Just as Rose Wylie’s house is a living repository of her working methods, What Means Something lays bare filmmaker Ben Rivers’s own process.
If Ben Rivers brutalizes its artist’s ego, Athina Rachel Tsangari’s film takes a more sardonic look at vanity.
IFFR’s 44th edition was my fourth in attendance, and its program has never felt so scattered, a sensation that I found delightful.
It creates a shared experience between the musicians, the filmmakers, and the viewer that feels sublime.
Cinema Guild’s sterling transfer of Ben Rivers’s brilliant feature debut may not ease your fear of the end of days, but it will get you closer to nature.