Film

In Conversation

Structures of Feeling
STEPHANIE SPRAY and PACHO VELEZ with Leo Goldsmith

Produced under the auspices of Harvard University’s Sensory Ethnography Lab, Manakamana follows a set of assorted Nepalese pilgrims and sightseers—couples, kids, a metal band, a tribe of goats—on their journeys via cable car to and from the titular mountaintop temple.

In Conversation

ROBERT GREENE with Valentina Canavesio

In his captivating new documentary Actress, Robert Greene offers her a chance to perform as herself in all her roles—partner, lover, mom, thespian—at a time when she is getting back into the world of auditions, and while her relationship with the father of her children is disintegrating.

DOTS & HOOPS
Experimental and Nonfiction Cinema at the 52nd Ann Arbor Film Festival

Experimental film seems to occupy an increasingly marginal place in contemporary cinema. Even as microcinemas and local scenes and collaboratives continue to proliferate, what should be cinema’s most vital form remains, for most, the sideshow attraction to commercial cinema’s decaying mainstage.

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MAY 2014

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