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The Inheritance

By Madeleine Seidel

This creative riff on Jean-Luc Godard’s La Chinoise explores the power of Black activism and community.

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Pretend It’s a City is a wry love letter to pre-pandemic New York

By Madeleine Seidel

Fran Lebowitz and Martin Scorsese sit down for a chat about all things NYC in this engaging Netflix docuseries.

Hillbilly Elegy

By Madeleine Seidel

Despite strong performances from Amy Adams and Glenn Close, this misjudged melodrama is an insult to those it claims to represent.

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How one woman captured 30 years’ worth of broadcast news

By Madeleine Seidel

A new documentary chronicles the life’s work of an unlikely modern American folk hero, Marion Stokes.

The American South is the perfect setting for Mindhunter Season 2

By Madeleine Seidel

By focusing on the Atlanta Child Murders, Netflix’s crime drama taps into the complex social and political history of the region.

How The Nightingale subverts the rape-revenge genre

By Madeleine Seidel

In reckoning with the horrors of colonialism, Jennifer Kent’s film implicates the audience in the graphic acts of sexual and racial violence it depicts.

Southern film festivals in the age of the Alabama-Georgia abortion bans

By Madeleine Seidel

As film workers across America’s Deep South face an uncertain future, events like Sidewalk continue to show the way forward.

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