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Explore The Rise Of The Non-Traditional Aspect Ratio [VIDEO ESSAY]

Explore The Rise Of The Non-Traditional Aspect Ratio [VIDEO ESSAY]

Over the past handful of years a number of films have turned to unconventional framing techniques to change the way we ingest cinema. Using examples ranging from Sam Raimi to Xavier Dolan to Wes Anderson and more, Dutch film magazine De Filmkrant has put together the following video essay with the intention of explaining the


“Bikes vs Cars”, Inspiring a New Approach to Urban Planning

BIKES vs CARS, a new documentary film by Fredrik Gertten (BANANAS, Big Boys Gone Bananas) that advocates for bike-friendly cities in the 21st century, will be released in theaters starting Friday, December 4. The film, and a related app, has been inspiring a new approach to urban planning that could lead to better designs, smarter


10 Films To Watch At The 53rd New York Film Festival

The 53rd edition of the New York Film Festival starts on September 25th and we are definitely thrilled as always. Not only does it take place in our own base, but this year’s lineup is also a rather political one (as NYC festivals tend to be). Creators continue to realize there is something going on


The Interecept & First Look Media Launch ‘Field Of Vision’ Documentary Series

Field of Vision is a new, filmmaker-driven documentary unit that will commission and create forty to fifty original episodic and individual short-form nonfiction films each year, pairing filmmakers with developing and ongoing stories around the globe. Field of Vision is co-created by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Laura Poitras, filmmaker AJ Schnack, and curator and producer Charlotte


Sight & Sound Continues To Champion Women In Film With October Issue

With contributions from Jane Campion, Greta Gerwig, Claire Denis, Isabelle Huppert, Agnès Varda, Tilda Swinton and more, Sight & Sound continues to highlight the rich history of women filmmakers, now and in the past. The magazines “Female Gaze“ series looks to “write female directors” back into film history while maintaining focus on existing works female led


Climate Change Doc ‘This Changes Everything’ On Tap For Global, Multi-Platform Release

This Changes Everything, Abramorama and FilmBuff announced the global release campaign for Avi Lewis’ game-changing documentary film, THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING, based on the critically acclaimed non-fiction best-seller by award-winning journalist and author, Naomi Klein. THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING presents seven powerful portraits of communities on the front lines of both fossil fuel extraction and the climate