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2016 IFFR Interview: Ross Lipman (NOTFILM)

2016 IFFR Interview: Ross Lipman (NOTFILM)

In 1964 author Samuel Beckett set out on one of the strangest ventures in cinematic history:  his embattled collaboration with silent era genius Buster Keaton on the production of a short, titleless avant-garde film.   Beckett was nearing the peak of his fame, which would culminate in his receiving a Nobel Prize five years later.  Keaton, in his


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