Hard as it may be to believe, the majority of new directors in the Blueprint Series have little in common with their host, Richard Foreman. Of course, these featured budding auteurs tend to work in an experimental fashion, but this is nearly as manifold a description as "conventional." This year's event, curated by Owen Hughes and Judson Kniffen, adds another layer of diversity, presenting two groups of neophytes alongside a more seasoned collaboration. Never in the Blueprint Series has the gulf between innocence and experience seemed this wide. While invidious comparison seems pointless, the lineup raises questions about the festival's... More >>>