Our favorite experimental and/or nonfiction movies of 2019, brought to you by the writers and editors of Hyperallergic.
Godard’s most recent film uses jagged visual and sonic cuts to connect to world and cinematic history.
Standouts at this year’s New York Film Festival range from a Vincent van Gogh biopic by Julian Schnabel to a documentary on free jazz, with a range of great, art-inflected offerings in between.
An exhibition at Miguel Abreu Gallery gathers the intricate and rewarding models Godard created for a 2006 exhibition at the Centre Pompidou that never came to pass.
Two films marking a new phase of Heinz Emigholz’s prolific career are being screened at the Film Society of Lincoln Center’s Art of the Real series.
Little is known about Miéville, but what people are searching for can be found in her films, and has been there the whole time.
PARIS — Pliure (meaning “fold” in French) is a book-based small show, tastefully curated by Paulo Pires do Vale, about the artistic metamorphosis of books (those folded paper things).
PARIS — With the ubiquity of cinema today — in airplanes, on the internet, on cable movie channels — familiarity may not always breed contempt, exactly, but it does tend to inspire complacency.
The current Jean-Luc Godard retrospective in New York, admirably entitled The Spirit of Forms, reintroduces the French auteur’s films into familiar territory: namely, the New York Film Festival (NYFF) at Lincoln Center, where his work has made many memorable as well as infamous North American debuts.
Rapper/self-awareness wormhole Kanye West gave an interview to Jon Caramanica in yesterday’s New York Times, a dialogue on West’s new album that devolved into the artist detailing his increasingly insane (or polymathic) credentials as a “creative professional.”
Somehow I missed the 16,400 internet posts reporting that the ill-fated luxury liner, Costa Concordia — presumably still on its side in the waters off Tuscany’s Isola del Giglio — was the setting for the first act of Jean-Luc Godard’s latest feature, Film Socialisme (2010).