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Architecture of Desire: Joanna Hogg’s Exhibition by Paul Dallas

Time and Space: Moments with Lois Patiño by Aaron Cutler

A Hand in the Eye Reaching Out into Space: Robert Beavers on Listening to the Space in My Room by Aliza Ma



Flicker Flicker Flicker Blam Pow Pow: Five Films by Jodie Mack by Phil Coldiron

An Internal Memo: Gianfranco Rosi’s Sacro GRA by Michael Sicinski

Seeing Through the Past, Again: David Rimmer’s Found-Footage Films by Samuel La France

The Great Depression: Jerry Lewis’ Last Movies by Christoph Huber

The Passage of the Idea: Alain Badiou’s Cinema by Sean Rogers


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Editor’s Note by Mark Peranson

Deaths of Cinema: Stanley Kauffmann by Andrew Tracy

Global Discoveries on DVD by Jonathan Rosenbaum

Film/Art: Mati Diop by Andréa Picard

Exploded View: Curtis Harrington by Chuck Stephens


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Hard to Be a God by Olaf Möller

Ida by Jerry White

La jalousie by Blake Williams

Mouton by Jay Kuehner

Redemption by Max Nelson

Rhymes for Young Ghouls by Adam Cook

We Are the Best! by Jason Anderson

The Wind Rises by Jordan Cronk

Why Don’t You Play in Hell? by Calum Marsh


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Inside Llewyn Davis by Adam Nayman

12 Years a Slave by Julian Carrington

Tom à la ferme by Angelo Muredda

At Berkeley by Max Goldberg


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