The 10 Best Films of Jacques Rivette

The world of cinema suffered an immense loss recently with the death of Jacques Rivette (1928-2016), one of its greatest auteurs and theoreticians. Born in Rouen, France, Rivette moved to Paris in 1949 to become a filmmaker. But when he submitted his first short to the Institut des Hautes √Čtudes Cin√©matographiques, Rivette had the honour […]

Filmmaker Retrospective: The Plastic Cinema of Michelangelo Antonioni

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The stellar filmmaking career of Michelangelo Antonioni spanned over five decades and included fifteen features as well as various shorts and Chung Kuo, Cina (1972), a documentary on the Chinese working class. Enamoured from a young age with drawing and the violin, Antonioni maintained a lifelong interest in music and visual art, which undoubtedly contributed […]