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Bertille Bak and the Almost Comic Futility of Most Labor

In the artificial gloaming of the galleries of the Jeu de Paume, Paris dedicated to artist Bertille Bak’s exhibition, “Abus de souffle” (“Out of Breath”), visitors wander into viewing areas, mid-video, with the awkwardness of late arrivals to the cinema. Screens go blank, speakers go silent, interludes allow for turnover or for settling in.read more.

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Julie Delpy Takes Charge of Her Own Feminist Narrative

Happy Birthday, Julie Delpy! Today is the perfect day to celebrate this iconic French-American actor and director. 

Julie began her career as an actor when – at only fourteen – acclaimed French director Jean-Luc Godard cast her in his film Détective (1985). She was then cast as Béatrice in Bertrand Tavernier’s La Passion Béatrice (1987), a role which earned her a nomination for a César award for Most Promising Actress.read more.

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Quarantales: How I Masked-Up & Frenchified Harlem!

I didn’t set out to make an independent feature film during a global pandemic. I didn’t wake up one morning during Quarantimes and say: “Hey kids, let’s make an Indie!” Yet, intentionally or not, that is exactly what I did.

Guest Post by Nicola Rose

Newly displaced from COVID-riddled NYC, I made a call to Tierney Boorboor, a film producer I had recently met.… read more.

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