the cléo reader: 2013-2019

the cléo reader: 2013-2019

the cléo reader: 2013-2019 is a print celebration of some of the best writing that was published in the journal over the course of its six years and features new introductions by Kiva Reardon, Anne T. Donahue, Fariha Róisín, Lulu Wang and artwork by Jazzmyn Coker. It...
vol. 7, issue 2: sick

vol. 7, issue 2: sick

For this issue we’re interested in all things SICK, be it physical ailments, mental illness, the politics of health and care, or the social ills that threaten to poison us. Our self-care cover is illustrated by Heidi Cho. Cho is a multi-disciplinary artist based in...
vol. 7, issue 1: Capital

vol. 7, issue 1: Capital

“I’m not gonna spend the rest of my life working my ass off and getting nowhere just because I followed rules that I had nothing to do with setting up, OK? Melanie Griffith’s Tess, the put-upon secretary and protagonist of Working Girl (1988), exclaims this to her...
vol. 6, issue 2: #CanCon

vol. 6, issue 2: #CanCon

For sixteen issues we’ve gone long and wide on films from across the globe (with polite nods to our own here and there), and now we’d like to take a deep dive into the proverbial Great Lakes of Hollywood North. It’s no secret that the history of Canada on screen is...
vol. 6, issue 1: varda

vol. 6, issue 1: varda

After five volumes and 15 issues, it’s time we pay tribute to the inspiration behind our name (in case you were wondering, cléo is a reference to the titular character from the 1962 classic Cléo de 5 à 7). A legendary filmmaker whose oeuvre spans seven decades (and...