Film Comment’s festival of movies returns in a new extended format in 2020, shining a spotlight on a selection of titles, new and old, curated by the magazine’s editors in special events throughout the year.
We regret to inform the March 18 screenings have been canceled. See more information here.
Two rarely screened films from Robert Kramer, subject of a recent retrospective at the Paris Cinematheque, reveal a filmmaker concerned with the often raw push-and-pull of the political and the personal.
New York Premiere · Q&A with Jeffrey PeixotoJeffrey Peixoto’s mesmerizing, wholly original film enters the mindsets of people who have had experiences with Scientology. But this is no sensational exposé of secrets—instead, Over the Rainbow is a fascinating, universal reflection on what shapes our perceptions of reality.
Q&A with Darren AronofskyStarring Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, and a world of chaos, Darren Aronofsky’s wild first-person vision of domestic and global apocalypse is one of the decade’s outstanding cinematic accomplishments. Its bewildering end-of-days mood feels ever more apt—and only truly comes to life on the big screen.
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