Back in Black: Agnes Varda’s Panthers

The French filmmaker Agnes Varda’s candid camera work, and the natural performances and settings in her narrative films and documentaries influenced no less than Jean-Luc Godard. As a result, Varda is considered to be one of the key influences in the development of the French New Wave. In 1968, Varda traveled to America to shoot [...]

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Who's Lying About Iran and the Bomb?

Hello friends and lovers, Clearly, I’m not someone to pay a lot of attention to mainstream media. I don’t have television and I obviously spend a lot of time seeking out odd sources of information. That said, I like to listen to radio at night and in the morning and lately all I’m hearing about [...]

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Good day! We’ve been enjoying this endearing flick for some time, but are just now getting around to posting about it. Cyberpunk is a 60 minute documentary from 1990 that serves as a charming bookend to the William Gibson documentary No Maps for These Territories. While Gibson is featured prominently in this doc, it also [...]

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The First to Know

What up? Just a quick word and a promise-keeping on my last post. Here is the brand new short film The First to Know. Directed by Chris Rubin de la Borbolla, this enigmatic video stars Jen Rieger as Anna Karina as the Mystery Girl. Where is she going? What is she saying? Who is the [...]

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