Chasing Miranda July in ‘L.A. Tea Time’

Sophie Bédard Marcotte, the Quebecois filmmaker, has made both documentary and narrative films. But her interests lie more in blending the two. Her new film L.A. Tea Time, which had its Dutch premiere at IDFA 2019 (International Documentary Film Festival, Amsterdam), is a playful travelogue about the author’s own search for meaning. In it, the director and her cinematographer get in a car and go to Los Angeles in search of a meeting with her inspiration, artist and filmmaker Miranda July. L.A....

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