Celluloid Now, More Than Ever

by Olivia Hunter Willke On my way home from the first program of the all-analog avant-garde film festival organized by the Chicago Film Society, Celluloid Now, I received the call that my grandmother was dying. The next evening, as I sat watching the beautiful 35mm program unfold, my grandmother was read her last rights and I was confronted by the film III. (2022) by Alexandre … Continue reading Celluloid Now, More Than Ever

Looking for Clues: Mary Helena Clark’s First Films

by Sam Warren Miell At a certain point in the career of an artist, early work will begin to be regarded as a repository of clues to understanding what follows—rough drafts of what will be fully integrated in a ‘mature’ period, that is in turn cast as the fruition of a promise latent or only intermittently present in that early work. If this tendency risks … Continue reading Looking for Clues: Mary Helena Clark’s First Films

Dancing Towards Oblivion – The Cinema of Teo Hernández

“I was thinking about the movement of my films that seem to shake in a dream linked to the movements of oblivion: it is an agitated, hallucinated movement, a relentless swing… The shaken film emerges from these bruises: from a confrontation between the filmmaker and oblivion. The theme of my films is oblivion, which is why it is inexpressible.” – Teo Hernández Continue reading Dancing Towards Oblivion – The Cinema of Teo Hernández

“Joy in the Small”—An Interview with Blanca García

by Maximilien Luc Proctorwith editorial assistance from phili c. For the occasion of Revista Lumière’s upcoming NYC program (May 13 & 14th)—Colección Privada: The Super 8 and 16mm Scene in Spain—Ultra Dogme presents an interivew with featured filmmaker Blanca García, preceded by an introduction borrowed from our recent Movie Club streaming program, ‘Three Films by Blanca García’. The films of Blanca García are deeply invested … Continue reading “Joy in the Small”—An Interview with Blanca García

Movie Club #3: ‘Darkness, Darkness, Burning Bright’ (2022) by Gaëlle Rouard

Starting today, April 14th, Darkness, Darkness, Burning Bright is available to stream for Ultra Dogme’s Movie Club subscribers for two weeks, through April 28th. 50% of the income from new sign-ups will go directly to the filmmaker. Recommended reading: MLP’s interview with Rouard following the film’s 2022 IFFR premiere, which can be found here. “Still images of Darkness offer no hint of the film’s peculiar … Continue reading Movie Club #3: ‘Darkness, Darkness, Burning Bright’ (2022) by Gaëlle Rouard