Love Comes Lately

Drama Written by Jan Schütte, from three stories by Isaac Bashevis Singer Directed by Jan Schütte I hesitate to describe Love Comes Lately above as a "drama," since it isn't particularly dramatic. On the other hand, it's not very funny, either. Nor is it exciting, historical, romantic, or erotic. I think it's supposed to be … Continue reading Love Comes Lately

Upcoming at the Rafael

Just a quick note about what to expect at the Rafael over the fall. Tributes: Both Ingmar Bergman and Irving Thalberg will receive retrospectives. (I don't believe the phrase "brilliant and historically-important filmmaker" can accurately refer to two more different people.) Bergman's runs October 13-19, and will include a multimedia installation called "Ingmar Bergman: The … Continue reading Upcoming at the Rafael

American Teen

Documentary Written and directed by Nanette Burstein I can't think of another documentary that felt so much like narrative fiction. American Teen follows four kids in their last year in a Warsaw, Indiana high school. They apply for college, they get drunk, they fall in and out of love. In other words, they do what … Continue reading American Teen