by Mary Pappalardo

Picture Cycle – Masha Tupitsyn

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PICTURE CYCLE shows us that trying to figure out a film is some of the most fun you can have with them, because for Tupitsyn, watching and analyzing film has always been an embodied practice, a practice often rooted in the personal.

Mitz: The Marmoset of Bloomsbury – Sigrid Nunez

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A beloved pet serves as a singularly appropriate subject through which a story of change — epochal, mundane, or otherwise — can be told.

Mostly Dead Things – Kristen Arnett

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What Arnett’s debut aspires to is the act of holding, tightly and gently all at once, to the mostly dead things, and not letting go.

The Nocilla Trilogy – Agustín Fernández Mallo

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Its formal innovation and experimentation mark THE NOCILLA TRILOGY as stepping into a globalized and networked world