A brief moment of clarity for Jennifer Lawrence’s Katniss Everdeen (and the movie theatre audience): midway through The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, the new rebellion leader comes to a disturbing realization after teasing her sister’s cat.
Simmering with sensuality, the second feature from NYC filmmaker Josephine Decker enraptures with vivid imagery while establishing a burning fire of abstract connotations.
The opening minutes of Celia Rico Clavellino’s Luisa Is Not Home, winner of MUBI’s Cannes Short Film Competition, reveal a couple living within the walls of routine.
The 11 enchanting minutes of Marina Shron’s Sea Child offer a glimpse into Colombia’s Laguna de Tota and the visceral impact it has upon a grieving adolescent. Narrated by Federica Cafferata’s Lila, she recounts the sentiments of her disenchanted father before “the lake took him back.” While Lila roams around the mountain […]
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