Miranda July

10 Sun-Drenched Netflix Picks to Remind You There’s Life Beyond Our Current Misery of Snow and Cold

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Here on the East Coast, where Flavorwire is headquartered, a giant snowstorm has struck for the second time this month. All over the great city of New York, people are grumpily shuffling along in inadequate footwear. Huddled over their office desks, they count the moments until they can go home and huddle up in front of that modern equivalent of the blazing hearth: the Netflix queue.
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Famous Directors Who Never Went to Film School

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It’s an exciting time to be a filmmaker. The Internet has extended the reach of budding directors, and the best technology is at our fingertips, inspiring people to carve their own path in the film world. Still, come September, many people wonder: “Should I go to film school?” Surprisingly, there are many famous directors who ditched the classroom and found their footing in Hollywood a different way. Here are ten filmmakers that took an alternative route to the big screen.
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Have We Learned Anything From Miranda July’s Celebrity Email Project Yet?

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It is now four weeks into Miranda July’s email art project We Think Alone, and therefore it seems time to report on how it’s going. If you haven’t heard of it before, the project will run for 20 weeks, so you too still have time to sign up for the weekly compendium of emails from the “sent” folders of ten people July has chosen. That the people she has chosen happen to be moderately famous – Kirsten Dunst and Lena Dunham are participating, as are Laura and Kate Mulleavy of Rodarte, and the writers Sheila Heti and Etgar Keret – is there to serve as additional enticement. 
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50 Great Works of Video Art That You Can Watch Online

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For anyone who is enamored with film or remains a devotee of performance, video art can be like a happy marriage between the two. The great works of video art that are available to watch online are like a never-ending museum that is always growing and never closes. This collection should serve as a compact introduction to video art for anyone who’s uninitiated or a handy compilation for anyone who loves the medium but has some trouble finding the good stuff online. …Read More