Women’s Day: Ring Around

by Yoana Pavlova Yoana Pavlova is a Bulgarian writer, researcher, and programmer, currently based in Paris. Founding editor of Festivalists.com, with bylines for various outlets in English and French, as well as with contributions to books on the New East, French cinephilia, cinema 2.0, at this point her field of work also includes immersive media and analogue methods in art/film criticism. Continue reading Women’s Day: Ring Around

Women’s Day: The Limits of Intimacy and Language in the Genealogical Cinema Of Sofia Bohdanowicz

Over the course of three features, several shorts and an amalgamation of fiction and non-fiction, Canadian filmmaker Sofia Bohdanowicz has deepened her expression of how family wields a powerful and complex influence over an individual’s sense of self. Continue reading Women’s Day: The Limits of Intimacy and Language in the Genealogical Cinema Of Sofia Bohdanowicz

Women’s Day: Perfect, Imperfect Endings – On Barbara Loden’s ‘Wanda’ (1970)

by Patrick Preziosi Art can be inherently political, but demanding didactic manifestations of intent and closed-circuit endpoints is anything but–– the most piercingly conscious works eschew such politeness in favor of a palpable atmosphere of unknowing. If things are really so in need of fixing, why lay out a film’s thematic arc so easily? Of course, audiences and critics have demanded otherwise, and still do … Continue reading Women’s Day: Perfect, Imperfect Endings – On Barbara Loden’s ‘Wanda’ (1970)