Eva Vitja on researching and reframing Patricia Highsmith in LOVING HIGHSMITH – Nadine Whitney interviews

Swiss filmmaker Eva Vitja Loving Highsmith takes us through the contradictions of famed but reclusive author Patricia Highsmith. Highsmith’s reputation as a difficult and anti-social woman who battled with depression and social ostracism for her sexuality and later with some deeply controversial views is given a new prism through which to view and understand Highsmith’s mercurial nature.

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FLUX GOURMET – Review by Peg Aloi

In Flux Gourmet, Peter Strickland’s most recent effort, a collective of sound artists are invited to develop their art in residency at a posh retreat in the countryside. At first glance, the place appears to be bucolic and, though small, luxurious. But there’s something odd about the setup. The rooms feel more dimly lit than they should be, and there’s no clear sense of temporal specificity. It might be the ’60s, or right now.

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