This month we look at streaming releases pulling audiences into worlds near and far, strange and familiar. An intriguing mix of comedy, period drama and iconic characters.
Aesthetica Short Film Festival
2018’s Film Festival
Based on the 2015 autobiographical book by Christine Angot, Catherine Corsini’s An Impossible Love is a shocking tale that is almost unrelenting in its unhappiness.
The case of Mark Hogancamp is a particularly upsetting one. Chronicled in the 2010 documentary Marwencol, he was beaten without provocation in a bar in his home town of Kingston, New York.
Lorna Tucker discusses cinema’s strength of presence for engaging an audience, the responsibility of the audience and the need for the conversation that has begun to continue.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced its shortlist for the 91st Oscars, and we’re delighted to see that five of our 2018 Alumni have been nominated.