Eric A. Gordon: What writer and director Danièle Thompson focuses on in her new work Cézanne et moi (Cézanne and Me) is the almost lifelong friendship Zola shared with the painter Paul Cézanne.
Robin Menken: As part of the annual Global Francophone month, Le Lycée Français de Los Angeles, Théâtre Raymond Kabbaz, in partnership with TV5Monde and the consulates of France, Belgium, Switzerland, Canada and Quebec Government Office presents five francophone movies, all shown In French with English subtitles.
Robin Menken: Dedicated German Film lovers remember German Currents as a highly anticipated annual sidebar at the AFI Film Festival before the festival launched as a standalone festival ten years ago.
Walter Moss: The filmmaker also believes that we should practice humility by following Germany’s example in regard to admitting the sins of the past.
Ed Rampell: Resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline and other similar extractive projects was a recurring theme in the NWIF festival, which was founded by Joanelle Romero and highlights motion pictures by and about indigenous females.