From the Editor
Thinking Back, Thinking Ahead
B. Ruby Rich

Features
Action is a Most Dangerous Thing: Interview with Agnieszka Holland
Megan Ratner

The New Gestural Cinema: Yang Fudong and the Gallery Film
Chris Berry

Displaced Persons: IDA‘s Window on Vanished Lives
Megan Ratner

For/From the Archive
“A Handshake or a Kiss”: The Legacy of George Stoney (1916–2012)
Brian Winston

Columns
The Vulnerable Spectator: Theater Comforts
Amelie Hastie

Screenings: Letter from Madrid
Paul Julian Smith

Guest Column: Wine and Film in the New Dark Ages
Jonathan Nossiter

Festival Reports
States of Introspection: A Report on The 43rd International Film Festival Rotterdam
Genevieve Yue

Stasis and Flux: The 64th Berlin International Film Festival
Dolissa Medina

Delineating the Nonfiction Film: The True/False Film Festival
Ela Bittencourt

Now: Florence’s Middle East Now Festival
Joan Dupont

Book Reviews
David Sterritt
Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War by Mark Harris

Ger Zielinski
The Film Festival Reader Edited by Diana Iordanova Coming Soon to a Festival Near You: Programming Film Festivals Edited by Jeffrey Ruoff

Swagato Chakravorty
Elegy for Theory by D. N. Rodowick

Jasmin Krakenberg
The Berlin School: Films from the Berliner Schule Edited by Rajendra Roy and Anke Leweke Berlin School Glossary: An ABC of the New Wave in German Cinema Edited by Roger F. Cook, Lutz Koepnick, Kristin Kopp and Brad Prager The Counter-Cinema of the Berlin School by Marco Abel

Sam Ishii-Gonzales
Jean-Luc Godard, Cinema Historian by Michael Witt

J.E. Smyth
Continental Strangers: German Exile Cinema, 1933-1951 by Gerd Gemünden Hollywood Exiles in Europe: The Blacklist and Cold War Film Culture by Rebecca Prime