John Carroll Lynch – Lucky

“He requires from everybody a level of truth and honesty when they act with him. That’s aspirational for most people.”

Tom McCarthy – Spotlight

“What I was most fascinated by was the spirit of the journalist and their commitment to finding and revealing the truth.”

Andrew Haigh – 45 Years

“There is a vast array of relationships in the world, but fundamentally, they all come from the same place.”

Rick Rowley – Dirty Wars

“We’re told the story the administration wants us to hear. We’re getting a tiny sliver of what this war is about.”

David Riker – The Girl

“When you work with ‘non-professional actors,’ you have a greater responsibility as a filmmaker.”