The Chaos of the Void in Zia Anger’s I Remember Nothing

The Chaos of the Void in Zia Anger’s I Remember Nothing

Image credit: Zia Anger My first epileptic seizure happened on a Saturday morning when I was nine years old. I remember the sudden, painful oppressiveness of light and sound and a sharp headache that had me looking towards the ground and wanting to bury my head under...
An Interview with TIFF Programmer Danis Goulet

An Interview with TIFF Programmer Danis Goulet

For the ardent cinephile or first-time audience member, a well-curated shorts programme is a sight to behold. Here you will find filmmakers from every corner of the world in conversation. To really lean into the metaphor: if variety is the spice of life, then a...
Dance and Child’s Play in Wasp and Small Deaths

Dance and Child’s Play in Wasp and Small Deaths

Almost halfway through her short film Wasp (2003), Andrea Arnold decides to take a break from the onward flow of the narrative and send her main characters into a kind of recess. Zoe (Natalie Press) comes out of the pub where she is flirting with a man called David to...