On her new film, Aggie, the reimagining of art, and the urgency of justice.
In an American era of death and decline, where does Byrne see the path to utopia?
On his debut film, The Inheritance, which weaves together histories of the MOVE organization, the Black Arts Movement, and his own time in a Black Marxist collective.
The filmmaker on visibility, connection, and dialogue.
It’s rare for a short story to cause a ruckus, and Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery” is one of the few exceptions.
Decade of Fire is a remarkable tale of the Bronx’s rise from ash, standing to set the record straight about the fires that ravaged the borough in the late ’60s and ’70s.
The filmmaker on her 1995 film BloodSisters documenting San Francisco’s leather-dyke scene.
The filmmaker on love, life, death, and survival.
A Cuban political thriller that leaves politics off-screen.
Offering open access to essays, lectures, and performances by contemporary artists and scholars during the pandemic.
“Are you in pain?”
The first words spoken in Nina Menkes’s 1991 film, Queen of Diamonds, treated to a recent 4k restoration, slice through minutes of opening silence.
“You look really different than your picture.” This skewering statement is delivered at the outset of a doomed Tinder date by Anne, the impish protagonist of Kazik Radwanski’s Anne at 13,000 Ft.
Mexico City’s sonidero scene finally gets the documentary it deserves.
Narrativizing everyday experiences of the pandemic in New York City.
The artist-filmmaker on his prescient collage film, featuring the jetsam and flotsam of global supply chains and a prophecy of the coming pandemic.
Cypriano’s documentary Born to Be follows the profound journeys of several patients and doctors at the Mount Sinai Center for Transgender Medicine and Surgery.
The detritus of a filmmaking career becomes an immersive work of autofiction.
The lossy poetics of Magenheimer’s video script-cum-publication embraces the split self of the information age.