Transmissions

May 2018

10/10: Bruce LaBruce
05/24

The director of L.A. Zombie and the upcoming The Misandrists discusses his ten favorite films from the last ten years.

10/10: Vivian Qu
05/03

The director of Angels Wear White shares her ten eight favorite films from the last ten years. 

April 2018

10/10: Peter Tscherkassky
04/20

The director of The Exquisite Corpus and Outer Space shares his ten favorite films from the last ten years.

Essays: Joseph O’Neill on “Escapes”
04/13

The PEN/Faulkner Award-winning author of Netherland extols the virtues of Michael Almereyda's essay-biopic.

March 2018

First Take: Sadaf Foroughi on “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?”
03/31

The writer-director of the upcoming Ava recalls watching a banned copy of the Mike Nichols drama as a young girl during the Iran-Iraq war.

Essays: Dennis Lim on “Nocturama”
03/20

The critic, programmer and author of David Lynch: The Man From Another Place considers Bertrand Bonello's terrorism thriller.

February 2018

10/10: Travis Wilkerson
02/27

The director of Did You Wonder Who Fired the Gun? shares his ten favorite films from the last ten years, sort of.

10/10: Stephen Cone
02/20

The director of Princess Cyd and Henry Gamble's Birthday Party shares his ten favorite films from the last ten years.

January 2018

10/10: Blake Williams
01/18

The director of the upcoming PROTOTYPE shares his ten favorite films from the last ten years.

Watch: “The Edge of Daybreak” by Alix Lambert
01/10

A brief history of the greatest album ever recorded by musicians serving jail time.

10/10: Radu Jude
01/08

The director of Aferim! and the upcoming Sacred Hearts shares his ten favorite films from the last ten years.

December 2017

Watch: “En rachâchant” by Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet
12/07

Released in France with Rohmer’s Pauline at the Beach, this comical story of a precocious nine-year-old boy offers a terse, tough rejection of authority.

November 2017

10/10: Bertrand Bonello
11/21

The director of Nocturama and Saint Laurent shares his ten favorite films from the last ten years.

Essays: Ted Fendt on “Moses and Aaron”
11/16

The author of "Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet" discusses the contemporary and political references hidden in the filmmaking duo's masterful biblical tale.

October 2017

Watch: “Vampir-Cuadecuc” by Pere Portabella
10/31

A new digital restoration of the landmark documentary filmed on the set of Franco’s 1970 cult film Count Dracula starring Christopher Lee.

First Take: Kleber Mendonça Filho on “Prince of Darkness”
10/13

The director of Neighboring Sounds and Aquarius on discovering a John Carpenter classic at the Art-Palacio cinema, an old movie palace in Recife.

10/10: Bill Morrison
10/05

The director of Dawson City: Frozen Time, one of 2017's most-acclaimed works, shares his ten favorite films from the last ten years.

September 2017

10/10: Jeff Malmberg
09/27

The director of Marwencol and co-director of Spettacolo jots down his ten favorite films from the last ten years.

First Take: Wheeler Winston Dixon on “Four Nights of a Dreamer”
09/25

The author of "A Short History of Film" shares his love of a lesser-seen Bresson masterpiece he first watched at the Vivian Beaumont Theater in New York.

Watch: “The Algerian War!” by Jean-Marie Straub
09/21

A hard-boiled noir in under two minutes from heralded filmmaker Jean-Marie Straub.