James Mottram is a film journalist and author. He's written several books on film including The Making of Dunkirk, published in the UK by Titan.
Menashe: the strictly Orthodox film star
James Mottram meets Menashe Lustig who risked being shunned by his community to star in a film inspired by his life story
Interview: Noah Baumbach
“Nobody does that in showbusiness. To call and say ‘Hey, congrats on that…’ That doesn’t happen.
When the zoo became a place to hide
A new film tells the astonishing true story of a Warsaw couple who smuggled Jewish families from the ghettos and hid them from Hitler's killers in the basement of a zoo
Ben Younger: film director, action man
Former yeshivah student turned film director Ben Younger is also a chef, a pilot and a motorcyclist
Natalie Portman's medium performance
Portman's latest film, Planetarium, which receives its UK premiere at this year's London Film Festival, is the first time she's made a feature directed by a woman.
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