Uptown at the Walter Reade Theater on Thursday night, the vibe was decidedly downtown. The occasion: the New York Film Festival screening of director Sara Driver's film of a Paul Bowles short story, You Are Not I.
I found myself oddly perturbed by Lena Dunham's Tiny Furniture. What was it that set me on edge? It may be Dunham's absolute confidence in telling a story about a character who gradually loses our sympathy.