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Abel Ferrara

by InRO Staff Film Year in Review

Top 25 Films of 2020 — 25-11

From our Honorable Mentions post: It goes without saying that 2020 was a year like none other in recent history. Significantly, by virtue of living through such times, it’s also a year that retuned minds to see history being made in the present. There…

December 21, 2020
Photo: Kino Lorber
by Ayeen Forootan Film Horizon Line

Tommaso | Abel Ferrara

The director’s latest work is built on quiet moments of spiritual and professional reflection, a Fellini-esque inward gaze at the artist and his art. Originally premiering in the Special Screenings section at 2019 Cannes Film Festival, Tommaso marks Abel Ferrara’s return to narrative filmmaking…

June 27, 2020
by Daniel Gorman Film Kicking the Canon

New Rose Hotel | Abel Ferrara

For virtually his entire career, Abel Ferrara has seemed to occupy a liminal space in film criticism, not unlike the spaces his characters seem to so often find themselves in — seedy bars, brothels, hotel rooms, all way stations on the road to nowhere.…

May 13, 2020
Photo: Berlinale
by Neil Bahadur Film

Siberia | Abel Ferrara

Relating to an interviewer about his moviegoing habits as a child, Abel Ferrara noted that his primary interest was in Westerns, and his interest in film, naturally, did not broaden until reaching early adulthood when he discovered directors like Pasolini, Godard and Fassbinder through…

March 3, 2020
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