Jodie Mack Introduces Her Film "The Grand Bizarre"

Published on Apr 09, 2020

Jodie Mack Introduces Her Film "The Grand Bizarre"

Jodie Mack's The Grand Bizarre is exclusively playing on Mubi from April 9 - May 8, 2020 in Mubi's Undiscovered series.It is a great pleasure to share The Grand Bizarre with you on Mubi this month. This gesture signals a goodbye kiss to something on which I’ve spent a lot of time in the past seven years (both making it and representing it in Q+A). We had already scheduled this date before the pandemic. But, now that we are here, the film has an almost entirely new meaning for me. It’s always been about motion, spread, and mutation. But, of course, in recent weeks, the functionality of the textile has foregrounded itself as we fight over materials with which to clean up messes and examine fabrics for their density, absorbency, and filtration potential to make masks. In fact, I had to ask myself this morning, “Omg, is The Grand Bizarre about coronavirus?

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