The genius of Chantal Akerman’s magnum opus is its lengthy running time: without which the audience could not appreciate the slow descent of the protagonist. Anna Whealing reviews from Glasgow Film Festival.
Anouk DeClercq art films show us worlds where sound is forefront, and everything is in a constant state of movement and transformation.
ALONE AT MY WEDDING is a highly sympathetic film, the audience can easily put themselves in the lead character’s shoes. Anna Whealing reviews at Glasgow Film Festival.
COMPLICITY draws on the themes of Chikaura’s previous work but becomes a much richer tale of hope, shared cultural and human connection. Anna Whealing reviews at Glasgow Film Festival.
THE RIVER is a profoundly unsettling and uncomfortable experience, as unrelenting and unpredictable as the river upon which much of its metaphorical power is focused. Anna Whealing reviews at Glasgow Film Festival.
Anna Whealing reviews enlightening tales of hurt and hardship at Scottish Queer International Film Festival 2018.
Anna Whealing reviews a program of particular importance – a showcase of films by female filmmakers or featuring strong female leads – at FANS Youth Film Festival.
Havana Glasgow Film Festival’s short film program ‘Woman in Film’ revitalised Anna Whealing’s appreciation for film, women, Cuba, and the Spanish language.
Anna Whealing previews the ‘In The Dark’ program of the 2018 Edinburgh Short Film Festival, where “there is much to sink your metaphorical teeth into”.
FLIGHT OF A BULLET is raw and real but not in the manner war documentaries typically are. Anna Whealing reviews the Open City Documentary Festival award winner.