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  • Petite Maman

    Petite Maman

    Part of the Films That Promote Humanism collection.

    My grandfather died when my my dad was 3yo. Everybody that ever knew my grandfather has been dead for over 50 years because while your grandfather was born in the 1960s, mine was born in the 1860s. I'll never how my father's father fit into the big genetic Venn diagram between my dad, myself and my two sons.

    I have questions.

    Sometimes getting the answers requires more than the average suspension of…

  • We Met in Virtual Reality

    We Met in Virtual Reality

    Love is simultaneously both chemical and spiritual and so this film shows us a love story set in a universe that straddles everything - real/virtual, corny/profound, dated/futuristic, pedestrian/holy, crude/advanced, spontaneous/performative and perhaps most strikingly: here/there.

    Who wants to know the deaf signage for 'trans'? Who's ready to learn the fundamentals of belly-dancing? Who wants to go joyriding to Low Rider?

    This is that moment that locates Larry Lessig's celebration of the Internet as the first Read/Write mass media platform deeply…

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  • The Executioner

    The Executioner

    ★★★★★

    If you are reading this chances are you are neither exceptionally wealthy or poor. But right now, as I write this in March, the year of the pandemic, the world is collapsing around us.

    That means, because of the systemic fragility of runaway capitalism, that you are in real danger of tumbling from the working/middle class into the band of poverty below you.

    You can feel the danger inside you. It is palpable. You can hear it your boss’s hesitant…

  • Seberg

    Seberg

    [There are SPOILERS in the 5th paragraph but that’s OK because you should NOT see this film.]

    Here’s what happened in 1970:

    The FBI manipulated facts and created a completely false narrative in order to fuck with Jean Seberg because she said nice things about black people.

    Here’s what happened in 2020:

    A white Hollywood writer couple with legacy pedigree and an Icelandic via Australian director manipulated facts and created a completely false narrative in order to fuck with Jean…