Ruben Östlund is a Swedish film director whose films include Force Majeure and The Square, both of which won honors at the Cannes Film Festival.
The new film The Square , is a darkly funny satire that follows Christian, played by Danish actor Claes Bang.
Nov. 6, 2017from The Business
The new movie “The Square” is about a smug art museum curator in Sweden whose progressive ideals are tested by a Muslim child. We speak with the director.
Oct. 27, 2017from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
In the past few years there's been a very real invasion from Mexico--by remarkably gifted filmmakers.
Aug. 23from Film Reviews
When is the last time you saw a play with a cast of eight complex women? I see a lot of theater and I think my answer is right next to never ...but an all female cast isn’t the only…
Aug. 19from Opening the Curtain
When filmmaker Lulu Wang set out to write and direct a personal movie based on a real-life family saga, she had a clear vision for an American film, largely set in China, mostly in…
Aug. 2from The Business
This week, you can: experience 1976 Dogtown; explore multiple layers of Chinese material art; see how a Japanese artist-builder made the imaginary real; discuss Southern California…
Aug. 5from Design and Architecture
Examining Berlin’s impact as the world’s uncontested center of cool.
Aug. 19from The Fink + Forty Show
Museum Row on Wilshire Boulevard is in the midst of some big changes, with major projects at the Petersen, Academy Museum, LACMA, La Brea Tar Pits and Craft Contemporary.
Aug. 13from Design and Architecture
Julianne Moore joins us with her husband, writer-director Bart Freundlich, to talk about their careers and their new drama, ‘After the Wedding,’ the fourth film they’ve made together.
Aug. 16from The Business
A national museum celebrating Korean-American heritage is one step closer to reality, with new funding announced this week and new renderings from LA-based Morphosis Architects. The…
Aug. 8from Design and Architecture
Characters with DNA, blood and soul populate forty three stories and a novella by Peter Orner: Maggie Brown & Others .
Aug. 22from Bookworm