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Beatrice Loayza

Beatrice Loayza is a film and culture writer based in Washington, D.C. Her work has appeared in Film Comment, The Guardian, The A.V. Club, and other outlets.

Rhymes with Bitches: Resurrecting Nelly Kaplan

Comedy tempers Kaplan’s otherwise sober (if not bleak) subject matter...

Singing the Blues: Roberto Minervini's What You Gonna Do When the World's on Fire?

America’s historical amnesia, moral pretension, and giddy culture of violence have long fascinated artists hailing from abroad.

Solitary Travels: International Film Festival Rotterdam 2020

IFFR isn’t anti-parties, naturally—in fact, the festival boasts a communal atmosphere that is much less hierarchical and exclusive than other festivals of comparable size.


The Brooklyn Rail

JUNE 2020

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