Tuesday, April 17th, 2012
Short films sometimes get a bad rap — they’re considered a “learning exercise” for film school students, or worse, they’re made synonymous with boring, pretentious art house… stuff. This year’s matinee trio at NYAFF had some fun with these stereotypes. Osvalde Lewat’s ‘Sderot, Last Exit’ is an experimental documentary that follows student filmmakers as they
Friday, March 11th, 2011
Update: I’m eating crow on this. Earlier today I posted an excerpt from an interview with the Chicago rapper, Lupe Fiasco, who gained some midlevel fame with his “Kick Push” song. Setting up the post, I noted that...
Monday, May 10th, 2010
An Israeli newspaper last week revealed (more celebrated) that Judge Richard Goldstone, the Jewish South African judge–who was the primary author of a UN report in September last year that charged Israel and Hamas with war crimes...
Thursday, November 19th, 2009
No need to explain. Then I’ll give the plot away. Reminds me of the films of Harun Farocki.