Bianca Stigter asserts the presence of lives lost to the Holocaust in Three Minutes - A Lengthening, which interrogates a snippet of footage shot in Poland in 1938 and considers the history
Payal Kapadia makes a poetic and invigorating feature debut in this Cannes winner that charts a young woman's personal and political awakening amid student protests in India.
The Mirror Mountain Film Festival, a new event based in Ottawa, showcases Indie, alternative and underground cinema, including some great short documentaries. The selected short docs explore such themes as family, belonging,
Payal Kapadia's A Night of Knowing Nothing wins the L’Œil d’Or, Cannes' prize for documentary cinema, with her experimental debut feature. Sergei Loznitsa nets a special mention.
Director Isidore Bethel is on the rebound. He’s a young, attractive, and scruffy actor/filmmaker getting over a recent break-up with an older man. Bethel explains in voiceover that the May-December romance was
An appreciation of late experimental film maverick Barbara Hammer who broke ground with formally inventive and daring works that emphasized lesbian visibility, including Superdyke, Maya Deren's Sink, and .
Last and First Men (Iceland, 71 min.) Dir. Jóhann Jóhannsson A highlight in the great world of parody Twitter accounts is the now tragically defunct handle @NotTildaSwinton. This take on the eccentric Oscar-winning