Lee Gamble: Mnestic Pressure

Lee Gamble: Mnestic Pressure

By Paul Carr

Lee Gamble explores the pressures on our memories, marrying challenging, abstract beats with subtle ambience. 19 Oct 2017 // 2:30 AM

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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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