The Nomadic Cinephilia of Ruun Nuur

For Framework Journal of Film and Media: on the visionary film-cultural work of Ruun Nuur.

2021 Faves: A Round-up

Some favorites of the year’s films/TV, in no particular order: Rose Plays Julie (Christine Molloy & Joe Lawlor): Judging from

Subjunctive Cinema

For Film Quarterly Quorum: on the cinema of futurity at IDFA (International Film Festival Amsterdam).

People’s Platforms: 3 Streaming Projects

For Film Quarterly Quorum: on 3 activist-minded, grassroots streaming projects.

Indigenous Cinema and the Limits of Auteurism

For Criterion: Why auteurism may not be the best way to appreciate Indigenous cinema.

Arab Feminist Cinema

A striking Arab feminist film series, full of rarities from the past, is being hosted this month by the Block

A Cinema of Sensation: Beau Travail

For Criterion: liner essay for dvd/blu-ray of “Beau Travail” (Claire Denis, 1999).

Rethinking Film Evaluation

For Film Quarterly Quorum: on the politics of film evaluation, and how it has historically marginalized women filmmakers.

Hidden Histories: The Story of Women Film Editors

For Criterion: an essay on women film editors.