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.
Erika Balsom’s latest book advocates for the possibilities of film criticism — a splitting open of countless pathways that reveal and deepen but never exhaust.
Here are some cartoons outside the mainstream, from a mischievously psychosexual short to an allegory for post-WWII Europe.
The new film festival Prismatic Ground has put together a terrific inaugural online slate, featuring Lynne Sachs, Bill Morrison, Fox Maxy, and more.
After a successful run in 2020, the online repertory series My Sight is Lined with Visions returns for a full year of rotating programs.
A new book looks at a heady time in the 1960s, when avant-garde Japanese artists explored genre-blending intermedia and expanded cinema.
A new website dedicated to the pioneering Black filmmaker collates hundreds of valuable resources about his work.
Experimental director Simon Liu’s shorts seek “a new lexicon of approaches” to the city.
Among the shorts playing the 2020 New York Film Festival, those in the New York Stories block embody the spirit of a city erroneously declared dead, offering studies in movement and character.