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Daily | Linklater, Mack, Laughton

Richard Linklater introduces a screening in Austin The Austin Film Society’s just completed the second part of its run of the series Jewels in the …

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Daily | In the Works | Hou, Linklater, Fincher

Hou Hsiao Hsien by Frédéric Stucin In the entry on The Assassin that went up during Cannes, I noted that Hou Hsiao-hsien had told Amy …

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Daily | In the Works | Martel, Ferrara, Assayas

First edition copies are going for around $600 On May 13, the day this year’s Cannes Film Festival opened, I posted one of these “In …

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Daily | Knausgaard, Bellow, Lynch

A shot from Andrei Tarkovsky’s ‘Solaris’ (1972) that’s had an impact on Karl Ove Knausgaard First up today, the National Film Preservation Foundation has launched …

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Aftereffects: Joshua Oppenheimer’s Shorts

‘The Globalisation Tapes’ “I’ve never thought of myself as an activist. I do think, though, that the purpose of art is to force us to …

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The Art of Filmmaking Revisited: Joshua Oppenheimer and THE LOOK OF SILENCE

‘The Look of Silence’ The following is a continuation of an ongoing conversation that began in Telluride and Austin regarding The Act of Killing and then …

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Breaking through Movies: Mark Rappaport

‘From the Journals of Jean Seberg’ These days video essays are booming, being produced at an exponential rate as more people are learning how to …

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Image and Voice: the Audiovisual Essays of Mark Rappaport

‘The Vanity Tables of Douglas Sirk’ When people refer to a filmmaker’s “voice,” they can mean two separate things. There is a director’s voice in …

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David Schendel, ‘Going for It’

From David Schendel’s ‘Dead Ink Archive’ Kickstarter page Editor’s note: Fandor has initiated an innovative collaborative project with a group of five FIX filmmakers to …

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Daily | [in]Transition, Oppenheimer, Lang

Chaplin in ‘Modern Times’ (1936) from Steve Anderson’s ‘Screening Surveillance’ First up today, [in]Transition has just published its first issue “devoted exclusively to peer-reviewed videographic …

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