On October 8, 2021 The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in Manhattan opened a new exhibition: Etel Adnan: Light’s New Measure. By the time the exhibition closed — on January 10, 2022 – the artist had passed. The fact that Etal was 96 when she died made the cultural moment all the more triumphant — a perfect capstone to an illustrious career.… read more.
FF2 Guest Post by Hannah Lamb-Vines
Titane is a slasher flick, featuring no less than six murders in the first half-hour of the film. Watching it wasn’t exactly a pleasurable experience for me. I frequently cringed and forced myself not to look away. Titane is like driving too fast in traffic: thrilling, but nauseating.… read more.
Guest Post By Nora Lee Mandel
Filmmaker Petra Volpe grew up “half-Italian” in Switzerland and looks askance at the myths of Swiss history: “We are connected to the past because it also determines our present.” Her film The Divine Order – winner of the Nora Ephron Prize at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival – entertainingly showed international audiences how Swiss women organized to finally get the right to vote at the late date of 1971.… read more.