Artist and filmmaker Zoe Beloff explores the Hollywood legacies of Soviet filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein, German playwright Bertolt Brecht, and other members of the European avant-garde.
The Mexican Modernists Who Found Success in Decadence
An exhibition at Paris’s Grand Palais tracks art made in Mexico during the first half of the 20th century, focusing on the influence of the European avant-garde and Mexicans’ celebratory attitude toward death.
The Ambiguity of Films Left Unfinished
An unfinished film can be any number of 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.
Soviet Celluloid Treasures on YouTube
If you’ve studied the history of cinema than you’ve heard of Mosfilm, the renowned film studio that is reputedly the largest and oldest in Europe. Established in 1923, Mosfilm has been responsible for countless cinematic masterpieces, including many of the films created by masters Sergei Eisenstein and Andrei Tarkovsky. Now, the film studio has placed its historic flicks on YouTube for your viewing pleasure.