kazakhstan’s first lesbian film

Welcome to the USA: Assel Aushakimova on making Kazakhstan’s first lesbian film

Srebrenica on screen: Jasmila Žbanić’s Quo Vadis, Aida? wrestles with the history of genocide in the heart of Europe

Srebrenica on screen: Jasmila Žbanić’s Quo Vadis, Aida? wrestles with the history of genocide in the heart of Europe

Young in the 90s: in her debut novel, director Nana Ekvtimishvili explores a decade most Georgians want to forget

Young in the 90s: in her debut novel, director Nana Ekvtimishvili explores a decade most Georgians want to forget

Lasha Chapel is fusing traditional Georgian music with fresh electronica in a bid to unite a nation

Lasha Chapel is fusing traditional Georgian music with fresh electronica in a bid to unite a nation

'Nationalism leaves little room for the voices of the in-between': Armenians and Azerbaijanis on identity, war and peace

‘Nationalism leaves little room for the voices of the in-between’: Armenians and Azerbaijanis on identity, war and peace

Lumber and leisure: a glimpse at life along Hungary’s Öreg-Túr river

Lumber and leisure: a glimpse at life along Hungary’s Öreg-Túr river

Taming the Garden: Salomé Jashi's documentary poses a singular question — what is a tree really worth?

Taming the Garden: Salomé Jashi’s documentary poses a singular question — what is a tree really worth?

I spent 600 days walking the Silk Road, seeing the Caucasus and Central Asia by foot

I spent 600 days walking the Silk Road, seeing the Caucasus and Central Asia by foot

From the darkest chapters of Czech history, Shadow Country delves into the hidden evil of the human psyche

From the darkest chapters of Czech history, Shadow Country delves into the hidden evil of the human psyche

‘People believe that they are unlovable’: Kazakh cartoonist Aisulu Talkanbay on championing self-acceptance

‘People believe that they are unlovable’: Kazakh cartoonist Aisulu Talkanbay on championing self-acceptance

‘Culture is worth suffering for’: the rise and fall of Kirill Serebrennikov

‘Culture is worth suffering for’: the rise and fall of Kirill Serebrennikov

Photographer Marina Istomina’s modern fairytale delves into Siberia’s urgent wildfire crisis

Photographer Marina Istomina’s modern fairytale delves into Siberia’s urgent wildfire crisis

‘I thought I would not get out alive:’ a Belarusian artist speaks out on police brutality after protesting in Minsk

‘I thought I would not get out alive:’ a Belarusian artist speaks out on police brutality after protesting in Minsk

Step into the outlandish world of wearable carpet sculptures, where Slavic mythical characters come alive

Step into the outlandish world of wearable carpet sculptures, where Slavic mythical characters come alive

Welcome to Chechnya: filming the battle to save LGBTQ Russians from an ‘anti-gay purge’

Welcome to Chechnya: filming the battle to save LGBTQ Russians from an ‘anti-gay purge’