With We Are One: A Global Film Festival now underway, here are our three picks for what you should stream.
Streaming courtesy of the Jerusalem Film Festival, Late Marriage is streaming until June 6. From director Dover Kosashvili, the film follows a thirty-year-old bachelor whose conservative Jewish parents are trying to arrange a marriage for him, unbeknownst to them that he is already dating a divorcee. Having to choose between family traditions and romantic love, Israeli actor Lior Ashkenazi shines in his breakthrough role.
The Bridges of Sarajevo
What does the city of Sarajevo mean in European history and current European culture? Across thirteen shorts, directors from all over the continent interrogate that question. Highlights include entries from French New Wave master Jean Luc-Godard (The Bridge of Sighs), acclaimed Romanian New Wave director Cristi Puiu (Christmas Eve), and the Berlin School’s Angela Schanelec (Princip, Text). From the Sarajevo Film Festival, the film streams until June 7th.
Starting on June 7th, you can stream Dustin Guy Defa’s short film from the New York Film Festival’s short film showcase. Playing himself, a male filmmaker directs actresses in this dry short that pokes fun at masculinity. Dustin Guy Defa went on to direct his film debut, the similarly dry comedy Person to Person, released in 2017