Nathan Silver’s Stinking Heaven screens this weekend at Facets Cinémathèque. For additional ticketing information, click here.
Late into Nathan Silver’s Stinking Heaven, a character makes a snide remark regarding his desire to surround himself with people, women, who seek pleasure. It gives him pleasure to be around the pleasure-seeking. Set in a sober-living commune in the 90s, the characters that populate Stinking Heaven make no outright mention of depression or anhedonia, but they don’t have to: the litany of their suffering hangs over every character’s head, drifting over them in a noxious miasma that threatens to consume them all.Read More