For this program, I wanted to consider the medium of transmission. For quite some time, many of us have been experiencing 16mm and 35mm films (as well as digital videos) as digital files, DVDs, or as bits of streaming information… Continue reading UDVFF: Program 3 – ‘The Death Channel’
by MLP As the festival came to a close, and my viewing-energy dwindled, my dear friend Anuj wrote me one evening to ask if I would be interested in watching an Indian film in the morning, and to interview the director afterwards. One month earlier, I had felt a similar call from the ether; after meeting a couple of guys from India in the lobby … Continue reading Berlinale 2020: “Maybe a singular mountain is a feeling,” an interview with Pushpendra Singh
In these strange, scary and all around unprecedented times, there’s a considerable fret to find the most “relevant” film to best encapsulate what feels like a consistently devolving, worldwide health crisis. Continue reading UDVFF: Program 2 – ‘Comparmentalized Collapse’
Welcome to the first Ultra Dogme Virtual Film Festival. We are excited to be trying something new. Continue reading The Ultra Dogme Virtual Film Festival: Program 1 – 'From a Distance'
We’re starting a virtual film festival this Saturday, March 21st. Continue reading Announcement: Ultra Dogme’s First Virtual Film Festival
Dan Deacon – in his lyrics, interviews and in the goofball soapbox aspect of his live performances – is loose-tongued and lucid about the headspace which produced his fifth and newest album, Mystic Familiar (2020) Continue reading Album Review: ‘Mystic Familiar’ by Dan Deacon
by Kaylee Lockett This the Dream In this poem,everything is a woman.And by that I meaneverything is water.Hard, clean, rushing. Everything is eatingflowers. Nasturtiums.Shawarma. We all havebellies, here, in this poem.In this poem we are all fed.Every other poem touchesthis one, which changes them.It has always been here, rightin front of your ears.When the knife is inside youthis poem. Whenyour child this poembreaks and melts andcleanses, … Continue reading Women’s Day: Two Poems ‘after Adrienne Rich’