Travis Wilkerson speaks about his film Did You Wonder Who Fired the Gun?, which traces his great-grandfather’s killing of an unarmed African-American man.
Is a film that is almost devoid of its main component still a film?
Albert Serra bothers critics. In the last 10 years, the 41-year-old Catalan has made a handful of slow films and installations.
If the 53rd New York Film Festival is any indication, the world’s filmmakers are feeling the heat.
In its day, Auguste Rodin’s now esteemed 1876 sculpture “The Bronze Age” roused the considerable ill will of art critics, most notably for the belief that it was cast from a live model.
The films of Nathaniel Dorsky and Jerome Hiler are silent, brief, and sagely meandering — luminous contemplations of life, film, and the intimacies between the two.
The films of Apichatpong Weerasethakul are inspired by a poetics of everyday life poised between two extremes.
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.