A film uncovers an episode at the origins of the civil rights movement.
The Argentine filmmaker on colonialism, recreating history, and Zama.
To witness the vulgar, Zap Comix–inspired panorama in Manuel DeLanda’s 1979 film ISM ISM—its blubbering testicle-breasts and segmented-plumber’s-pipe phallus scrawled in marker on the tiled walls of a Manhattan subway station, just to start—is to share in the brief, bewildering encounter a commuter may have had with street art before the soap and cleaning brushes arrived.
A film investigating memory and history, premiering exclusively on BOMB, with a brief interview by Alex Zafiris.
A rediscovered milestone in independent black cinema.
An experimental documentary on border crossing, less about that place than what it represents.
The late Iranian filmmaker’s final work is an ethereal study of the mechanics of cinema.
Four generations of unhappiness populate the French auteur’s latest.
Featuring selections by Jaime Manrique, David Grubbs, Molly Surno, Lynn Melnick, Lucio Pozzi, and more.
A story of immigration and integration.
“A film is always an attempt, nothing more, and that allows for a sort of dialogue.”
“We never thought, ‘We have to give them dignity.’ We thought we have to give them empathy.”
“We choose the films that mean the most to us and offer them and let people react to them and form their own impressions and judgments.”
In the early 1960s, Eduardo Coutinho began shooting a film about the murder of Brazilian trade unionist João Pedro Teixeira.
Uncovering the artist’s innovations and legacies.
Sexual panic in South Brooklyn
Cinema Novo, Tropicália, and the tradition of Brazilian literary modernism
A documentary on the brutality behind India’s textile factories.