A bracing Russian brace from “Let’s CEE,” Vienna 2018

In a land where crusading investigative journalists⸻especially those who concern themselves with the dodgy doings of local and national politicians⸻seem so often to be tragically “accident-prone,” it’s perhaps surprising, but also encouraging, that many filmmakers unflinchingly detail the grim dysfunctions that have come to define their post-communist, gangster-capitalist world.

May 29th 2018 | more >

CE2.018K: a dispatch from Short Waves, Poznan

The hircine duo trundle slowly out of their hiding-place facing forward, then swivel to confront each other and perform their ceremonial dozenfold butting of heads, before withdrawing back behind closed doors to rest for another 23 hours and 55 minutes.

May 19th 2018 | more >