Immersive arts are for the modern brain, the experience junkie, the adventure seeker. They’re for the screen-enslaved culture that is virtually all of us at this point. Whether you’re talking exhibitions, theater productions or film screenings, all-out immersion is fast becoming the norm. Increasingly common, pushing the envelope experientially is how producers, writers, museums and artists are competing for audiences and publicity.
Wow! Twelve projects from women filmmakers at this year’s Cannes International Film Festival! Is the glitziest cinematic show on Earth finally bidding adieu to the ‘50s (Miss Dubois, please fetch the director his café au lait), saying a warm and welcoming enchanté to gender equality (without the wink and pat on the bottom), and giving women filmmakers their due?
How do you say “if only” in French?