First Tom Schilling Takes Berlin
June 13, 2014
A Coffee in Berlin, Jan Ole Gerster’s feature debut, was a smash hit overseas, sweeping the 2013 German Film Awards, including best picture, director, screenplay, and best actor for its star, Tom Schilling.
Discovery: Adam Bakri
February 24, 2014
In Omar, Adam Bakri’s titular young baker-turned-freedom fighter endures unspeakable brutality; his merciless torture by Israeli intelligence agents underscores the dark reality for Palestinians who attempt resistance in the Occupied Territories.
Toyin Odutola and the Public Struggle
December 3, 2013
Toyin Odutola isn’t afraid to blog about her failures, successes, and everything in between; indeed, she says that her work is all about process.
Matthew Brandt and A Handful of Dust
November 15, 2013
Discovering hundreds of dead honeybees on a California beach would be an unlucky omen for most, but for Los Angeles photographer Matthew Brandt, it was a sign to return to the studio, honeybees in tow.