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    VIDEO ESSAY: The #1 Textbook on Film, Now with Video

    For the new tenth edition of the most widely used film textbook, David Bordwell and Kristin Thompson have taken the book into the new dimension of online video.

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    VIDEO - Motion Studies #15 & #16: The Art of Cinema on French TV (Godard on Kubrick; Costa on Straub/Huillet)

    Godard rips into "Full Metal Jacket" while Pedro Costa observes one of cinema's legendary directing duos.

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    Trailer: Uplifting Doc iThemba Explores Stigma of The Disabled in Zimbabwe ('12 Wisconsin Film Fest)

    The 72-minute Zimbabwean/American documentary iThemba (meaning "hope" in Ndebele), helmed by Elinor Burkett and Errol Webber, will make its stateside premiere at this year's Wisconsin Film Festival, which runs April 18-22.

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    VIDEO: Stillness in Motion - The Films of Lech Majewski

    Lech Majewski’s acclaimed 2011 film" The Mill and the Cross" transcends artistic categorization, a work of 21st-century digital cinema that resurrects a 16th-century painting.

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    VIDEO - Motion Studies #14: Screening Room

    Even in a world with hundreds of cable TV channels on the air, today it's virtually impossible to conceive of a commercial TV program dedicated to discussing experimental filmmaking in depth. But there was a time when such a program existed; in fact it lasted for a decade and left an indelible legac...

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    Producer Jim Jermanok on 'Em' (Watch it Now Free!)

    Tony Barbieri's "Em" is an intense and moving romantic drama about what happens after two twenty-somethings start a new life and a home together and secrets of the past begin to emerge. The film is now streaming for free on SnagFilms and at the bottom of this page.

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    Rod Gailes' "Earl's Post-Prison Playdate" Highlights HIV/AIDS Risk Behaviors (NSFW)

    This post comes a tad late, as the following film has been causing a stir since earlier this week. Earl's Post-Prison Playdate, directed by Rod Gailes (winner of the last Shadow & Act Filmmaker Challenge), is a 12-minute short that takes a provocative look at HIV/AIDS through the risky sexua...

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    Watch: An Exclusive Clip from Nanni Moretti's 'We Have a Pope'

    Italian comic director Nanni Moretti ("Caro Diario") is back with a new film, and Indiewire has got an exclusive clip!

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    Can Tap Dancing Save Your Life? Whit Stillman On The Retro-Utopia of Damsels in Distress

    Once glance at Damsels in Distress reminds you that Whit Stillman is a true original. This delicious, sharp, sometimes daffy film give us a benign coven of flower-named college students - Violet, Lily, Rose and Heather – in a story that is technically set in the present but actually exist...

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    VIDEO: Passover Greetings from Yul, Charlton and the Biblical Posse at Pharaoh High

    A comedy 3000 years in the making.

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