In this feature piece Jessica McGoff writes on the state of video essay criticism, which often neglects to consider in depth the impact that house rules of platforms and publications have on the work of video essayists.
2016 proved to be a turbulent year for video essayists. In this feature piece Conor Bateman writes about the impact social media has had on the form.
We look back at some of our favourite interviews of 2016.
The Grab Bag is our way of collecting together some of our favourite moments and elements from films this year.
Our contributors select the best films of 2016.
Tony Palmer’s documentary on Leonard Cohen’s near-disastrous 1972 European tour acts, somewhat inadvertently, as a strong testament to the quirky authenticity of Cohen’s artistic persona.
A personal reflection on the work of Chantal Akerman, one year on from her passing.
We wrap up our extensive coverage of the 69th Locarno Film Festival with reflections on our favourites parts of the festival and excerpts from the various interviews we conducted throughout.
In this feature piece we look at some of the films on offer in Toronto International Film Festival’s eclectic Short Cuts programme, including the latest from Jia Zhangke and a strong showing of shorts by Aboriginal filmmakers.
Tara Judah, a Curator for the Cinema Rediscovered festival in Bristol, England, writes on Kathleen Collins’ Losing Ground and Bill Gunn’s Ganja & Hess.