BY Jonathan Rosenbaum
A look at the films of iconoclastic Japanese director Yasuzô Masumura.
The Metrograph Bookstore has re-opened doors, under the loving care and curatorship of Matt Folden and Nick Pinkerton.
BY Nick Pinkerton
An interview with Radu Jude about his 2020 film Uppercase Print.
Following a screening of The Dead Don’t Die at Metrograph in June 2019, the director discussed the origins of the film, teenagers, environmentalism, and working with actors.
Editor Maureen Gosling, a co-director of Del Mero Corazón and a longtime collaborator of Les Blank, and Harrod Blank, who oversaw the restoration of the films, joined Argot Pictures’s Jim Browne for an in-theater chat in June 2019.
Critics Simon Abrams and Sheila O’Malley discuss their shared love for the film.
Director Matías Piñeiro, actress Marie Rivière, and frequent Éric Rohmer editor Mary Stephen joined Metrograph last fall for a discussion about Rohmer’s film.
BY Nagisa Ōshima
Nagisa Ōshima’s 1958 assessment of the rebellious crop of filmmakers then-emerging in Japan—including one Yasuzô Masumura.
a sampling of Cinema 16 membership applications signed by certain noteworthies, some perhaps predictable (Sontag), some unexpected (William F. Buckley, Jr.?)