Meshes of the Afternoon

Description: A hugely influential and pioneering experimental film, Maya Deren and Alexander Hammid’s Meshes of the Afternoon is not a narrative film, but, compared to other surrealist underground works of its time, the action onscreen compels viewers to make something more out of the pieces. Deren plays a protagonist trapped in a domestic space, albeit […]

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Bucking Broadway

Description: This silent Western is one of John Ford’s earliest films as a director. After following his older brother to Hollywood to work as a prop man, Ford began helming low-budget pictures for Universal. The orange-tinted Bucking Broadway is one such example. It sees Western star Harry Carey return as Cheyenne Harry, a Wyoming cowpoke […]

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