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Adam Egypt Mortimer on keeping Daniel real

Adam Egypt Mortimer on keeping Daniel real was first published by SciFiNow Magazine as a discursive essay with select quotes, but here is a much longer transcript of the original interview (conducted in 2019). APB: Who the hell is Adam Egypt Mortimer? What were you before all this movie stuff happened, and how did you…

Baba Yaga (1973)

After police disrupt an artists’ anti-colonialist ‘happening’, photographer Valentina (Isabelle de Funès) flees to a party where the subversive potential of comic strips and film is under discussion. And so Corrado Farina’s Baba Yaga, adapted from Guido Crepax’s comic strip Valentina, advertises a reflexive concern with art and politics long before its hallucinatory plot (involving witchcraft,…