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Fox Maxy with Matt Turner

The San Diego-based filmmaker, having just won the Tiger Short Award at this year’s International Film Festival Rotterdam, sits down with Matt Turner to discuss process, motivation and the place of individual expression within collectivity.

Unsentimental Education: Maria Speth’s Mr. Bachmann and His Class

Maria Speth’s epic vérité portrait of pedagogy in action was among the standouts in this year’s Berlinale competition, a work that respects its viewer in much the same way that its subject respects his pupils.

“It Seems Like a Waste … Of the Dramatic Situation”: Ryūsuke Hamaguchi’s Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy

With his audacious latest, Ryūsuke Hamaguchi tells three varied tales of desire and identity that cohere to forward an absorbing image of a world shot through with love and hate, destiny and chance, the real and the imagined.


The Brooklyn Rail

APRIL 2021

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