Transmissions

June 2016

Letters: Robert Frank
06/30

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
06/24

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

10/10: José Luis Guerin
06/17

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

SINGLE TAKE: Dan Sallitt on “The Girl in the Rumor”
06/12

The director of The Unspeakable Act considers, perhaps, Mikio Naruse's darkest film, the 1935 masterwork The Girl in the Rumor.

May 2016

10/10: Thom Andersen
05/29

The director of Los Angeles Plays Itself and The Thoughts That Once We Had lists his ten favorite films from the last ten years.

SHORT FILM: “The Day Before the End” by Lav Diaz
05/16

A new short film from the director of Norte, The End of History and From What Is Before.

10/10: Bi Gan
05/16

The director of Kaili Blues lists his ten favorite films from the last ten years.

10/10: Apichatpong Weerasethakul
05/16

The director of Cemetery of Splendor and Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives lists ten favorite films from the last ten years.

April 2016

10/10: Pedro Costa
04/30

The director of Horse Money and Colossal Youth lists his ten favorite films from the last ten years.

10/10: Corneliu Porumboiu
04/25

The director of Police, Adjective and The Treasure lists his ten favorite films from the last ten years.

SINGLE TAKE: Jonathan Demme on “Kaili Blues”
04/20

The Academy Award winning director of Silence of the Lambs considers Kaili Blues, the acclaimed debut from Chinese filmmaker Bi Gan.

10/10: Matías Piñeiro
04/15

The director of The Princess of France and Viola lists his ten favorite films from the last ten years.

March 2016

Grasshopper launches Transmissions
03/31

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