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Undercurrent, a magazine of and on film criticism, is a bimonthly publication of FIPRESCI.


Editor: Chris Fujiwara
Contributing Editor: Adrian Martin


Undercurrent invites critical essays, film, DVD, and book reviews, and articles on the practice, theory, and history of film criticism. Contributions are welcomed from both non-members and members of FIPRESCI. Please send your suggestions to csfujiwara [at] gmail [dot] com.

John Ford

In this issue:
#5 (5.2009)

Special Section: John Ford
Eighteen writers, eighteen Ford films.

For the Love of Movies: An Interview with Gerald Peary
Film critic Gerald Peary talks about his new film, a feature-length documentary about the heroic past, troubled present, and uncertain future of American film criticism.

Scattered Shadowgraph in Counter-Glows of Marvel
Dana Linssen rhapsodizes on Jem Cohen's new "musical-documentary hallucination" Evening's Civil Twilight in Empires of Tin.

Springtime in Jeonju
Chris Fujiwara staggers home from the tenth edition of the Korean film festival and reports on the international competition, the Korean competition, this year's Jeonju Digital Project shorts, and retrospectives on Sri Lankan cinema and Pere Portabella.

Film History's Gold Mine: Edition Filmmuseum
Klaus Eder explores the treasures of Europe's film archives and finds them not overpriced at 20 Euros a DVD.

Richard Corliss rediscovers a 1970 film that he calls "the Birth of a Nation of porn."

Book review: Frankly My Dear: Gone with the Wind Revisited (Molly Haskell) reviewed by Eleanor Ringel Cater.





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issue #5 (5.2009)

bullet. John Ford
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bullet. Jem Cohen
bullet. Jeonju
bullet. Edition Filmmuseum
bullet. Mona
bullet. Frankly My Dear