Wolf’s film Teenage truncates the nuance and diversity of the source material, but offers flashes of individual introspection on a few historical figures.
The 2012 Migrating Forms festival seamlessly drew together films of disparate genre and style.
Colin Beckett reflects on the work of the late Edward Yang, unpacking its dense historical implications.
Director Peter Von Bagh on his film Sodankylä Forever, a documentary portrait of the Midnight Sun Film Festival, in remote Finland, an annual pilgrimage for cinephiles.
James Benning’s Twenty Cigarettes blows smoke in the face of typical filmic portraiture. Colin Beckett explores the many dimensions of the film and its slippery subjects.
Colin Beckett looks at the forthcoming series Views from the Avant-Garde, focusing on the deserved loyalty towards Ben Rivers’s work; documentarian and sublime.
Colin Beckett on the 2011 Robert Flaherty Film Seminar. This installment of the symposium focused on “Sonic Truth,” how sound in film shapes the viewing experience.