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Workshopping a new book project at Porto/Post/Doc, the theorist and filmmaker who diagnosed how Hollywood cinema reinforced patriarchal codes

By Ela Bittencourt

It’s possible to think of the director as a troll first and serious director second – this is understandable, but regrettable

By Vadim Rizov

Kino Classics’s new release attempts to redress a story of cinema centred on white male accomplishment

By Nick Pinkerton

‘Cinematic’ is often overused, but Roeg’s films showed how minds and memories wander back and forth in time, colouring our experience of the world

By Dan Fox

The creative friction between director and writer distracts from a film dedicated to quietly empowering the marginalized

By Charles Bramesco

Screening as part of the London Palestine Film Festival, recent archival research is uncovering important films once thought lost forever

By Nathan Geyer

With the increased telling of refugee stories the film industry may claim to be listening, but the real power remains in the editorial chair

By Ismail Einashe

From 14th-century frescos in Siena to a refugee camp in Greece, Astra Taylor's new documentary examines the corrosion of electoral politics

By Dan Hancox

Monrovia, Indiana, a folksy, novelistic tale of white America, plays somewhere between documentary, cliché and ghost story

By Sierra Pettengill

Luca Guadagnino’s new film Suspiria nods not only to Dario Argento, but to a whole history of Italian thrillers

By Tom Newth

The radical filmmaker, teacher and writer talks essentialism in identity politics and why her films are neither documentary nor fiction

By Erika Balsom

The beasts in the artist’s One or Several Tigers lead us into the tangled thickets of identity and religious ritual

By Jeremy Tiang