Although the films in Martin Scorsese’s World Cinema Project No. 4 come from different countries, decades, and languages, they reveal similarities in social conscience and film experiments.
Jordan Castro’s debut The Novelist is a relatable and humorous study in the economy of plotting, ironic description, and the addictive nature of the self.
The Viral Underclass digs into capitalism, Big Pharma, “Gay-Inc.” and other factors surrounding Covid-19 and HIV that force a greater toll on the already marginalized.
Costa-Gavras’ little-seen humane masterpiece, Eden Is West is the rare film that could make its viewers into better people. Now, many can see it on OVID.tv.
British Vogue editor Edward Enninful tells the story of his career swerves as straightforwardly as possible in his absorbing memoir, A Visible Man.
Musician and author Tracy Santa has a way of seeing rock ‘n’ roll that imbues his memoir, The Tompo of the Ringing with broad appeal and larger relevance.
The gorgeously shot 1930 ethnography, ‘The Silent Enemy’, depicts the life of an Ojibway tribe long before the advent of European explorers and settlers.
Tess Gunty’s vibrant, esoteric debut novel, The Rabbit Hutch, is a devastating story about searching for life and meaning in a dying Midwestern city.
John Lingan’s expansive view of Creedence Clearwater Revival, A Song for Everyone, puts the band in the eye of the hurricane amid the era’s stormy American culture.
Julia Armfield’s Our Wives Under the Sea seamlessly blends mystery, gothic horror, dual narratives, looping time, and multiple genres into an enchanting whole.
Marx’s death pact is made literal in Sarah Gailey’s Eat the Rich, a remarkably fun comics series given its subject is the horror of capitalism.