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Mike Figgis

Franco-American Film Festival on the Champs Elysees: From Whit Stillman to Agnes Varda

Karin Badt | Posted 08.15.2014 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

The Champs Elysées theaters were packed this weekend, with French audiences curious to explore the underground cinema of this country across the ocean. Curious: Would the same be true of a festival featuring young French talent in the U.S.?

HiBROW: Fulfilling Every Art Need

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 06.11.2013 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

If HiBROW succeeds in its mission -- to bring the wisdom of a wide range of established arts professional to international audiences far and wide -- then film festivals, arts exhibits, concerts and cultural gatherings become accessible to all, with only one prerequisite: Access to a computer.

(R)evolution: 'The Co(te)lette Film' And the Death of Sex

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 11.05.2012 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

The next woman who proudly tells me that she is a conceptual artist is going to get a smack. Conceptual art has consistently alienated the public....

Embodied Women as Window on Feminism: The Co(te)lette Film Served Up on Your Lap[top]

Jennifer Edwards | Posted 06.23.2012 | Arts
Jennifer Edwards

This piece was created by a Flemish/Dutch choreographer, but watching it in the U.S., Co(te)lette elicits a physical response to the fact that women are under open attack, here.

Lucrezia Borgia In 3D: Mike Figgis On His Controversial New Opera

Kisa Lala | Posted 04.09.2013 | Arts
Kisa Lala

By Kiša Lala Lucrezia Borgia Film, Credit Mike Figgis, Courtesy ENO I was late arriving at Groucho's and Mike Figgis was already anxious. It was t...

English Opera and Sky Arts Will Produce First Ever Live 3D Opera

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

For those who thought the opera was for the rich, the old, or the bourgeoisie, the English Opera is producing a live 3D opera, mixing this 400 year ol...