Archive: February 2012

On the Runway: Minimarket Winter 2012

Minimarket was, together with the show of Beckmans Design College, my favorite during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Stockholm. It all began with Rossy de Palma, actress and muse of Pedro Almodóvar, disrobing several gowns and then intermitting the defilé of models presenting the new collection by magic tricks performed by Rossy and Danish artist Jewels, who, in the end, even swallowed a sword.

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Interview: Andrew Bujalski

Andrew Bujalski is an American filmmaker who’s been working quietly (quietly is certainly the most suitable word to describe his films) for 10 years now, beginning with his first feature Funny Ha Ha, which, for better or for worse, launched what came to be called the mumblecore movement. He’s in Berlin for the month, where he’s teaching a master class at the Deutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie, and was kind enough to fill me in on his thoughts on his work and, of course, that pesky moniker the ‘Godfather of Mumblecore.’

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