Archive for category: Lisandro Alonso

A Hole in the Heart of Man, Out At the Edge of the World: Some Remarks On the Cinema of Lisandro Alonso

16 November, 2009 (17:48) | by Jay Kuehner, Essays, Lisandro Alonso | By: Jay Kuehner

[Published in conjunction with NWFF's Hot Splice] “Why is manhood… an endless highway?” – Adam Zagajewski, Tierra del Fuego The NWFF is to be commended for presenting a rare coup: a cycle of films that taken together evince a dedicated and visionary artist at work, the Argentine director Lisandro Alonso. The devoted following that Alonso’s […]

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Lisandro Alonso in Seattle and At the Edge of the World

12 November, 2009 (14:00) | Essays, Interviews, Lisandro Alonso | By: Sean Axmaker

The films of Lisandro Alonso, one of the most exciting and accomplished directors working to redefine filmmaking on the international stage, are showcased in Northwest Film Forum’s series “At the Edge Of The World: The Cinema of Lisandro Alonso” (November 11-20). The young filmmaker (in his early thirties) has made four features since his debut, La […]

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Lisandro Alonso: Space, Time, Cinema

12 November, 2009 (13:10) | by Sean Axmaker, Lisandro Alonso | By: Sean Axmaker

It’s surely dawned on Seattle cineastes that program director of Northwest Film Forum, Adam Sekular, has an affection for films that are minimalist portraits in time. Think back to the retrospectives of Pedro Costa and Albert Serra, as well as numerous defiantly non-commercial films on calendars past that are uniquely individual, resolutely observational and more […]

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