The F(ill)maker: On Making Movies While Chronically Ill

The F(ill)maker: On Making Movies While Chronically Ill

Image credit: Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) It dawned on me before sitting down to write this piece that maybe I am not at all qualified to write about disability, illness and filmmaking, as I haven’t been paying very close attention to the...
Expanding the Canon: The Cinema of Michka Saäl

Expanding the Canon: The Cinema of Michka Saäl

“She really was an unfortunately overlooked director.” Charlotte Selb, a colleague, wrote this in an email to me nearly a year ago. The filmmaker she was referring to was Michka Saäl, who had passed away suddenly after a quick illness in 2017. “As a...