February 2017

Short Film: “Take What You Can Carry” by Matt Porterfield

The latest from the director of Putty Hill, Matt Porterfield's short is an intimate, carefully measured study of communication and the complexities of living abroad.

January 2017

Short Film: “An Aviation Field” by Joana Pimenta

Joana Pimenta's mesmerizing short, from Harvard's Sensory Ethnography Lab, is a ghost story about buried cities, lost civilizations, and Western colonialism.

10/10: Eduardo Williams

The director of The Human Surge shares his ten favorite films from the last ten years (with some exceptions).

December 2016

10/10: Oliver Laxe

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

On Set: Joaquim Pinto on working with Raul Ruiz (pt.2)

In this second installment of on set recollections, Joaquim Pinto discusses adapting his methods to Ruiz's working style.

On Set: Joaquim Pinto on working with Manoel de Oliveira (pt.1)

The director of What Now? Remind Me reflects on his time as a sound engineer with the filmmaker Manoel de Oliveira.

November 2016

10/10: Pietro Marcello

A great admirer of Russian and Eastern European cinema, the director of Lost and Beautiful shares his all time favorites.

10/10: Jean-Marie Straub

Together with his late wife and partner Danièle Huillet, Jean-Marie Straub created a rigorous, singular and indelible cinema. These are some of his favorite films.

October 2016

First Take: Charlie Lyne on “Love and Other Drugs”

The director of Fear Itself on how the Jake Gyllenhaal and Anne Hathaway starrer he saw one rainy afternoon at the Ritzy Theatre in Brixton changed his relationship to cinema.

Short Film: “Kwaku Ananse” by Akosua Adoma Owusu

A spellbinding short film combining West African folklore (the story of a being that is part man and part spider) with semi-autobiographical elements.

10/10: Zhao Liang

The director of Behemoth and Petition, the 2009 Cannes documentary banned by the Chinese government, shares his ten favorite films.

September 2016

10/10: Deborah Stratman

The director of The Illinois Parables and O'er The Land shares her ten eleven favorite films from the last ten years.

August 2016

Single Take: Alex Ross Perry on “Kate Plays Christine”

The director of Listen Up Philip and Queen of Earth considers the Sundance winning documentary Kate Plays Christine from Robert Greene, a friend, and editor of his films.

10/10: Mauro Herce

The director of Dead Slow Ahead and cinematographer of Cannes Critics' Week winner Mimosas shares his ten favorite films from the last ten years.

July 2016

Short Film: “A Train Arrives at the Station” by Thom Andersen

A new short film from Thom Andersen, director of Los Angeles Plays Itself and The Thoughts That Once We Had.

10/10: Terence Nance

The director of An Oversimplification of Her Beauty lists his ten favorite films from the last ten years.

Giveaway: Win a “Don’t Blink” Poster Signed by Robert Frank!

Enter to win an original poster for Don't Blink - Robert Frank signed by the legendary photographer/filmmaker. (contest closed)

June 2016

Letters: Robert Frank

Four short letters from the famed photographer/filmmaker, compiled by Laura Israel, written in 1969 New York City, read (potentially) by Christopher Walken.

10/10: Robert Greene

The director of Kate Plays Christine and Actress lists his ten favorite documentaries from the last ten years.

10/10: José Luis Guerín

The director of In the City of Silvia and the upcoming Academy of Muses lists his ten favorite films from the last ten years.