Film

What Luc Besson’s Valerian and a number of recent artists’ 3D films are getting right about our current reality

From a tribute to Straub/Huillet to Valerie Massadian’s portrait of teenage motherhood, the turn to real situations and people for fiction films

From a wild child to a talking mongoose: what to read this weekend

The filmmaker on being placed on a terror watch list, aesthetic approaches, and Julian Assange’s gender politics in her new documentary Risk

John Gerrard, Western Flag (Spindletop, Texas), 2017, installation view, Somerset House, London. Courtesy: Thomas Dane, London; photograph: Damian Griffiths

A digital portrait of the landscape that transformed our planet

Whose Streets?, 2017, film still. Courtesy: Sundance Institute; photograph: Lucas Alvarado Farrar 

This year’s Sundance Film Festival featured more movies directed by women than ever before, but gender discrimination in the industry is still ende

On Alan Clarke’s Rita, Sue and Bob Too, the death of Ian Brady, and what laughter might conceal

Celebrating its 70th anniversary, a preview of some of the highlights of this year’s festival which opens today

Jacqueline de Jong, The Situationist Times, 1962–67, covers of issues 5 and 6, designed and edited by Jacqueline de Jong. Courtesy: the artist and the Beinecke Library, Yale University, New Haven

From situationists to shame: what to read this weekend

Courtesy: Dora Budor/Frieze

Characters. Impersonations. Rumours.

From the virtues of cannibalism to how to photograph yourself naked: what to read this weekend

Claire Simon's new documentary exposes the workings of an elite film school