INCONVERSATION

TRINH T. MINH-HA with Benjamin Schultz-Figueroa & Patricia Alvarez

Film

Trinh T. Minh-ha has made a career of working between disciplines—troubling the foundational precepts of both anthropology and documentary. Her first film Reassemblage (1982), and her written critical analysis of ethnographic methods, effectively shaped a generation of debate over feminism, racism, empiricism, and colonialism in nonfiction filmmaking.

HERE’S TO THE CRAZY ONES
Bertrand Bonello’s Nocturama

Film

For exactly one afternoon last month, the streets of Toronto were abuzz with a question: Why was Bertrand Bonello’s Nocturama not selected for the New York Film Festival?

DO YOUR OWN STYLE:
On John Wilson

Film

For the better part of the past decade the Ridgewood, New York-based filmmaker John Wilson has been churning out short documentaries that catch reality unawares (usually at its most bizarre and/or embarrassing).

RED AGAIN
On Owen Hatherley’s The Chaplin Machine

Film

As the devastating effects of neoliberalism are painfully incurred even by those (middle) classes once immune to the abuses of capital, the bygone world of applied Marxism is seeing a resurgence; consequently, its nuances have started to slowly emerge.

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