At the heart of the discussion at Facets’ “What is Islam?” Teach-In was distinguishing the individual from the collective. Laith Al-Saud, a continuing lecturer at De Paul University, discussed some particulars of Islam, along with the film Malcolm X, and his personal growth as a Muslim American.
The threats of nuclear war is in the news again today. But often our thinking about the threats are stuck in the Cold War. At Facets’ Teach-In last month, Rachel Bronson from the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists explained what’s changed since the days when Dr. Strangelove was the most accurate depiction of nuclear war.
The tools of digital filmmaking are opening film to more expressive power including in documentaries like I Am Another You, the new film by Nanfu Wang.
Capturing profound changes in biopics is best accompanied by bold changes in style.
Why you should see what’s now playing at the Cinémathèque before the end of October.
In a new Facets video essay, Contributors Eric Guzman and Zach Devroy dissect David Lynch’s relationship with surrealism and the ensuing popularity of the ‘Lynchian’ label.
Resident Video is a monthly series that provides exclusive access to films from emerging artists. This month, we bring you Kate Raney and Jeremy Bessoff’s Lingua Absentia.
Summer has been busy here at facets, but it’s been a whole lot of fun. In this installment of Focus on Facets, we celebrate some of the awesome achievements from the Facets Academy.
This summer, Facets Academy is packed full of film camps perfect for aspiring filmmakers, budding creatives, and young intellectuals.
Vidéothèque manager, Chris Damen, discovers Sogo Ishii’s Burst City.