Artist Jesse Krimes served six years in federal prison, creating artworks while incarcerated using the bare-bones materials at his disposal.
Beck+Col Bathe Their Critique of Capitalism in Buckets of Blood
Red Night weaves together influences from horror cinema, pop culture, and political theory.
The Sikh International Film Festival Returns to NYC
A total of 17 films centered around Sikh history, diaspora, and innovation will be showcased at Manhattan’s Rubin Museum.
Bushwick Film Festival Returns With 100+ Independent Films
Films by local and international directors will play at Williamsburg Cinemas, accompanied by live events and an awards ceremony.
Rodney Graham, Who Bridged the Absurd and Conceptual, Dies at 73
During his more than 50-year-long career, Graham pushed the limits of documentary and fiction.
Behind the Fight to Save North Hollywood’s Last Indie Cinema
Laemmle NoHo 7, the last independent cinema in North Hollywood, is slated to be destroyed and replaced by luxury apartments.
Love May Be Timeless, But Not Painless
Rahat Mahajan’s debut feature The Cloud Messenger finds resonance in suffering as a means to liberation.
Latinos Severely Underrepresented in Film and TV, Report Finds
Although Latinos represent 18.7% of the United States’s population as of the 2020 census, only 3.1% of lead roles in television shows feature them.
Indie Filmmakers Shine a Light on the American South
Documentaries about xenophobia, Black gospel music, and hazing are trenchant explorations of social issues in the South.
Jean Painlevé Revealed the Otherworldliness Beneath the Water’s Surface
His detailed images of microscopic aquatic creatures suggest a version of Surrealism’s dream realities.
A Spotlight on Navajo Filmmaker Blackhorse Lowe
“I’m focused on contemporary Native American stories, the modern-day ups and downs of that lifestyle, but I’m not trying to do it in a traditional manner,” the award-winning filmmaker told Hyperallergic in an interview.
10 Films to Get to Know Ukraine
From music and architecture to comedy and horror, these films showcase Ukrainian culture and its long-held ethos of resistance.