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Outside the Lines - The Top 20 International/Indie Films of 2008
14 Jan 2009 // 2:00 PM
With many indie/international films receiving more and more mainstream approval from unfamiliar audiences, many of the titles here could be considered part of the overall 2008 Best Of. But their individuality and multicultural appeal keep them a quality concept apart.
All Around the World: The Best International/Indie Films of 2007
9 Jan 2008 // 3:00 PM
Beginning and ending with the superlative filmmaking of Jia Zhang-ke, traversing the nooks and crannies of the globe, PopMatters presents the 20 best international and indie films of 2007.
The Strange 'Post Tenebras Lux' Will Get Under Your Skin
21 Jan 2014 // 1:00 AM
Rare is the film that strives for rhapsodic innovation and achieves it without fail, but Mexican auteur Reygadas strives for such distinction, and mostly achieves it.
Cannes 2012: 'Post Tenebras Lux' and 'Beyond the Hills'
25 May 2012 // 7:00 AM
Both Carlos Reygadas' Post Tenebras Lux and Cristian Mungiu's Beyond the Hills examine the constraints imposed by social custom, as well as its seductions.
Cannes 2012: Day 8 - 'On the Road' + 'Post Tenebras Lux'
24 May 2012 // 11:00 PM
Mexican filmmaker Carlos Reygadas' Post Tenebras Lux is the most visionary film of this year's Cannes festival. Meanwhile Walter Salles takes on Jack Kerouac’s cult coming-of-age novel, On the Road.