CULLEN GALLAGHER is a freelance critic and curator who lives in Brooklyn.
Well-versed in the heritage of all things hardboiled and noir, Megan Abbott repositions the archetypical gender roles in a decidedly postmodern way.
The Americans also make film noirs.
For the last decade, the Museum of Modern Art has presented an annual sampling of international non-fiction films and media works that probe the interstices of cinema and contemporary art. Continuing in this mode, this years Documentary Fortnight presents a selection of entries from 14 different countries, with an emphasis on Latin America and China.