This Quarter in Film History

Lost in Translation

Roberto Rossellini’s Open City (Roma, Cittá Aperta), which premiered in Italy 65 years ago in September 1945, revolutionized the perception and marketing of foreign films in America when it opened in New York just five months later. […]


Slave to the Rhythm: Niven Howie

“I let the actors’ eye movements guide my cuts.  When an actor looks to someone else, I wait until they’ve looked, then cut to where they’re looking.  It’s a simple thing, but when it’s not done right, it feels very weird.” – Niven Howie […]