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Monthly Archives: May 2010
Cannes film festival live: Apichatpong Weerasethakul wins the Palme d’Or • Thai director Apichatpong Weerasethakul wins top prize at Cannes with Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives • Grand Prix goes to Des Hommes et des Deux • Mathieu Amalric … Continue reading
Enjoy these great stage shots courtesy of Bob Freeman/Bad Alien Productions. Relive the great performances…or see what you missed:
Let’s not get our hopes up, but it looks like Jafar Panahi, the great Iranian director imprisoned in Tehran on bogus charges since March 1, might be released — on bail, at least. This report in Agence France-Presse says that … Continue reading
In 1968, an excited audience awaited the arrival of Jean-Luc Godard, who had been invited to open a series of John Player Lectures at the National Film Theatre. Instead, they received this telegram. 100 members of the audience accepted the … Continue reading
Over at our Flickr page. Thanks to Jennifer Zwick!
Todd Brown at Twitch informs us “this is really a film about an angry psychic tire. And, yes, it is every bit as absurd as it sounds.” I think we’ll have to see this to believe it.
From the Telegraph (Jafar) Panahi was due to take his place on the Cannes jury this year. Instead, he is incarcerated in Tehran’s notorious Evin prison, after he was arrested for unspecified crimes. The festival has left an empty chair … Continue reading
While filmmakers in the US were making such pictures as Woodstock and Gimme Shelter, Academy Award winning filmmaker Murray Lerner was in England trying to capitalize on the marriage of movies and music by filming what would ostensibly be the … Continue reading
Northwest Film Forum is hiring for two positions, one paid, and one volunteer: House Manager Northwest Film Forum is seeking a House Manager to start early June 2010. This position is an important one for the organization as this person … Continue reading
… can be found here. A conversation between Jean-Luc Godard (cinema) and Daniel Cohn-Bendit (politics). GODARD: The film might provide some ideas. Take Greece — it’s what used to be called one of our humanities. And now one can only … Continue reading