Features and interviews
Japanese director Shindo Kaneto, famed for ghost classic Onibaba, died on 29 May at the age of 100. To mark a BFI season, Alexander Jacoby pays tribute to the director and his long-term collaborator Yoshimura Kozaburo
Adapted by Sam Greenlee from his autobiographical fantasia about a token black CIA operative turned liberation leader, The Spook Who Sat by the Door might long have been recognised as one of the great African-American calls to arms – had it not been suppressed by the FBI, says David Somerset
The mark of Kane
The greatest films of all time?
With S&S’s Greatest Film of All Time poll looming, David Thomson launches a series of occasional debates on the canon, here wondering whether Citizen Kane will – or should – retain its top spot
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Radu Muntean: Three’s a crowd
As Tuesday, After Christmas comes to DVD, Carmen Gray talked to its Romanian director about its subtle probing of marriage and morality
Moroccan artist Yto Barrada tells Ian Francis about her double life running a renovated Tangier cinema
Saura’s flamenco flights Q&A report
Carlos Saura’s 1980s ‘flamenco trilogy’, now released in a set of bare-bones DVDs, constitutes some of the boldest dance films ever made. As Mar Diestro-Dópido reports, on a recent visit to London the director provided all the background you need