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The ballad of Genesis and Lady Jaye

Two legends are born
Genesis P-Orridge and Lady Jaye
Directed by Marie Losier

In the early 2000s, Genesis P-Orridge embarked on the latest major phase of an art career which is as erratic as they come. P-Orridge and his lover Lady Jaye undertook a “pandrogyny” project, in which they would eschew the bodies they were born with by going through a series of plastic surgeries with the goal of resembling each other as closely as possible. In effect, the aim was to meld their ... more >

Goodbye First Love

The eternally good narrative
Lola Creton and Sebastian Urzendowsky
Directed by Mia Hansen-Løve

It is scarcely conceivable that a teenager happening to watch Goodbye First Love, the third feature-length film by Mia Hansen-Løve, would recognize her or himself in the lead character of Camille (Lola Creton) or in her boyfriend Sullivan (Sebastian Urzendowsky). That is, unless said teenager was one of the precious few to have weathered the dicey plunge into adolescent romance without the ... more >