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The novelist watches Joanna Hogg’s two recent films and muses on how they convey the lessons learned in creative practices

BY Elif Batuman | 24 JUN 22

The director’s return to the body horror genre exposes crimes of the heart

BY Carlos Valladares | 09 JUN 22

Featuring Emma Stone, Damien Bonnard and a well-trained trip of goats, the Greek director’s silent short frees him from the pressures of the box office

BY Rory O'Connor | 26 MAY 22

Rory O’Connor watches the filmmaker’s distinctive oeuvre which brings low-budget austerity to the film festival circuit

BY Rory O'Connor | 23 MAY 22

Caitlin Quinlan speaks to director Joachim Trier about coming of age and how to capture the spirit of a city

BY Caitlin Quinlan | 24 MAR 22

In Does Your House Have Lions (2021), the filmmaking duo explore the meaning of friendship, community and freedom against a backdrop of inequality and state violence

Artists Matt Peterson and Malek Rasamny on their multimedia project, which investigates the parallels between North American Indigenous reservations and Palestinian refugee camps

In Parallel Mothers (2021), the director delves further into the difficulties of Spain's political past

BY Tommy Greene | 09 MAR 22

25 years after its premiere, Wong’s film about being unable to escape the present strikes a new relevance 

BY Shiv Kotecha | 11 FEB 22

Gessica Généus’s feature film debut tells a touching story about a young woman’s struggle to find hope in a country full of despair and violence

BY Terence Trouillot | 07 FEB 22

Matt Lloyd Turner reviews IFFR’s Tiger Shorts Competition – programming focused on collectivity – to see what changes when viewed on a computer screen

BY Matt Lloyd Turner | 04 FEB 22

As Memoria opens across the UK, the acclaimed Thai director talks to Rory O’Connor about casting Tilda Swinton and the power of the big screen

BY Rory O'Connor | 19 JAN 22

From the red/blue pill symbolism to the trans allegory, McKenzie Wark muses on the real-life narratives surrounding the simulated world of The Matrix

BY McKenzie Wark | 10 JAN 22

In his newest hallucinatory animation, ‘Life After BOB’, the artist questions self-determination in an algorithmic age

BY Travis Diehl | 19 NOV 21

Sasha Frere-Jones pens a letter to Todd Haynes, the director of the new documentary, which charts the band’s illustrious career

BY Sasha Frere-Jones | 18 OCT 21

The activist and videomaker’s adaptation of Nikolai Erdman’s The Suicide (1928) is a production of pure absurdity in the face of mortality

BY Mackenzie Lukenbill | 23 SEP 21

With the UK film release of Jack London’s novel Martin Eden, Caitlin Quinlan speaks to the director about the adaption's themes of class, mobility and hazardous individual success

BY Caitlin Quinlan | 04 AUG 21

The surreal rock opera, which opened this year’s Cannes Film Festival, is a gritty musical examining sex, power and family relations under intense glare of fame

BY Carlos Valladares | 02 AUG 21

In the group show ‘More Life’ at David Zwirner, the late filmmaker is celebrated for his contributions as a Black gay artist at the height of the AIDS pandemic  

BY Logan Lockner | 30 JUL 21

In Awoye Timpo’s reimagining of Gunn’s play, a father and son grapple with visions of accomplishment that deny autonomy and identity

BY Beatrice Loayza | 29 JUL 21