Experimental films

Meet Artist and New Media Director Jess Irish

Jess Irish is an artist, filmmaker and writer who practices new multi-genre and collaborative media with an emphasis on environmental justice and the expansive potential of technology to create a more equal society. She was the founding co-director of OnRamp Arts, a forward-thinking collaborative creative nonprofit operating in Echo Park …

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Briefly Rated Book Reviews | The New Yorker

I love you but I chose the darkness, by Claire Vaye Watkins (Riverhead). “I have tried to tell this story several times,” writes the protagonist of Watkins’ startling novel. “This will be my last try.” Struck with a sense of alienation after having her first child, she leaves her baby …

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Watch and stream: October 15

The Halloween season is fast approaching. To count the days, here are the movies and TV shows to watch and stream this week. Halloween kills Courtesy of Universal Pictures Laurie Strode and Michael Myers face off again in the latest entry in the Halloween slasher saga. Jamie Lee Curtis and …

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Wednesday 6 October 2021 – La Minute Monocle

Are the Western Balkan countries stuck in an abusive relationship with the EU? This is a question that deserves to be asked before the last EU-Western Balkans summit which is being held today in Brdo pri Kranju in Slovenia. The abuses do not take the form of economic sanctions, military …

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‘The Velvet Underground’ above ground

Last weekend marked the middle of the New York Film Festival, with several screenings of her centerpiece selection, Jane Campion’s neo-western / masculinity review, The Power of the Dog, Friday Night. But some of my favorite films at the festival so far have been in the realm of non-fiction – …

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35 best movies to stream on the platform

It’s a new month! And you know what that means: it’s time to peruse another series of some of the best movies in Netflix’s huge catalog – from classics to new offerings – to find out what you’re watching this month in October. These are all for the month of …

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AR Rahman: “Who are the men to empower women?

Ahead of Expo 2020 Dubai, the composer-director tells us about the mentorship of the Firdaus Women’s Orchestra, harmony through collaboration, etc. AR Rahman doesn’t stop working. Among a multitude of upcoming projects such as Cobra, Atrangi Re, Ayalaan, Heropanti 2 and Ponniyin Selvan, the composer also collaborated with Expo 2020 …

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How Chiurai reinvented the idea of ​​a library

The herald Zimbabwe-born artist Kudzanai Chiurai is a phenomenon. He is one of the most demanding and inventive figures in contemporary African art. From large-scale photos of fictional African rulers, to experimental films and protest posters, to rich oil paintings and minimal sculptures, his work is held in the best …

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Kudzanai Chiurai’s Library of Things We Forgot to Remember

The Library of Things We Forgot to Remember, is an archive of documents including vinyls, posters, paintings and more, taken from private African collections. (Anthea Pokroy / Courtesy of Kudzanai Chiurai) The Library is an interactive audiovisual archive of black resistance established by Zimbabwean artist Kudzanai Chiurai. In addition to …

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Movies to watch if you love birds of prey

When a mission to establish an outpost on Earth goes haywire, an alien known as B-127 collapses from his wounds and transforms into a yellow Volkswagen Beetle. Years later, a young teenage girl named Charlie (Hailee Steinfeld) discovers the Beetle in a junkyard near a small Californian seaside town. In …

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Bollywood bets big on patriotic sagas

New Delhi: Bollywood is ready to bet bigger on the proven strategy of patriotic and nationalist films in the post-covid months to bring audiences back to the cinema. Filmmakers and trade experts have said that films like Kangana Ranaut’s Tejas where she plays a fighter pilot, the biopics on Sam …

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12 Minute Movie References Explained

12 minutes, an elegant thriller in a time loop, carries within it the love of cinema of the developer Luis Antonio through various allusions and tributes. The most obvious of these is of course the time loop mechanism itself, which is immediately reminiscent of the 1993 film. Groundhog day. References …

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Every Jigsaw game played (before the first movie)

Saw’s first movie was released and apparently set in 2004, but John “Jigsaw” Kramer was playing games long before the opening credits. The first one Seen The movie was released and apparently set in 2004, but John “Jigsaw” Kramer was playing games long before the opening credits. Unlike many other …

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Cannes pays tribute to Bellocchio – Lifestyle

(ANSA) – ROME, JUL 16 – The Cannes Film Festival pays tribute to committed cult Italian director Marco Bellocchio with a three-day event culminating with the presentation of a Lifetime Achievement Award on Saturday at the outcome of the 74th edition of the emblematic festival. Thursday, Bellocchio, 81, had a …

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Sandalwood claims Padma award for Ananth Nag

Bangalore: After Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent appeal to citizens to identify talented people for the Padma Awards, Sandalwood came together to nominate the name of Ananth Nag who has appeared in over 200 films for the honor. Director-turned-actor Risabh Shetty has launched a campaign on his social media pages …

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A powerful meditation on trauma

During its last week, the Cannes Film Festival will screen a few films that can be called anthologies of one kind or another: “The French Dispatch” by Wes Anderson (five discrete stories under one concept) on Monday, the anthology “The Year of the Everlasting Storm” (seven different directors discuss life …

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Weirdest Stories Disney Should Turn Into Movies Next

“Hercules” isn’t the only myth Disney should consider adapting. Known as “Quetzalcóatl” for the Azteks and “Kukulcán” for the Mayans, this feathered serpent god was originally associated with vegetation, but its popularity and influence increased until it was considered the god of the morning and evening star, death and resurrection, …

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The party is back: the Balkan summer festivals are back

Most countries in the region have not completely lifted their COVID-19 restrictions, only allowing concerts if attendees have a negative PCR test or proof of having been vaccinated. For some festival fans, summer 2021 brings bad news, as some popular festivals have been canceled altogether. Romania allows an unlimited number …

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To-Do List (June 30-July 7): July 4 fireworks display, new exhibition at Columbia Museum of Art | Local arts, entertainment and events news for Columbia, SC

CLASSIC / FIREWORKS Fireworks with the Phil If you’re looking for the most typical Independence Day experience that isn’t actually July 4th, you’d be hard pressed to do better than attending the South Carolina Philharmonic concert in Segra Park on July 3rd. . The combination of minor-league stadium baseball, fireworks, …

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