Ringer editor-in-chief Sean Fennessey chats with Sean Baker, who was recently awarded Best Director by the New York Film Critics Circle for his latest film, The Florida Project. They discuss how Baker tells authentic stories about underrepresented communities, his use of inexperienced actors, and why he prefers making smaller-budget films.
Sean Baker’s Wondrous ‘The Florida Project’
The director discusses telling stories about underrepresented communities, using inexperienced actors, and more about his award-winning film
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