Annie Berke on Marvel’s attitude towards its actors, who are “versatile as a void.”
Monique Wittig’s 1966 essay on Jean-Luc Godard, her first piece of criticism.
Interviews: Grace Lee and Jon-Sesrie Goff
Dossier: The New Disability Media
Festival Reports: Il Cinema Ritrovato, Telluride
Columns: Yellowstone, Latin American Feminist Horror, and the New Real World
Page Views: Jean Ma’s Sleepy Cinema
Page Views editor Bruno Guaraná interviews Jean Ma about her new book At the Edges of Sleep: Moving Images and Somnolent Spectators.
Leshu Torchin on the emerging measures for care in the media industry–and how they fall short.
Nolan Kelly on the renewed urgency of Loznitsa’s documentaries at this historical moment.
In 1962, a middle-aged cookbook author named Julia Child made an impromptu omelet on educational television. On the program “I’ve Been Reading” to discuss her new book, Mastering the Art of French Cooking, she commanded a hot plate and whisked up lunch for the tweed-clad academic host.
In 2002, Karim Aïnouz’s first feature film, Madame Satã, premiered in the Un Certain Regard section of Cannes with a trigger warning attached. One of the first queer feature films to come out of Brazil, it presented an unvarnished representation of a real-life character—João Francisco dos Santos, a street-smart drag queen—which evidently caused concern for the festival organizers. In the event, half of the audience walked out, incensed by a tensely homoerotic sex scene.
Page Views editor Bruno Guaraná discusses TV Snapshots: An Archive of Everyday Life with author Lynn Spigel.
Join Film Quarterly on July 6th for a conversation between Page Views Live editor Bruno Guaraná (Boston University) and Lindsey B. Green-Simms (American University) about her new book, Queer African Cinemas (Duke University Press, 2022). Moderated by B. Ruby Rich.
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