Are you familiar with Frantz Fanon? His 20th century work on the issues of colonialism and racism was important then, and still is today.
film movement classics
Westerns got their popularity here in the US, but this spawned an influx of movies from Italy called spaghetti westerns. The Great Silence is considered by many to be one of the best.
Afterimage is a captivating historical drama based on the life of famed Polish avant-garde painter Wladyslaw Strzeminski during the rise of Stalinism. Often movies idolize action heroes, but in Afterimage the hero is an artist who is also an amputee. He is strong and willing to stand up for his convictions no matter the cost. I found […]
Are intense psychological thrillers your kind of movie? Moka is an excellent choice that captivates from start to finish. I loved it! Moka is an award winning independent French film based on a best selling novel by Tatiana de Rosnay. The story and the cinematography work together to keep the audience involved intently as the plot and all […]
A good deed and a missing watch entangle the lives of a railroad worker and workaholic PR exec in a gripping, politically charged drama. Glory is an award winning independent film that has wowed judges at numerous international film festivals. It’s dramatic and thought provoking. The movie is set in Bulgaria and has English subtitles. […]
Hana-Bi (Fireworks) is an award winning Japanese crime drama. It was originally released in 1997 and has won 19 awards around the world. The film has now been restored in digital HD for it’s North American debut on blu-ray. Bonus features include film critic commentary and a “making of Hana-Bi” featurette. The movie is in Japanese with […]