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June 29, 2013

Zero Dark Thirty

By Paul Frankl The relationship between race and Hollywood has often been one fraught with contention. Kathryn Bigelow’s first foray into feature film directing, The Hurt […]
April 11, 2013

Spotlight on Shirley Clarke’s Short Films

By Diarmuid Hester “A nervous breakdown can be a pleasure” – Shirley Clarke in Rome is Burning (Portrait of Shirley Clarke) (1970) Shirley Clarke, the quintessential independent […]
April 7, 2013

Discussions with Juliet Jacques: Queer Cinema, Trans Politics and the Films of Jack Smith and Rosa Von Praunheim

By Bradley Tuck On the 14th April, as part of Eyes Wide Open, Juliet Jacques will be presenting a double bill of Jack Smith’s Flaming Creatures […]
March 27, 2013

Spotlight on Hilary Harris

By Diarmuid Hester Hilary Harris’ films got plenty of attention when they were released in the 50s, 60s and 70s – his use of technological innovations like […]