Jim Jarmusch: An Unconventional Filmmaker In 1984, director Jim Jarmusch went to the Cannes Film Festival for the first time and won the Camera d’Or for Stranger Than Paradise, a film that would define modern American independent cinema. This year, his latest film, The Dead Don’t Die, opened the festival. In the thirty odd years
Nevertheless Film Festival opens in mid July in Ann Arbor, and Current sat down with festival founder Meredith Finch to talk about what makes this film festival unique. The festival’s name is inspired by the phrase “Nevertheless, she persisted,” spoken by Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell when justifying his move to silence Sen. Elizabeth Warren
The Brink follows former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon’s mission to unify extreme nationalists across the globe after his exit from the Trump administration.
The Ann Arbor Film Festival launches its eighth season with “Before You Know It”, a comedic drama about a family theater company and (finally) coming of age
In his dark mirror, there is nothing more frightening than “Us” Jordan Peele’s long-awaited film “Us” is finally here, and while it may engender polarized audience responses, it solidifies Peele as a masterful writer-director with his own distinctive voice. “Us” begins in 1986 with a young Adelaide watching TV. We know it’s 1986 because an
Cynical, absurd, and fiercely entertaining “The Favorite” is one of the best films of 2018. Dark, twisted, nihilistic, and hilarious, “The Favourite” follows Queen Anne, Lady Sarah Churchill, and a new arrival in court, Abigail Masham, through court intrigue so perilous that it makes “Dangerous Liaisons” seem Disneyesque. “The Favourite” takes place in England during