12 Feb 2018

The Man and Woman Who Fell to Earth

Somewhere a phantom island Can be reached in phantom ships. – April in Paris (1952) One island or many?…

11 Feb 2018

Chris O’Neill Short Films

What follows was originally written as programme notes for a screening of Chris O’Neill’s films that took place at…

02 Feb 2018

L’emergere del possibile: Phantom Islands

Phantom Islands (Ireland, 2018, 86’) is the overturning of the neo-pagan occultist Jörg Lanz von Liebenfels paradigm, in which…

23 Jan 2018

Cinepaxy & Visione Sospesa: Phantom Islands

Phantom Islands (2018) – Rouzbeh Rashidi Making Cinema for Rashidi means first of all talking about Cinema, and how…

15 Jul 2017

What is the act of creation? – an interview with Hou Hsiao-hsien

Owen Brademas used to say that even random things take ideal shapes and come to us in painterly forms….

27 May 2017

The Improvisational Cinema of Rashidi and Devereaux

The history of cinema has seen its share of the unforgettable director-actor collaborations, such as Akira Kurosawa & Toshirō…