You get what you bring into Past Lives, a lush and dreamy new film and the directorial debut of playwright Celine Song—a story of love and loss and reconnection between childhood sweethearts across a quarter-century and two continents.
Welcome to our new podcast series in conversation with, and sponsored by, our friends at Galerie. Every month, we’ll pick a film and zoom in on a single moment to better see the whole. This month: Věra Chytilová's Daisies (Sedmikrásky).
William Klein's little-seen, hard-to-find documentary, The Little Richard Story, is a film about how wooo’s can make the man.
Michael Mann is at the peak of a digital filmmaking flex with Blackhat. The high definition images create such a complete depth of field that his characters cannot help but appear lost, similar to how we found ourselves cut adrift amidst the unfettered access and context collapse offered by the modern web.
There’s something special about taking part in a treasure hunt at the heart of a hidden gem of a festival. True/False Film Festival feels special because it’s so intimate, populated by cinephiles who love the underestimated and misunderstood genre of documentary features.
Skinamarink presents a case of found memory, the scratches and wear of time on one’s recollection disfiguring—yet never wholly obscuring—foundational apprehensions.