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The Noteworthy: 25 March 2015

An interview with Lisandro Alonso, Robert Greene attacks "The Jinx", Mark Cousins on Pasolini, Palestinian image-making, and more.
Edited by Adam Cook
  • Filmmaker Robert Greene is not pleased with the HBO documentary series The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst.
  • Above: Filmmaker Gina Telaroli has a new exhibition opening Friday March 27th (and runs until April 25th) at the 308 at 156 Project Artspace. It features an installation with her new film Silk Tatters and Johann Lurf's Twelve Tales Told, as well as video pieces that appropriate the work of Michael Mann, Tony Scott, John Carpenter.
  • At Toronto Film Review, David Davidson takes a look at Cahiers du Cinéma's writing on Martin Scorsese during the eighties.
  • New podcasts to check out: in the latest episode of WTF, Marc Maron chats with director Joe Swanberg. Kenneth Branagh's Cinderella is the main subject on Filmspotting. Karina Longworth expounds on Bob Hope and Bing Crosby on You Must Remember This.
  • The entirety of LOLA's 5th issue is now online and features outstanding articles on Claude Lanzmann, Pauline Kael, and "The Cahiers/Positif Dialectic".
  • In The New Inquiry, Nadia Awad writes on the history of "Palestinian image-making":
"Early Palestinian cinema and its consequent visual culture sought to give, to the world, an image of Palestinian life that Palestinians themselves could recognize. These Palestinian filmmakers provided a vital, immediate response to geopolitical conversations that deliberately did not address them—a defining feature of Palestinian image-making."
  • Above: the trailer for the Film Society of Lincoln Center's series on Walerian Borowczyk.
  • Finally, we're thankful for this.

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