When Manohla Dargis, writing in the New York Times, disparaged Miguel Gomes’s Arabian Nights as “a six-hour-plus, three-part indulgence,” it was hard not to perceive a little irony.
More successfully than the now countless others that have tried, Jacques Rivette’s Out 1 is a film that eludes succinct description. Every level of the film’s text, and every moment in the history of the film, has been animated by an adamant preference for circulation over transmission, flow over fixity.
While now known as one of the most diverse neighborhoods in the nation, Jackson Heights in Queens was once a Hamptons-like escape for the upper middle class in New York City.
- MIGUEL GOMES with Leo Goldsmith
- History of the Thirteen Plus One by Colin Beckett
- GARDEN CITY REVISITED Frederick Wisemans In Jackson Heights by Zach Lewis