Vexed (2012). Courtesy Telcosystems.

Main Articles

An eclectic selection of pieces not included in our dossier/ Una selección variada no incluida en el dossier: Diego Rísquez, Paul Morrissey, Cinema vertical, Eastwood…


New Filmmakers

Desistfilm had a chance to talk to avantgarde filmmaker Jeanne Liotta about her initial artist intuitions, and how did she adapt to the different formats she ended up working with.



Interview with Peter von Bagh (1943-2014)


Dossier: Film Reviews

Our list of films about subverted territories: a look into fictional cartographies/ Una lista de películas sobre visiones desde el territorio.


Book Reviews

A David Walsh’ book/ The Sky Between the Leaves: una compilación de las críticas de cine, ensayos y entrevistas a directores y colegas que David Walsh realizó entre 1992 y 2012.

desistfilm web log

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


Our Top 50

Our own personal choices. Here are the results/ Nuestras elecciones personales. Aquí los resultados.


Issue 001

Another History in Experimentation: Cinema on the Periphery in Post Cold War Europe/ Cine de la periferia pos guerra fría en Europa.


Issue 002

Underground, independent and experimental Japanese cinema/ Cine experimental e independiente japonés