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YVONNE RAINER AND LYNNE TILLMAN IN CONVERSATION

In conjunction with the Film Society of Lincoln Center program TALKING PICTURES: THE CINEMA OF YVONNE RAINER, the dancer–choreographer will join novelist and critic Lynne Tillman for a wide-ranging discussion of Rainer’s work as a filmmaker. A CONVERSATION WITH YVONNE RAINER AND LYNNE TILLMAN, Monday, July 24, at 7 pm. AMPHITHEATER, ELINOR BUNIN MUNROE FILM CENTER, 144 […]

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CHRONICLE OF A DEATH FORETOLD

In November 1995, Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin was murdered in Tel Aviv in by an Israeli ultranationalist at the end of a rally supporting a peace agreement with the Palestinians. The events and mood of the country leading up to Rabin’s death as recollected by his widow Leah constitute Amos Gitai’s theater piece YITZHAK RABIN: […]

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CRITICAL METHOD

Chris Kraus, interview, Sleek 53 (Spring 2017): 57. “I was writing a column for an art magazine, Artfest, in the late ’90s and early 2000s. I had just moved to L.A. and I really didn’t know that much about art. I still don’t—actually I have a very limited knowledge of great art—but I had to come […]

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ALMENDROS AND ROHMER

Cinematographer Nestor Almendros made his feature debut in 1966 when he photographed Éric Rohmer’s La Collectionneuse, and he worked with Rohmer on the three subsequent Moral Tales. “The landscape and the setting can impose a certain style on a film. When Rohmer and I went to the Annecy region scouting location’s for CLAIRE’S KNEE (1970), he told me […]

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CAMMELL AND ROEG’S PERFORMANCE

“PERFORMANCE is a mirror: You look in it, and it shows you a kind of self you fear or dream of….It’s part of the chronic English addiction to noir. It’s a fairy story, poised between the godheads of Aleister Crowley and Jorge Luis Borges. It has moments that belong to the history of the musical. […]