Tag Archives: Jean Luc Godard

Remix Godard’s ‘ALPHAVILLE’ with BRIGHT IDEAS Magazine

Remix Godard’s ‘ALPHAVILLE’ with BRIGHT IDEAS Magazine

Seed&Spark’s BRIGHT IDEAS Magazine is premiering a 50th anniversary remix of Godard’s ‘ALPHAVILLE‘ at the Slamdance Film Festival on January 26—and you get to write the dialogue! In collaboration with Digital Bolex and Syrp, to celebrate the semicentennial of Jean-Luc Godard‘s lo-fi science fiction masterpiece, Alphaville, BRIGHT IDEAS set out to recreate—and reinterpret—one of the film’s iconic

52nd New York Film Festival Announces Main Slate

The Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced the 30 films that will comprise the Main Slate official selection of the 52nd New York Film Festival (September 26 – October 12), including such notable directors as Lisandro Alonso, Asia Argento, Olivier Assayas, Nick Broomfield, Pedro Costa, David Cronenberg, Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne, Abel Ferrara, Jean-Luc Godard,

Turkish Drama ‘Winter Sleep’ Wins Palme D’or at Cannes 2014

‘Winter Sleep‘ by Turkish director Nuri Bilge Ceylan, took the Palme d’Or in the Cannes Film festival closing ceremony this past Saturday night. The film is a Chekhovian drama about an isolated actor dealing with marital breakdown in the mountains. Turkish director receives the award, handed out by director Quentin Tarantino and actress Uma Thurman. Proper choice

THE FILM SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER announces CINEMA OF RESISTANCE, a Weeklong Survey of Politically Charged Films from Around the World

The Film Society of Lincoln Center‘s CINEMA OF RESISTANCE,  a weeklong survey of politically charged films from around the world will screen at The Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center. Jean-Luc Godard once declared it was no longer enough to make political films. “One must make films politically,” he said. The 16-film presentation includes fiction and documentary films

The Museum of Modern Art Presents Santiago Mitre ‘El Estudiante’ for Weeklong Engagement

Winner of Special Jury Prizes at BAFICI (Buenos Aires) and Locarno, and a highlight of the New York Film Festival, ‘The Student‘ charts the political awakening of a student at the University of Buenos Aires. In this tense and shrewdly observed bildungsroman, a brilliant successor to films like Jean-Luc Godard’s ‘Tout va bien‘ (1972) and

Review: Holy Motors

HOLY MOTORS Written & Directed by Leos Carax Starring Denis Lavant, Edith Scob, Eva Mendes & Kylie Minogue Opening in NYC @ Film Forum on Wednesday, October 17 All the world is a stage, and in French new, New Wave Auteur Leos Carax ‘Holy Motors’ that stage spans the scope of all humanist livelihood; from