Alice Diop

Alice Diop: ‘A fictional space could reveal my point of view’

By Leila Latif

The filmmaker behind the remarkable Saint Omer explains how her own experience informed the creation of her intimate legal drama.

Saint Omer

By David Jenkins

A literature professor observes a court case in which a mother stands accused of murdering her child in Alice Diop's sublime drama.

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Saint Omer – first-look review

By Rafa Sales Ross

This deeply nuanced treatise on the tragedy of motherhood marks the extraordinary feature debut of Alice Diop.

Every film by a black director at the 2016 BFI London Film Festival

By Ewan Cameron

New films from Ava DuVernay and Spike Lee are part of the official programme’s focus on diversity.

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