“March Through Time,” an interactive educational experience inside the popular online game, recreates the March on Washington, with embarrassing results.
Early Cheryl Dunye and Other Movies You Can Stream Only on OVID
The underrated streaming platform is the only subscription-based home for these titles.
50 Years of Urgent, Immersive Documentaries
The Maysles Documentary Center’s online series Gimme 50 surveys work by Madeline Anderson, William Greaves, Chris Marker, and more
The Radical Activist Ambitions of New Left Cinema
A new book chronicles how leftist directors of the 1960s and ’70s used the essay film as an activist tool.
Chris Marker’s Little-Known TV Series on Ancient Greece
Marker’s The Owl’s Legacy presents a complex portrait of Ancient Greece in 13 episodes that revolve around single words.
Paging Through Chris Marker’s Studio, a Spatial Representation of His Mind
A new book takes readers into the workspace of the venerated filmmaker.
Revisiting an Antiquated Chris Marker Film About Technology
French director and artist Chris Marker’s 1997 film Level Five, screening this weekend at Metrograph, is a hilariously antiquated portrayal of the internet.
The Frontier of Documentary Filmmaking at MoMA
Opening on February 16, the 2017 edition of the Doc Fortnight festival showcases films about humanitarian crises, politically charged art projects, and more.
A Documentarian of Memory
Chris Marker’s death two years ago, on the day of his 91st birthday, heralded a surge of renewed interest in the enigmatic French filmmaker. With an impressive retrospective centered on a digital restoration of the film Level Five (1997), the Brooklyn Academy of Music presses on with the project of rehabilitating the fringes of Marker’s career.