Jordan Canahai interviews Jessica Oreck, director of Cultivate Cinema Circle film The Vanquishing of the Witch Baba Yaga, online in conjunction with Artvoice‘s March 24th-30th, 2016 issue!
Check it out here.
"The beautiful and heartbreaking plot culminates in a party at and around a country house, and Assayas's sustained treatment of this event—the raging bonfire, the dope, the music and dancing—truly catches you by the throat. The drifting, circling handheld camera of Irma Vep is equally in evidenc...
"First-time writer-director Anna Rose Holmer crafts a meticulous mood of psychological isolation and beguiling mystery through her metaphorical tale, which exhibits less interest in traditional dramatic conventions than in situating viewers in its protagonist’s particular headspace...this immensely promising debut suggests a bright future for its maker." - Nick Schager, Variety