For years, Eye Filmmuseum’s Jan Bot has turned film fragments into digital experimental shorts. Now, with the project ending, those shorts will be archived via NFT.
A new box set of four of the Iranian director’s features offers a great opportunity to get to know his singular style.
Overlooked for too long in the experimental scene, the recently deceased German director is getting a tribute series at Anthology Film Archives.
Film programmer Inney Prakash talks to Hyperallergic about what it takes to start a new film festival solo during a pandemic.
No Name Cinema defies mainstream rules and norms at every turn.
A vigorous advocate for the avant-garde, the filmmaker often neglected to promote himself.
The newest feature from Thai director Apichatpong Weerasethakul is a masterpiece of magical realism, and Hyperallergic’s #1 film of 2021.
Anthology Film Archives’ complete retrospective of the influential Canadian experimental filmmaker includes many exceptionally rare titles.
With films touching on protest in France, China’s one-child policy, and Indigenous life in Canada, the 2021 Currents program stays both culturally and politically forward-thinking.
With works about student protests in India, colonialism in South Korea, the history of trains in cinema, and more, this edition of Wavelengths is the festival’s best in years.
The newest feature from Leos Carax, a tempestuous romance between Adam Driver and Marion Cotillard, is gleefully strange and metafictional.
Taiwanese slow cinema luminary Tsai Ming-liang’s new film Days draws heartbreak and humanity out of activities as mundane as cooking and acupuncture.