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The Memory of a Century: Lav Diaz’s “The Halt” - Kinoscope
Lav Diaz preceded the premiere of his new film The Halt in the Directors’ Fortnight sidebar of Cannes 2019 with a short note. In it, he lamented a tendency in contemporary art cinema to wallow in despair, rather than to look to the potential of a restorative future. This, he argued, is the social function …