On the Harvard Film Archive’s latest program of Hollywood pictures
What it is, is cinema.
Fuller’s movie recognizes (with astutely visualized clarity) the primary contradiction of American life: Racial identity is a false construct, but one that no individual can ever transcend.
Perhaps the premiere American counterculture filmmaker.
There are two championship competitions, but the film—released in 1979—is not another Rocky.
The collection of his works reveals an audacity nearly without peer, and it reveals Has to be among history’s greatest filmmakers.
Now that life has just begun to squeak its way out from the cracks between the ice and snow, bookmark this spread for all you future springtime fun time planning needs.
SEL alum J.P. Sniadecki utilized his time spent absorbing train life in China to create The Iron Ministry, his latest work being shown this weekend at Harvard.
Here are two films to catch on Saturday night, depending on your criteria.
It’s not pacing, tone, or color scheme that truly unites Demy’s work, but rather worldview: That life is full of phantasmagorical pleasures… and that all of them will inevitably be crushed before us, whether in the name of war, work, or anything else.