Transmissions

August 2018

Watch: “Something Horizontal” by Blake Williams
08/24

A stunning 3D short film from Blake Williams, director of Prototype. 3D red & cyan glasses are required.

10/10: Andrew Bujalski
08/22

The Support the Girls helmer shares ten favorites from the last ten years.

10/10: Ricky D’Ambrose
08/10

The writer-director of Notes on an Appearance shares his ten favorite films from the last ten (or so) years.

10/10: Agnès Godard
08/02

We asked cinematographer Agnès Godard, best-known for her work with Claire Denis, to share her ten favorite films from the last ten years. She met us halfway.

July 2018

10/10: Nelson Carlo De Los Santos Arias
07/27

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

10/10: Mark Cousins
07/19

The writer and filmmaker behind the epic 15-hour documentary The Story of Film: An Odyssey and the upcoming The Eyes of Orson Welles shares his ten favorite films from the last ten years.

June 2018

First Take: João Dumans on the short films of Jem Cohen
06/05

The co-director of Araby recounts the magic atmosphere that surrounded the screening of Jem Cohen's short films at the Belo Horizonte Short Film Festival in Brazil.

First Take: Affonso Uchôa on “Yaaba”
06/05

The co-director of Araby recalls a particularly transformative moment for him and his non-professional cast while watching Idriss Ouédraogo's Yaaba at a theater in Belo Horizonte.

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.