MEXICAN DREAM

ELECTRIC PILGRIMS, EVERYONE IS EVERYWHERE

ORIGINAL SELF

MOTHER MORTAR, FATHER PESTLE

UNDER A SHIPWRECKED MOON

A SPELL TO WARD OFF THE DARKNESS

POR DINERO

RICE FOR SALE

WHEN I STOP LOOKING

EUDORA

MEXICAN DREAM

A magical, shifting landscape: a dream of an ancient culture emerging from the landscape, and sinking back into it again…

ORIGINAL SELF

This cheerful, voluntary group celebration under a wide open sky is a quintessential American image, embodying our national concept of a diverse democracy…

MOTHER MORTAR, FATHER PESTLE

The sheer visual pleasure and sensuality of the film’s photography almost functions as an implied rebuke to the characters; they live in a world of such rich visual splendor, but they can’t see beyond their own noses…

UNDER A SHIPWRECKED MOON

In “Under a Shipwrecked Moon,” filmmaker Antero Alli presents the classic mythic tale of a hero on a vision quest, but places it in a naturalistic setting where the fabulous and the visionary is seen as a part of everyday life. Jari Hietanen (in a passionate and precise portrayal by Gabriel Carter) is a young Finnish … Continued

POR DINERO

20 year old son Israel has been able to support his entire family through his restaurant job in Florida, generously raising their standard of living…

RICE FOR SALE

By the end of the film, we have descended into the dense strip malls of Denpasar, where extended sequences of single frame shots turn the billboards and neon signs of American fast food chains into a nightmarish dance…

WHEN I STOP LOOKING

Herman’s fascinating approach to this subject forces us into a voyeuristic relationship…

EUDORA

Bucuzzo lights the scenes gorgeously, and he has a wonderful ear for mixing arresting collages of sounds…