debbie tucker green: ‘Sometimes it feels a little trite, a little rat-tat-tat, to say your film is activism’

debbie tucker green: ‘Sometimes it feels a little trite, a little rat-tat-tat, to say your film is activism’

It is a busy, bright afternoon on London’s Southbank, when I meet the lower-case-preferring dramatist debbie tucker green. We’re here to discuss her latest film, ear for eye, which will premiere at the BFI’s London film festival, shortly followed by its broadcast on BBC Two. All around us is excited chatter and clinking crockery, as the festival swings into gear. tucker green does not find that distracting. For her, tuning out industry noise has become something of a creative superpower. “It’s almost like I have to be quiet to hear what’s going on in here,” she says, tapping the side of her head with her index finger. “I have to have clarity on what’s gonna come out.” Rarely granting interviews probably also helps with that. This will be her first …
More on: www.theguardian.com