• Lucrecia Martel on LA CIÉNAGA

    In this piece, produced in the fall of 2014, LA CIÉNAGA director Lucrecia Martel examines her inspirations and approach to cinema.

  • La Ciénaga

    Directed by Lucrecia Martel • 2001 • Argentina, Spain
    Starring Martín Adjemián, Diego Baenas, Leonora Balcarce

    The release of Lucrecia Martel’s LA CIÉNAGA heralded the arrival of an astonishingly vital and original voice in Argentine cinema. With a radical and disturbing take on narrative, beaut...

  • THE HEADLESS WOMAN Trailer

    Directed by Lucrecia Martel • 2008 • Argentina
    Starring María Onetto, Claudia Cantero, Inés Efron

    A bourgeois middle-aged dentist named Verónica (María Onetto) drives alone on a dirt road, becomes distracted, and runs over something. Immediately she becomes disoriented, unmoored from her identit...

  • Folklore and Family

    1 season

    Francisca Alegría’s award-winning short and Lucrecia Martel’s astonishing debut weave their mysteries in remote corners of Chile and Argentina, combining provincial lore with visionary technique.

  • La Ciénaga

    5 videos

    Criterion Collection Edition #743

    The release of Lucrecia Martel’s LA CIÉNAGA heralded the arrival of an astonishingly vital and original voice in Argentine cinema. With a radical and disturbing take on narrative, beautiful cinematography, and a highly sophisticated use of on- and offscreen soun...

  • Visual Strategies in LA CIÉNAGA

    From the very first shot of her very first feature, LA CIÉNAGA, Argentine auteur Lucrecia Martel laid claim to a distinctive, defiantly strange cinematic syntax unlike any other. In this edition of Observations on Film Art, Professor Kristin Thompson examines the surprising choices—uncomfortably ...

  • Visual Strategies in LA CIÉNAGA

    1 season

    Observations on Film Art No. 38

    From the very first shot of her very first feature, LA CIÉNAGA, Argentine auteur Lucrecia Martel laid claim to a distinctive, defiantly strange cinematic syntax unlike any other. In this edition of Observations on Film Art, Professor Kristin Thompson examines the ...

  • Andrés Di Tella on LA CIÉNAGA

    In this interview, conducted in April 2014, director, writer, and Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Cinema founder Andrés Di Tella examines the cultural context from which filmmaker Lucrecia Martel emerged, and analyzes her groundbreaking first feature.

  • WOMEN MAKE FILM: Episode 8
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    Women Make Film - Women Mak...

    WOMEN MAKE FILM: Episode 8

    Women Make Film - Women Make Film

    Directed by Mark Cousins • 2018 • United Kingdom

    “Home”
    Refuge, shelter, or prison? Sharmila Tagore narrates the story of home on-screen in the great films of Edith Carlmar, Lynne Ramsay, Mai Zetterling, Liu Jiayin, Forough Farrokhzad, Antonia Bird, and others.

    “Religion”
    Narrator Sharmila Tago...

  • Bad Vacations

    1 season

    Wishing you could get away this summer? This collection of some of cinema’s most memorably disastrous trips will have you reconsidering the comforts of home. Dreaming of the crystal blue waters of the French Riviera? The existential ennui of Eric Rohmer’s LA COLLECTIONNEUSE should set you straigh...

  • WOMEN MAKE FILM: Episode 3
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    Women Make Film - Women Mak...

    WOMEN MAKE FILM: Episode 3

    Women Make Film - Women Make Film

    Directed by Mark Cousins • 2018 • United Kingdom

    “Conversation”
    A basic human interaction—how to make it cinematic? Angela Schanelec directs us to focus on body language in PLACES IN CITIES, Cecile Tang uses the zoom as guide through the emotional shifts in THE ARCH, and Sofia Coppola in THE VIR...

  • Jacob Burns Film Center

    1 season

    Art-House America

    Located just north of Manhattan in Pleasantville, New York, the Jacob Burns Film Center has been bringing vital independent, documentary, and world cinema to Hudson Valley audiences for nearly two decades. Central to the revitalization of downtown Pleasantville, the Film Center...