Interview with filmmaker Qiu Yang: A Gentle Night

Filmmaker Qiu Yang is the first Chinese director to win the Palme d’Or at Cannes with his short film A Gentle Night.  In addition, the film was just included on the long list of Academy Award nominated films.  He was born in Changzhou, China.  We talked about the production of the film, his collaborations, and future projects. 
The film is inspired by a true story, can you tell us more about the background?

It was inspired by a report I saw in a local newspaper. In a small local community,...

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