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Ryan Coogler, Black Panther, 2018, film stills. Courtesy: Marvel Studios

Have institutions facing calls to decolonize forgotten that ‘to curate’ originally meant ‘to care for’?

By Aruna D'Souza

Nathaniel Kahn’s new HBO film works on the assumption that money and power is all anyone in the art world is interested in

By Dan Fox

From Diamantino to The Grand Bizarre, the most intelligent films are also among the most joyous

By Nick Pinkerton

Showing at Istanbul’s Protocinema, the artist’s new film uses the ancient site of Çatalhöyük to investigate a community and its collapse

By Barbara Casavecchia

Nicholas Cage, the film’s mesmerizing star, crescendos and explodes, like he’s hamming for his life

By Dan Fox

A new film by Josh Appignanesi shot entirely on VHS, creates a portrait of novelist Chloe Aridjis and surrealist Leonora Carrington

By Jennifer Higgie

In further news: artist’s plan to rebuild Berlin Wall shut down; and did Caravaggio die of stab wounds or syphilis?

Representation is powerful – but what happens when a delightful, silly rom-com is asked to represent so many?

By Rowan Hisayo Buchanan

The fallacies of ‘community building’, online and IRL, in the work of Cécile B. Evans

By Cal Revely-Calder

A spate of new films propose a reckoning between punk artistry and documentary portraiture

By Michelle Orange

Since 1991 the feminist collective has played a key role in nurturing a space for queer activism and sexual and identity politics on film

By Ellen Mara De Wachter

The mysterious project, which has signed up Marina Abramović and Massive Attack, will create a ‘city within a city’