Weapons of Poetry and Images: On the Works of Pier Paolo Pasolini

Weapons of Poetry and Images: On the Works of Pier Paolo Pasolini

By Jordan Penney

17 Oct 2017 // 2:30 AM

A thread runs through Pasolini's artistic and political work for which he used various terms to identify the sacred, the mythic, the soul, and the spirit -- all strategies for appreciating life in even the most difficult circumstances. ...

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Slumgod Millionaire: On 'Nayakan', The Godfather of Indian Gangster Films

By Kumuthan Maderya

16 Oct 2017 // 2:29 AM

On revisiting Nayakan we are reminded that men become gods not as a sign of presumed cultural backwardness but because the modern nation-state has failed. ...

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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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