River of Fundament

Visionary artist Matthew Barney returns to cinema with this 3-part epic, a radical reinvention of Norman Mailer’s novel Ancient Evenings. In collaboration with composer Jonathan Bepler, Barney combines traditional modes of narrative cinema with filmed elements of performance, sculpture, and opera, reconstructing Mailer’s hypersexual story of Egyptian gods and the seven stages of reincarnation, alongside the rise and fall of the American car industry.

A Fuller Life

Friends and admirers of iconoclastic film director Sam Fuller read from his memoirs in this unconventional documentary directed by Fuller’s only child, Samantha.

Seduced & Abandoned

The film follows Alec Baldwin (30 Rock) and Oscar-nominated director James Toback in their efforts to secure financing for a movie armed with only an idea and takes audiences inside Cannes, exploring how the industry is changing and the festival itself is no longer just a festival. (Courtesy of Collider)