“Direct Tenderness” Haynes on Fassbinder and Sirk

A Scandal in Suburbia: Interview with Todd Haynes and Edward Lachman

A Scandal In Suburbia Interview with Todd Haynes and Edward Lachman by Jon Silberg on Far From Heaven from American Cinematographer (December, 2002)​ Read the Interview

“Something That Is Dangerous and Arousing and Transgressive” An Interview with Todd Haynes

Todd Haynes in Conversation with Julia Leyda This is a pretty great interview with Todd Haynes. It’s fairly expansive, digging into his recent work on Mildred Pierce, and spanning his entire career. It was included in Leyda’s edited anthology of Haynes’ interviews. Read the Interview

Douglas Sirk, “You Are Making a Bad Film”

Here is a great snippet of a much longer interview with Sirk.

A Powerful Political Potential: Haynes on Sirk and Fassbinder

A Powerful Political Potential This is s short excerpt from Factory Films’ documentary of Haynes talking about Sirk and Fassbinder. WATCH THE CLIP

Beyond Melodrama: Kathryn Bigelow on Douglas Sirk

Beyond Melodrama This is an excerpt from a longer documentary short by Factory Films on Kathryn Bigelow discussing the work of Douglas Sirk. Watch the Clip Here