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MoMA Fires Assistant Curator of Film Sally Berger

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According to a report from Indiewire, the Museum of Modern Art’s Chief Curator of Film Rajendra Roy confirmed that the organization has fired Assistant Curator of Film Sally Berger.

Art Basel Announces 2016 Film and Video Program

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The film and video program for the 2016 edition of Art Basel in Basel, running June 16-19, has been announced. Pierre Bismuth’s “Where is Rocky ll?”, a playful hybrid-film about the search for… More ›

2016 Cannes Film Festival Announces Lineup

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The official selection for the 2016 Cannes Film Festival has been announced and, of the 49 titles revealed on Thursday morning by festival director Thierry Frémaux, there are very few surprises…. More ›

“Art of the Real” Announces 2016 Lineup

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Ben Rivers’s “What Means Something,” a film about the painter Rose Wylie, along with Roberto Minervini’s “The Other Side,” will both open this year’s “Art of the Real” festival at… More ›

Q&A: Takeshi Murata on His Love of B-Movies

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Takeshi Murata, the artist whose computer-animations, photographs, and sculptures are as humorous as they are uncanny, is the subject of a new survey catalog, edited by writer and curator Dan Nadel… More ›

Filmmaker Jacques Rivette Dies at 87

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Jacques Rivette, a pioneering filmmaker of the French New Wave, passed away on Friday at the age of 87. He had been suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, according to his producer and friend Martine… More ›

When Nam June Paik Beamed Bowie Around the World

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In the week preceding the 1988 Seoul Olympics, the artist Nam June Paik organized a 47-minute international satellite TV program called “Wrap Around the World.”

“Funny Bunny” Is A Manic-Pixie Nightmare

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Alison Bagnall co-wrote the divisively weird Buffalo 66 with Vincent Gallo. But in Funny Bunny — her sophomore directorial effort, in theaters Friday — that film’s winningly grating, oddball… More ›

Artist and Filmmaker Chantal Akerman Dies at 65

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Libération is reporting that artist and filmmaker Chantal Akerman has passed away at the age of 65. The cause of death is still unknown. Born in Brussels, she was best known for her groundbreaking… More ›