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New-to-me Favourites: June 2020

Hyenas (Djibril Diop Mambéty, 1992) The Long Farewell (Kira Muratova, 1971) I Don’t Want to Sleep Alone / Stray Dogs / Journey to the West (Tsai Ming-liang, 2007/2013/2014) The Love Eterne (Li Han-hsiang, 1963) Places in Cities (Angela Schanelec, 1998) Café Lumière / Flight of the Red Balloon (Hou Hsiao-hsien, 2003/2007) Let the Fire Burn (Jason Osder, 2013) Losing Ground (Kathleen Collins, […]

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Streaming Recommendations: June 2020

MUBI: —Marseille: A confession: I don’t find the films of Angela Schanelec cold. On occasion I find them alienating, or primarily works to comprehend rather than feel, because they attain near-Straub/Huillet levels of rigour and precision in matters profilmic and narrative, actorly and sonic. But why then did I cry so persistently during the Joni […]