The irony of Washington, DC, repository of the nation's nostalgia, is that it is has no sense of its own past. For those who come, living here is just something that you have to do to get to where you eventually want to go. No one who stays is anyone of real power.
03 Oct 2004
This year's Filmfest DC, the 18th, was mild cause for excitement among locals and hardly at all for international cinephiles. Thus, it seems, it will always be for a film festival located in the capital, where the national soap opera invariably drowns out everything in its radius.
12 May 2004
Less a curated collection than an eclectic grab bag, the films defied audience expectations and easy categories, even the ones its organizers devised.
21 May 2003
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