Reviews and interviews from the film festival circuit, including reports from TIFF, Hot Docs, Sundance, and Cannes.
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I Had Nowhere To Go is an adaptation of Jonas Mekas’ memoir by Turner-prize winning artist Douglas Gordon
J: Beyond Flamenco offers a diverse range of performances that highlight a plurality of cultures and backgrounds that express themselves through the arts.
With the wild and entertaining JT + The Tenessee Kids, Jonathan Demme brings the “sexy” back to concert docs.
Lav Diaz’s epic films are often compared to Russian novels, and his new film, The Woman Who Left, is inspired by a Tolstoy short story.
The Ornithologist will reward anybody who wants to spend two hours on a bizarre journey with beautiful scenery.
Deepa Mehta’s Anatomy of Violence is a bold and exciting addition to documentary culture
Mascots might be a work of straightforward fiction, but the mockumentary form arguably captures the pleasure of creative performance.
Oliver Laxe's Mimosas offers strokes of absurdity and subtle thematic development contributing to an experiment in contemplative cinema.
Politics, Instructions Manual is an interesting but flawed take on a contemporary left-wing populist political movement.
Hermia & Helena, like Piñeiro’s previous two films, is a sort of fugue on Shakespearean themes—a sort of A Midsummer Night’s Dream remix.