“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.”
Selections by Mónica de la Torre, Matias Piñeiro, Hannah Holden, Sabine Russ, and Lisa Robertson.
Paper Clip is a weekly compilation of online articles, artifacts and other—old, new, and sometimes BOMB-related.
Director and critic Mark Cousins on conveying the experience of traveling in his film What Is This Film Called… Love? and about the potentials and limitations of film festivals.
In the first of a series of conversations with La Di Da Film Festival filmmakers, Amy Seimetz and Craig Zobel discuss gender dynamics in their features, Sun Don’t Shine and Compliance.
Ella Veres sat down with filmmaker Marian Crişan to discuss his film Morgen.
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.
Craig Hubert discusses two gems from the 2011 New York Film Festival: Invasion, an Argentine film with a controversial past, and Dreileben, three conjoined horror films from three different directors.
Craig Hubert discusses The Warped World of Koreyoshi Kurahara, a box set gathering five Japanese New Wave films directed by Koreyoshi Kurahara.
In the latest installment of Digging in Cloudland, critic Miriam Bale discusses Ade’s Everyone Else, Lang’s Moonfleet and the elusive quality of cinematic greatness.
David Phelps rounds up the second half of the 2010 New York Film Festival, touching on Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives, Mysteries of Lisbon,The Autobiography of Nikolai Ceasescu and some of avant-garde offerings.
Driver 23 is RoIf Belgum’s poignant documentary account of Dan Cleveland, heavy metal rock ’n’ roller, modern day Sisyphus.