Episodic Cinema

Episodic Cinema

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Episodic Cinema
  • La Flor Episode 1

    Directed by Mariano Llinás | 226 mins | 2018
    An epic mosaic that serves as a paean to the pleasures of narrative, wrought in three parts, six episodes, and 14 ½ hours, Llinás’s La Flor is a simultaneously gargantuan and winningly humble shapeshifter film, with each of its sections—save for a prol...

  • La Flor Episode 2

    Directed by Mariano Llinás | 344 mins | 2018
    An epic mosaic that serves as a paean to the pleasures of narrative, wrought in three parts, six episodes, and 14 ½ hours, Llinás’s La Flor is a simultaneously gargantuan and winningly humble shapeshifter film, with each of its sections—save for a prol...

  • La Flor Episode 3

    Directed by Mariano Llinás | 323 mins | 2018
    An epic mosaic that serves as a paean to the pleasures of narrative, wrought in three parts, six episodes, and 14 ½ hours, Llinás’s La Flor is a simultaneously gargantuan and winningly humble shapeshifter film, with each of its sections—save for a prol...

  • Minamata Mandala Pt. I

    Directed by Kazuo Hara | 119 mins | 2020
    An epic group portrait of the elderly victims of Minamata disease who have spent nearly 60 years in Japanese courts fighting for recognition and compensation for their suffering from methyl mercury poisoning caused by corporate chemical dumping around thei...

  • Minamata Mandala Pt. II

    Directed by Kazuo Hara | 138 mins | 2020
    An epic group portrait of the elderly victims of Minamata disease who have spent nearly 60 years in Japanese courts fighting for recognition and compensation for their suffering from methyl mercury poisoning caused by corporate chemical dumping around thei...

  • Minamata Mandala Pt. III

    Directed by Kazuo Hara | 115 mins | 2020
    An epic group portrait of the elderly victims of Minamata disease who have spent nearly 60 years in Japanese courts fighting for recognition and compensation for their suffering from methyl mercury poisoning caused by corporate chemical dumping around thei...

  • General Report

    Directed by Pere Portabella | 240 mins | 1976
    Shot in the exhilarating months after the death of Spain’s long-reigning right-wing dictator Francisco Franco, Portabella’s epic General Report applies fiction filmmaking techniques to a documentary subject, depicting the effort of advocates of democr...

  • General Report II: The New Abduction Of Europe

    Directed by Pere Portabella | 126 mins | 2016
    Forty years after issuing his first General Report—and after the death of dictator Francisco Franco—Portabella took a close look at Spain after four decades of democracy, his consultations with politicians, activists, and other experts revealing a con...