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Watching Caribbean Cinema by Monica Uszerowicz
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Islands of stories.

Kevin Jerome Everson by Jordan Cronk
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“I don’t make films for the audience, I make them for the subjects, and I try to position those subjects and the camera so that there’s a element of generosity between the two.”

Ricky D’Ambrose by Steve Macfarlane
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“I don’t want to continue making movies this way.”

Nicholas Elliott by David Louis Zuckerman
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Austerity, allegory, and the interpretability of film.

Ben Mirov: Phoned-In #10 by Luke Degnan
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“Who was chasing me through the brush? He’s staring at neon graffiti and doesn’t look away. He looks like a rich kid on acid. He turns into a duffle bag. The man I have sex with is me. I don’t dream about you. I find your feelings’ cloud.” In episode 10 of Phoned-In, BOMB Magazine’s poetry reading by phone podcast, Ben Mirov reads from his book Ghost Machine.

In Sight: No Shoes No Shorts No Service by Montana Wojczuk
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Montana Wojczuk reports on some of the energetic, stylish shorts of Sundance 2009.

The Animated Films of Brent Green by Jimmy Calhoun
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Months ago, as my wife and I left a Sufjan Stevens concert, I told her how I wish my short animated films could have the emotion and staying power that great music has.

Miranda July by Rachel Kushner
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Writer Rachel Kushner examines the lineage of common themes and recurrent imagery in July’s extraordinary body of work.

Juan Carlos Alom by Lucy Raven
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On a recent trip to Cuba I visited the studio of photographer and filmmaker Juan Carlos Alom in the small beach village of Cojimar, outside Havana.

The Triplets of Belleville by Nell McClister
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There are about ten words spoken in Sylvain Chomet’s first feature-length animated film, including the drawn-out, lilting sounds that the characters occasionally make, as if communicating were an act of hopefully humming almost-words while gesturing with hands and head and pointedly rolling one’s eyes.

Philip Kan Gotanda by David Henry Hwang
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Playwrights Philip Kan Gotanda and David Henry Hwang (M. Butterfly) compare notes on the East/West conflict, the Third World Movement, and Gotanda’s play, Ballad of Yachiyo.

Yvonne Welbon by Lawrence Chua
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In Yvonne Welbon’s short films and videos, memory laps at the crumbling shoreline of history. 

Illeana Douglas by Lynn Geller
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Actress, producer, director speaks to Lynn Geller about the what it takes to be a successful woman in the industry: three day fasts and cannibalism…

James Nares by Betsy Sussler
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In a process of material and poetic interrogation, James Nares shares his practice, a return to origins, with Betsy Sussler.

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