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 […]
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 […]
March 19, 2013

Godless, Lawless, Nomadic: Scott Treleaven’s The Salivation Army

By Diarmuid Hester Scott Treleaven has just uploaded his 2002 documentary THE SALiVATION ARMY, onto the web (see below). Now a cult classic, in this short film […]
March 11, 2013

Spotlight on Antonello Branca

By Diarmuid Hester Despite the American setting for many of his films and documentaries, Antonello Branca is little known outside of his native Italy. Born in Rome […]