Transmissions

January 2018

10/10: Blake Williams
01/18

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

Short Film: “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

Short Film: “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.

Essay: 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

Feature: “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.

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

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

10/10: Sean Price Williams
09/15

The director of photography behind Good Time, Kate Plays Christine, and Marjorie Prime, among numerous others, shares his ten favorite films from the last ten years.

August 2017

Feature: “Fengming: A Chinese Memoir” by Wang Bing
08/18

The Chinese master's documentary, often cited as one of the finest ever made, offers a deep view into his country's tormented history.

10/10: Kogonada
08/10

The director of Columbus shares his ten favorite films from the last ten years, along with five filmmakers that dominated this era.

July 2017

10/10: Sean Baker
07/31

The director of Tangerine and the upcoming The Florida Project shares his ten favorite films from the last ten years.

Feature: “From What Is Before” by Lav Diaz
07/27

Shot in luminous black and white, Lav Diaz's award-winning historical epic relates the strange, perhaps supernatural, occurrences that befall a remote village.

June 2017

10/10: Andrew Rossi
06/29

The director of Bronx Gothic and Page One: Inside the New York Times shares his favorite films from the last ten years.

Short Film: “Influenza” by Bong Joon-ho
06/16

A series of violent incidents are captured on security cameras in this startling short from the director of The Host, Snowpiercer and the upcoming Okja.

May 2017

Short Film: “Sarah Winchester, Ghost Opera” by Bertrand Bonello
05/16

A film about ghosts and madness that is itself a kind of ghost; a short from the director of Nocturama and Saint Laurent.