A Posthumous Palindrome: Raúl Ruiz & Valeria Sarmiento’s The Tango of the Widower and Its Distorting MirrorBy Ethan Spigland
Ruizs unfinished first feature becomes his second posthumously completed one through a spectral collaboration with his wife and chief editor Valeria Sarmiento, whose conceptual coup realizes his long-held desire to make a palindrome film.
Joy in Spite of Everything: Steve McQueen’s Small AxeBy Madeleine Seidel
McQueens heartfelt and righteous Small Axe anthology explores the vitality of the UKs Windrush generation of immigrants from Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, and other Carribean nations against the backdrop of a changing Britain from the 1960s to the 80s.
Self-Making and the Travelogue: Courtney Stephens's Terra FemmeBy Caitlin Quinlan
Courtney Stephenss video essay/lecture hybrid meditates on a selection of amateur travelogues shot by women between the 1920s and 1940s, that depict a vast range of landscape, travels, and experiences.