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Parasite Is Our Film

Eileen Jones Jacobin
Filmmaker Bong Joon-ho on his film Parasite: " I tried to express a sentiment specific to Korean culture, [but] all the responses from different audiences were pretty much the same. Essentially, we all live in the same country, called Capitalism."


Sundance 2020: When Documentaries Make You Question Everything

Bilge Ebiri Vulture
One of the main questions posed in 'Epicentro' is what happens when the marginalized create their own narratives against the dominant ones. It’s an idea expressed in many of this year’s Sundance documentaries.


The Trinidadian That Inspired Sam Mendes’ WWI Epic, ‘1917’

Janine Mendes-Franco Global Voices
'1917' is based on Alfred Mendes’ role as a messenger when he served in the 1st Battalion Rifle Brigade, training as a signaller in France. He was thereafter sent to Belgium, with the rest of his battalion, to win back the village of Poelcappelle.
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