Preview: “Revolutions Per Minute Festival 2020”
Jan 31–Feb 2, 2020, University Hall 2300 and 4400 at UMass Boston.
Full schedule at revolutionsperminutefest.org. Free admission (donations suggested).
Despite this next iteration being only the second hosted in the Boston area, the Revolutions Per Minute Festival already represents the single most expansive public offering of noncommercial cinema happening in the city on a yearly basis. And while it’s true that ...
Review: The Task
Directed by Leigh Ledare. US, 2017, 118 min.
Available on Vimeo. Link to view at the artist’s website.
Leigh Ledare’s nonfiction feature is set entirely in one room playing host to a “group relations conference,” which places a number of unrelated people in a multilayered circle as seen above. “During a sequence of small and large group meetings, the group ...
Kids are sweet, and I liked being a kid, but I wanted to avoid any rose-colored looks at childhood. I actually thought it was going to be too dark when I handed the manuscript in.