LAND AND FREEDOM (Dir. Ken Loach, 1995, UK/Spain/Germany/Italy) – Transformative Political Cinema

The POUM militia - The Workers Party of Marxist Unification.‘Come, join in the only battle wherein no man can fail,Where whoso fadeth and dieth, yet his deed shall still prevail.’The cinema of Loach is transformative. What this means is that his way of looking at reality, which is through a leftist internationalist political prism, is… Continue reading LAND AND FREEDOM (Dir. Ken Loach, 1995, UK/Spain/Germany/Italy) – Transformative Political Cinema

SUJATA (Dir. Bimal Roy, 1959, India) – Authorial Peaks

                    The release of Sujata in 1959 marked the end of director Bimal Roy’s most prolific and creative period. Beginning with Do Bigha Zamin in 1953, Roy’s output in the fifties rivalled only that of Guru Dutt, Mehboob Khan and Raj Kapoor. However, the major difference… Continue reading SUJATA (Dir. Bimal Roy, 1959, India) – Authorial Peaks