Blogs // 2 Articles
Shirley Clarke's Films Collected and Restored
12 Dec 2016 // 9:45 PM
Every short film, documentary and home movie here tells you something about this indefatigable dynamo and largely overlooked artist.
'Portrait of Jason': Performance, Expression, and Art
20 Apr 2013 // 3:05 AM
The enduring unknown of Portrait of Jason is whether and how it's a portrait of a person or a hustler, an artist or a self, and whether it gives the lie to "intention" as a legible, assessable story.
'The Connection' Is Far Removed From the Cinema of Its Time
10 Apr 2015 // 7:00 AM
Milestone Cinematheque lives up to its name with a jaw-droppingly sharp restoration of Shirley Clarke's The Connection.
Two Shirley Clarke Documentaries Get Long-Overdue Resurrections
29 Jan 2015 // 7:29 AM
Portrait of Jason and Ornette: Made in America, two outstanding Shirley Clarke documentaries, represent unique takes on the black experience in America.