NYFF Review: Fire at Sea

I remember the exact moment when Gianfranco Rosi’s Fire at Sea lost me. In an extended sequence, a young boy growing up on Lampedusa—a tiny Italian island almost 8 square miles large—goes to a doctor’…

NYFF Review: The Rehearsal

I like to think that when Alison Maclean finished shooting her new film The Rehearsal, she and her editor Jonno Woodford-Robinson sat down and numbered each scene individually. Maclean then flipped a …