A Statement on the 74th Berlinale

We, the editors of Ultra Dogme, would like to reiterate our support for the Strike Germany campaign, and the boycott of Berlinale and its associated events in protest against Germany’s political and financial support of Israel’s genocide in Gaza and ongoing criminalisation of Palestinian culture, identity and solidarity. We encourage all filmmakers, critics, editors, programmers and artworkers to join us in this boycott and in … Continue reading A Statement on the 74th Berlinale

Berlinale 2018: ‘Season of the Devil’ by Lav Diaz

At last month’s Berlinale I managed to sit down with a pair of compelling filmmakers for a bit of conersation: Lav Diaz and James Benning. Though the Benning piece still needs some time, my thoughts on Diaz’s newest film, Season of the Devil, are now online over at Photogenie. “Lav Diaz’s latest opens on a paramilitary site, freshly bunkered down and established as local headquarters in … Continue reading Berlinale 2018: ‘Season of the Devil’ by Lav Diaz