And Everything Is Going Fine

Criterion Collection releases new commentary to the 2010 documentary

For fans of Spalding Gray familiar with his monologues from films like “Swimming to Cambodia” (1987), directed by Jonathan Demme, or “Gray’s Anatomy” (1996), directed by Steven Soderbergh, “And Everything Is Going Fine” (also directed by Soderbergh in 2010) is somewhat of a departure from form. In an effort to create a more complete picture of who Gray was, Soderbergh pieced the documentary together entirely …

Digital Diaries #2

Seven foreign filmmakers explore Friuli Venezia Giulia

Digital Diaries is a growing project that promotes the culture and tourism of Italy. Following the success of the first installment, Basilicata, Digital Diaries #2 is being released this week as a work dedicated to Friuli Venezia Giulia, a beautiful region located in northeastern Italy on the border of Austria and Slovenia. The goal of the project—bring together seven filmmakers for seven days on a …

Memory II: Hunger

Collective memories of China's Great Famine reinterpreted for the stage

Two years after Memory I, famed documentarian Wu Wenguang and choreographer Wen Hui are back with a new performance that challenges the boundaries of art to reconnect people to a disappearing past. In the summer of 2009, the pair began work on a documentary film project to chronicle the events that took place during the “Great Chinese Famine” between 1959-1961. By the summer of 2010, …