The artists are not present at the Whitney
An interesting story out of the East Village tonight: Millenium Film Workshop, the legendary film collective founded by director Ken Jacobs in 1966 (whose Seeking the Monkey King was just screened at Sundance and won an award from the National Society of Film Critics) is being evicted from the build ... More >>
For a month at MOMA, digital is not the savior of cinema
On this latest wave of mediocre movies (and the classics that put them to shame)
A lot can happen in 10 years. Here, the highlights.
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. January 13, 1966, Vol. XI, No. 13 Film Critics Choose Their Favorites for 1965 By Jonas Mekas Once more we are playing the Best Movies of the Year game. The usual answer this year is that even the best ones are hardly worth listing a ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesFebruary 11, 1965, Vol. X, No. 17Movie JournalBy Jonas MekasSome people tell us: stay away from the Establishment; the Establishment will swallow you; you'll become the new Establishment.But I reason this way: There is a great beauty in Brakha ... More >>
The National Society of Film Critics named Waltz With Bashir, an animated fable of the 1982 Lenanon war, its Best Film of 2008. Critics including our own J. Hoberman ("a documentary that seems only possible, not to mention bearable, as an animated feature") praised the film highly, though its chance ... More >>
Azazel Jacobs and Andrew Fleming set parent traps
The movie the Clash dont want you to see
The films of Azazel Jacobs are on the offbeat end of the cinema spectrum.
Ken Jacobs's Amusement Park
Old New York, the ghosts of Raleigh, and queer debuts mark an exceptional ND/NF
Morgan Spurlock makes us look bad, plus (separate!) films on baseball and steroids shine.
The NYFF walks its avant-garde picture palace to Anthology Film Archives
Nostalgia fever continues as the experimental-film community looks back at its 'lost generation.' But what's next?
Visionary Hungarian director's masterpiece, 450 minutes short
Dad premieres a new, video version of an old tribute, while son succumbs to the slacker indie
A plea for an art-world star to return to her dirty-secret past
Viewing the Lower East Side through a slow-motion lens
The Top 40 Picks of the Tribeca Film Festival
Storm of a century: Ken Jacobs's outsize anthem of discontent
Rotterdam '04: The planet's best film fest features The Missing both this year and next
The Whitney Stirs a Melting Pot
Tempered Optimism in Berlin
The Influence of Anxiety
Tracking the Resurgence of Experimental Film