The director’s six-decade career was an ever-adapting project to examine cinema’s relationship to the other arts and its inherent aesthetic and moral responsibilities.
The Time Godard Called Filmgoers Bourgeois Fascists
Where are the directors taking the stage to acknowledge workers’ demands today?
Best of 2019: Our Top 12 Documentaries and Experimental Films
Our favorite experimental and/or nonfiction movies of 2019, brought to you by the writers and editors of Hyperallergic.
Jean-Luc Godard’s Latest Film Pushes the Limits of Montage
Godard’s most recent film uses jagged visual and sonic cuts to connect to world and cinematic history.
From Julian Schnabel’s van Gogh Film to a New Godard at the 56th New York Film Festival
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.
Jean-Luc Godard’s Models for a Scuttled Exhibition Are Artworks in Their Own Right
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.
Known for Silent Movies About Buildings, a Filmmaker Turns to Music and Conversation
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.
The Remarkable Films of Anne-Marie Miéville, Godard’s Partner and Collaborator
Little is known about Miéville, but what people are searching for can be found in her films, and has been there the whole time.
From Pulp to Pop, Seven Centuries of Book Art
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).
Henri Langlois: Remembering a Titan of French Cinema
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.
Rethinking the Retrospective: Jean-Luc Godard in New York
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.
Surfing Kanye’s Insane New Wave
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.”