Tag: Debra Winger

Miranda July

The art and the artiste in Miranda July

If you ask somebody familiar with Miranda July as to what they think of her; they are going to fall into two camps – that she is brilliant or that she is…

Kajillionaire Script

Download the Script of Kajillionaire

When it premiered back in Sundance 2020, Miranda July’s much-awaited return to filmmaking was lauded with laughter and tears of joy. The reason being its peculiar way to win your heart. Cinephiles…

Sometimes in April [2005]: A Hard-Hitting Docudrama

Haitian film-maker Raoul Peck’s TV movie “Sometimes in April” (2005) opens on April 7th, the day of remembrance of the victims of the Rwandan Genocide (800,000 people were killed in 1994). A girl in a Kigali school asks her teacher Augustin Muganza about what could have been to stop the killings. Augustin answers with a set of ‘Maybe’, and eventually says the truth “I don’t know what could have been done”. It’s that uncertainty which haunts all of us humans trying to understand an act of genocide. “Sometimes in April” doesn’t treat its perpetrators as ‘monsters’, who have shed their human skin to maul innocent civilians.