News from Berlin, Rotterdam, and Park City
The Berlinale will premiere new work by Angela Schanelec and Denis Côté, Rotterdam’s got an opener, and Steven Soderbergh will preview his latest at Slamdance.
A Dry White Season: Justice Against the Law
Director Euzhan Palcy put herself at personal risk to make this powerful indictment of racism in South Africa, released at the climax of the anti-apartheid movement.
From Folk Ditty to Rally Anthem: Nashville’s “It Don’t Worry Me”
Performed by the late Barbara Harris, the final song in Robert Altman’s masterpiece is a provocative mix of genres and conflicting cultural resonances.
Missed Connections: A Conversation with Christian Petzold
In quietly simmering dramas that depict solitary characters on the margins of society, German director Christian Petzold brings the ghosts of history into conversation with modern life.