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The Macaluso Sisters follows five orphaned sisters who rent doves as they deal with the grief and ramifications of the youngest sisters death during a childhood adventure at the beach. The film follows the sisterssome of whom are played by multiple actressesover the course of their lives. The Macaluso Sisters was a 2020 Venice International Film Festival Official Selection, and was released in American theaters this August.
While The Tragedy of Macbeth and Parallel Mothers focus on legacy and inheritance, an interesting trend of the other films is the emphasis on children's perspectives as they learn about the corruption of our world.
The Baseball Film is as much about the history of film as it is about the history of Major League Baseball. Baker weaves together conversations in sports and film to create a critical guidebook that surveys the work done on baseball in both film studies and historical studies of the sport.
This film is a nightmarish tripthough ultimately empoweringtouring the myriad ways in which women keep each other down. Medusa (which opened in New York and LA on July 29th) is the next feminist cult classic following the legacy of films like Promising Young Woman (2020) and The Witch (2015).
Our goal is to raise awareness of movies on film in need of preservation, of indie or experimental films that don't get the attention they deserve, and even of bigger productions that were cast aside for unjust political reasons. With advice from our contributors, the film editors present you with our winter 2022 list of the greatest films youll never see.
In Shirin Neshats 2021 satirical film Land of Dreams, Simins job as a dreamcatcher for the US Census Bureau is to go door-to-door asking that unusual final question: What was your last dream? And thus begins this satirical tale twisting the concept of the American Dream every which way possible until it has been wrung dry.
No Indiana Jones franchise, the film's serious tone is a refreshing shift away from the tomb-raiding action adventure genre. The film follows Arthur, who returns home after serving a stint in prison for robbing Etruscan tombs.
An indie art film, a historical biopic, and an adventurous satire from this falls festival. Oh my!
Husband-and-wife duo Brian Vincent and Heather Spore capture the gritty life of 1980s East Village neo-Expressionist artist Edward Brezinski (19542007) and his circle in this indie doc, still seeking the distribution it is worthy of.