Douglas Sirk, “You Are Making a Bad Film”

Here’s a great snippet of a longer interview with Sirk. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z02M_qbTbDA

“Direct Tenderness” Todd Haynes on Fassbinder and Sirk

This is from the DVD extras for Fassbinder’s Ali: Fear Eats the Soul. It’s very insightful on both Fassbinder and Sirk.

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

A Powerful Political Potential: Todd 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