Where were you born, where did you grow up, where do you live now?
Born in Bratislava, Slovakia. Have lived in Toronto, Ontario for most of my life.
First film you made, and where and when?
My very first film was a collaborative 8mm school project, involving 4 girls from my grade 7 class at Jesse Ketchum Public School. Title: DANCE.
Latest film you made, and where and when?
The latest project is an international collaboration, involving 9 female filmmakers isolating in different parts of the world. Title: ONE(NINE). Currently in post-production.
Describe your current living space.
Too many midges. Wild rabbits in the backyard. Big trees. Spiders on the ceiling, so I sleep on the bottom bunk.
What Canadian would you challenge to make an isolation movie?
In the history of cinema whose isolation move would you want to see?
Gena Rowlands with John Cassavetes.
Worst thing about being in isolation?
Not being able to see my family.
Best thing about being in isolation?
Finally committing to watch The BBC Shakespeare Collection (37 DVDs).
Favourite book to read in isolation?
Anything written by James Baldwin.
Favourite music to listen to in isolation?
Goodbye Honolulu, Luna Li and Marvin Pontiac.
Favourite movies to watch in isolation?
Anything directed by Anges Varda.
Favourite meal in isolation?
Peanut butter and banana sandwiches.
What’s the last best thing you cooked?
I don’t cook.