Feel the Latin film beat

Film | Wide Angle Oct 12, 2016

Feel the Latin film beat

by Giovanni Fazio

The Latin Beat Film Festival enters its 13th year, offering cinephiles in Tokyo, Osaka and Yokohama a chance to check out the latest in Spanish-language cinema with a dozen new films. For a glimpse of life in Cuba away from the tourist tropes, try "Viva," ...

Frederick Wiseman in communion with an art musuem

Film Jan 14, 2015

Frederick Wiseman in communion with an art musuem

by Kaori Shoji

One of the most distinctive and unique documentarians of our time, Frederick Wiseman, 85, is famed for two things: an utter disdain of explanatory narration and an exhaustive fascination with his subjects. Since 1967 — when he produced and directed "Titicut Follies," a documentary ...