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Angela Schanelec’s I Was at Home, But… by Anthony Hawley
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Much silence fills the exquisite visual tableaus in German filmmaker Angela Schanelec’s I Was at Home, But…

One Piece: Ken Jacobs
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The artist talks about his film Joan Mitchell: Departures and its relation to Eternalism.

Reemergence of a Past: Joanna Hogg Interviewed by Daniella Shreir
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The filmmaker speaks about The Souvenir, class, gender, and the autobiographical.

Kazuo Hara by Ken Jacobs
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The pioneering filmmakers discuss morality and dissent in Hara’s highly subjective documentaries: “It takes a toll to discover what binds your heart to the subject.”

Native Sand: Yeo Siew Hua Interviewed by Sihan Tan
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The Singaporean filmmaker on migrant labor; visitations; and his recent work, A Land Imagined.

Life Before Death: John Bruce and Pawel Wojtasik Interviewed by Nicholas Elliott
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The filmmakers take an unexpected approach to documenting people in the final stage of life.

Witchcraft and Waterfalls: Nietzchka Keene’s The Juniper Tree by Dana Reinoos
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A forgotten feminist fairy tale and Björk’s big-screen debut, The Juniper Tree, returns.

Rest in Paradise, Jonas Mekas by Marianne Shaneen
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A Sense of Place: William Ferris Interviewed by Michael Blair
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The artist and documentarian on capturing the vernacular South. 

Mary Lucier by Alex Klein
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Notions of ecological precarity and technological mediation enfold in the degraded landscape; the video artist surveys her decades of prescient and pressing work.

That You Have the Body: Alix Lambert Interviewed by Signe Swanson
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The filmmaker and photographer discusses the return to her work on Russia’s inmates.

El Cine Quema: The Films of Raymundo Gleyzer by Will Noah
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The insurgent Argentine documentarian’s retrospective screens at Anthology Film Archives from February 22 through 28.

Confusing and Accurate and Deadpan: Trevor Shimizu Interviewed by C. Spencer Yeh
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The New York-based painter and video artist on the tragicomic nature of wannabes and scenesters.

Twenty-First-Century Poem: Fabrice Aragno Interviewed by Steve Macfarlane
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Jean-Luc Godard’s editor sits down to discuss their latest collaboration, The Image Book.

Jeff Whetstone’s The Batture Ritual by Ratik Asokan
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Invited to examine the human geography of lower Louisiana for the 2017 Prospect New Orleans triennial, Jeff Whetstone set off for the batture, a patch of land that separates the Mississippi from the city’s levee. 

Black Line, Mixed Signals, and Île d’Ouessant by Jordan Cronk
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From Andrei Tarkovsky to Lucrecia Martel, Peter Hutton to Nathaniel Dorsky, entire aesthetic philosophies, genres, and approaches to filmmaking have been rooted in the elements. 

Looking Back: BOMB Contributors on Film in 2018
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Featuring selections by Sasha Bonét, Lisa Borst, Nicholas Elliott, Mark Harwood, and more.

Evocation of a Common Language: Alice Rohrwacher Interviewed by Daniella Shreir
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The Italian filmmaker on community, verisimilitude, and her latest film, Happy as Lazzaro.

J.P. Sniadecki by Nicolás Pereda
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On occasion of Sniadecki’s current project, A Shape of Things to Come, the two filmmakers trade insights on “sensorial cinema” and working with reclusive desert-dwelling subjects.

In a Dark Time the Eye Begins to See: Michelle Memran Interviewed by Alix Lambert
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The director of The Rest I Make Up reflects on the life and companionship of María Irene Fornés.

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