Inside Jane Campion’s Cinema of Tenderness and Brutality

“In ‘The Power of the Dog,’ her first movie in 12 years, the filmmaker ventures into the American West — and the inner worlds of cruel, complicated men.”

Published: Nov 16, 2021
Length: 19 minutes (4,900 words)

Las Marthas

Society of Martha Washington Colonial Pageant in Laredo, Texas, is a debutante ball featuring teenagers in multi-thousand-dollar Martha Washington cosplay. Mostly Mexican teenagers. But it wasn’t always that way — towns shift, and so do identities.

Source: The Believer
Published: Oct 1, 2019
Length: 41 minutes (10,423 words)