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A Surreptitious Form of Activism: Michelle Handelman Interviewed by Jane Ursula Harris
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The filmmaker on her 1995 film BloodSisters documenting San Francisco’s leather-dyke scene.

A Surreptitious Form of Activism: Michelle Handelman Interviewed by Jane Ursula Harris
Bloodsisters 01

The filmmaker on her 1995 film BloodSisters documenting San Francisco’s leather-dyke scene.

Tania Cypriano by Amy Jenkins
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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.

Burnished, Etched, Emblazoned: Asiya Wadud Interviewed by Emily Skillings
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On documentary poetics and the interconnectedness of crises.

Jessica Grindstaff of Phantom Limb by Sophie Hunter
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The final part of a performance trilogy on climate change, Falling Out fuses puppetry, Butoh, and Flex, to reflect on the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster.

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.

Resisting Oblivion: Lena Herzog Interviewed by Kellylouise Delaney
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Documenting disappearing languages.

The Punk Version of Mrs. Dalloway: Laura Parnes Interviewed by Stephanie Barber
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Documenting and improvising alternative lives. 

Grant Gee by Pamela Cohn
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Pamela Cohn talks to Grant Gee, the celebrated filmmaker who directed films about Radiohead, Joy Division, and most recently, W.G. Sebald’s novel, The Rings of Saturn.

Aesthetics of Catastrophe by Aric Mayer

Aric Mayer discusses the problems and possibilities in photographing New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in this audio slideshow. Aric was the lead photographer covering the storm for The Wall Street Journal.

Michael Almereyda’s Paradise by Lucy Raven
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A brand new mother unsentimentally nudges her crying newborn toward her breast just after giving birth. 

Jacki Ochs’s The Secret Agent by Betsy Sussler
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The Secret Agent is a feature length documentary investigating the effects and implications of the use of the chemical defoliant Agent Orange used in Vietnam between the years 1964 and 1971.

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