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The world we live in

Jacqueline Rose began “The plague” with the first UK pandemic lockdown (March 2020) and she finished it with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine two years later. Written, as she puts it, ‘in the heat and chill of its moment’, it is remarkably eloquent and reflective, distinguished by a precision of thought […]

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Searching for Shambhala (2023)

Director: Tian Yu Liu. Writer: Tian Yu Liu. Running time: 15 mins. After screening “Moerasdraak”– a found-footage film about a group of students who accidentally uncover an international conspiracy during a project on broadcast journalism – I spoke to director Ruben Swart.   Jack Benjamin / Indy Film Library*   One […]