Main Articles

An eclectic selection of topics outside our main dossier: From René Clair, to Eric & Marc Hurtado, From Rubén Gámez to obscure filmmaker CS Leigh.


New Filmmakers

Clarisse Hahn, our featured new filmmaker, is one of the most interesting filmmakers covering the social role of the body, foreign communities and repression.



Amrit Gangar, Eric & Marc Hurtado, C.S. Leigh, Ken Jacobs and Nathan Silver share their words, feelings (a couple of secrets) and thoughts in our quarterly Q&A.


Dossier: Film Reviews

Reviews-in-depth from our staff of some of the films covered in our “Found Footage: Tendencies, connections & disencounters” dossier:


Book Reviews

Revisamos el último libro de Isaac León Frias: El Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano de los Años Sesenta. Entre el Mito Político y la Modernidad Fílmica

desistfilm web log

Our live blog, in which we cover film festivals
and other ocurrences around the world


Our Top 50

As we’ve grown tired of the old canon we see everywhere, we decided to act on our impulses and make a stand with our own personal choices. Here are the results.


Issue 001

Film reviews from our main dossier: Another History in Experimentation: Cinema on the Periphery in Post Cold War Europe.


Issue 002

Film reviews from our main dossier: Underground, independent and experimental Japanese cinema (and more).