AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

Chris Marker

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Monday, March 3rd, 2014

From the Archives: Alain Resnais’s Film on “African Art” (Statues Also Die, 1953)

French film director Alain Resnais est mort. His career spanned six decades (born in 1922, his last film was premiered in Berlin earlier this year), and has been well documented. His body of work is enormous, but there’s one of his films that I want to highlight here–embedding it below. At a young age, in

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

A Conversation with Photographer Juan Orrantia about Guinea-Bissau and his Search for Amilcar Cabral

Technically speaking, photography is the process of capturing light. Compose the frame. Release the shutter. And let the light pour into the camera’s memory, whether a roll of film or a digital sensor. When the captured light...