Last weekend I had the opportunity to screen Doug Aitken's "Station to Station" at the Nuart in Santa Monica. Aiken attended the screening with fellow art world luminaries who were impressed by the film.
Holy Motors is many things, but mostly it is a dream. Leos Carax's new film is a series of scenarios with Denis Lavant playing a different character every time he steps out of a limousine -- entering into varied fantasies
Chasing Ice comes at a pivotal time. It is an extraordinary film that quietly and fervently underlines the basic and real catastrophe that is climate change, using time lapse photography that cannot be ignored or argued with.
The visionary behind this street art installation doesn't limit himself to organizing just one festival. Instead he double-tracks it with an electronic-based music festival born from his years as a techno DJ.