Abel Ferrara

Abel Ferrara has made a film about Rome’s most infamous square

By Holly Connolly

The director is joined by Willem Dafoe to explore the city’s Piazza Vittorio.

Beats, Rhymes and Cinema: King of New York

By Thomas Hobbs

How Abel Ferrara’s brutal 1990 gangster flick captured the imagination of the hip hop community.

New films by Claire Denis, Sean Baker and Abel Ferrara to debut in Cannes

By David Jenkins

The 2017 Directors’ Fortnight line-up is even more tantalising than the main Competition.

What’s the bleakest film you’ve ever seen?

By David Jenkins

Recent events have got us thinking about the most depressingly hopeless movies ever made.

The unbearable intensity of Abel Ferrara’s The Driller Killer

By Anton Bitel

A troubled man cracks under immense pressure in the director’s cult 1976 thriller.

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