Five major films about children
How much can artists control the world around them?
A mix of the new, the old, and new work by the old
The director has always been fascinated by processes, but this time the people behind them scarcely register.
Digitally altered scenes of animals, weather, and natural landscapes reveal the hidden complexity behind simple images.
The Reader digs through the Chicago International Film Festival’s archives to assemble a time line covering the fest’s 50 years.
A conversation about the French filmmaker’s two films about immigrant communities in France, No Fear, No Die (1990) and 35 Shots of Rum (2008)
Weekly Top Five: Palme d’Or winners
Reflections on trends in contemporary art house movies, as observed in this year’s Chicago International Film Festival and Doc Films’ ongoing Hou Hsiao-Hsien retrospective
. . . but, alas, there are no good sleep-inducing movies playing in town this week.
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue
A Tokyo college student turns tricks for cash in Abbas Kiarostami’s Like Someone in Love.
Considering the relationship between fiction and nonfiction filmmakers
Top 5 CIFF Films
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue.