An acclaimed novelist, performance artist, and independent filmmaker, Miranda July is a genre of her own—quite literally—this week on Be Reel.
We’re searching for answers to this alienation human condition in the just-released “Kajillionaire” (2020), “Me and You and Everyone We Know” (2005), and “The Future” (2011). If you’d like to watch along, the latter two are currently streaming on Criterion Channel.
In each of July’s feature films, the writer-director introduces us to relationship bonds familiar but strange. Is modern life the symptom or merely the fashion of our isolation? Join us as unsuspecting strangers, outlandish taboos, and unshakeable family arrangements both create and bridge the gaps between the world’s loneliest people.
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