On May 7, Joshua Glick (co-curator of our Deepfake exhibition) introduces horror sensation The Blair Witch Project, exploring the film’s clever, effective packaging and how the 1999 release anticipated a new millennium of unstable evidence on screen. Followed by reception.
Built around a series of conversations in person and online between the filmmaker and her mother, a Belgian Holocaust survivor, No Home Movie is both diaristic and avant-garde, a meditation on family relations, memory, and death in the modern world.
Working with Martin Ritt, one of his favorite directors, Paul Newman plays a hell-raising cowboy with a pink Cadillac who doesn’t get along with his moralistic rancher father. It perhaps Newman’s greatest and most psychologically complex movie of the 1960s.