Unconformity

Unconformity (2022)

Writer/director Jonathan DiMaio’s feature debut Unconformity opens with a dizzying montage: colourful crystalline structures rotating under a young woman’s microscope and looking in their iridescent beauty like a stained-glass window; the same woman skilfully scaling a similarly colourful climbing wall; and the woman in goggles as she saws through a stone sample. Beyond their mere…

Footnote

Footnote (2011)

Footnote first published by EyeforFilm Joseph Cedar’s previous feature Beaufort (2007) used the true story of an Israel Defence Forces-occupied fortress in Lebanon to allegorise the bunker mentality of the beleaguered Israeli state – and this follow-up both expands and domesticates that film’s themes. As in Beaufort, a fortress will play a pivotal role in the plot…