Posts Tagged ‘ film ’

Behind the New, Gloriously Queer Emily Dickinson Movie

Photo: Greenwich Entertainment

In Wild Nights With Emily, the poet’s madly in love with her brother’s wife. The director says it’s the first and only time we’ve seen the real Emily.

Source: Behind the New, Gloriously Queer Emily Dickinson Movie

Dancing with Claire Denis | The New Yorker

When the director’s characters dance, they at once reveal themselves and maintain their inner worlds. We can’t know what they’re thinking, but we see them find the rhythm of their lives.

Source: Dancing with Claire Denis | The New Yorker

Agnès Varda, Influential French New Wave Filmmaker, Dies at 90 – The New York Times

 

Ms. Varda explored the texture of daily life and philosophical ruminations with a groundbreaking visual style.CreditPhotofest

The Origins of the Colombian Drug Trade Told Through an Indigenous Family’s Eyes

 

Film still from Birds of Passage (Pájaros de verano) (image courtesy of The Orchard)

The female-forward characters and the matrilineal Wayúu tribe the movie orbits have gone surprisingly under-explored by film critics.

The epic Birds of Passage, the latest feature from Colombian director/producer Cristina Gallego and director/writer Ciro Guerra (best known for their 2015, Oscar-nominated film Embrace of the Serpent).

Source: The Origins of the Colombian Drug Trade Told Through an Indigenous Family’s Eyes

Chat écoutant la musique – Chris Marker – YouTube

Jonas Mekas, ‘Godfather’ of American Avant-Garde Film, Is Dead at 96 – The New York Times

Happy as Lazzaro – Evocation of a Common Language: Alice Rohrwacher Interviewed – BOMB Magazine

Still of Adriana Tardiolo in Happy as Lazzaro, directed by Alice Rohrwacher, 2018. Image courtesy of the artist.

The Italian filmmaker on community, verisimilitude, and her latest film, Happy as Lazzaro.

Source: Evocation of a Common Language: Alice Rohrwacher Interviewed – BOMB Magazine