Possessing an impressive young cast and some genuinely surprising twists, TO DREAM is a tightly plotted and emotionally charged debut. Joseph McLauchlan reviews.
L’ANIMALE is a sincere, unflinching tale of a young woman grappling with her identity, writes Joe McLauchlan.
Gwendolyn Leick is many things: a writer, an anthropologist and a mother. A woman in her mid-sixties who moved to the UK forty years ago, lured here by the British Museum and cosmopolitan way of life. A cancer patient who, at the age of 52, took up weightlifting, and has since become a European and … Continue reading Gwendolyn
Grace Winter’s directorial debut, THE MARQUIS DE WAVRIN: FROM THE MANOR TO JUNGLE, follows the story of Marquis Robert de Wavrin, the aristocratic explorer who spent his life documenting indigenous South American tribes, many of which are now tragically extinct. Student writer Joseph McLauchlan spoke with Grace to find out more. Joseph McLauchlan: This is … Continue reading Interview With Grace Winter
Directors Grace Winter and Luc Plantier’s first feature length documentary, THE MARQUIS DE WAVRIN: FROM THE MANOR TO THE JUNGLE, is an atmospheric leap into the life of Marquis Robert de Wavrin, the first white man to encounter the infamous “head-shrinking” Shuar Indians. Despite occasional pacing issues and a tendency to veer on the side … Continue reading The Marquis De Wavrin: From The Manor To The Jungle
We spoke to Dr Erik Jensen about his reunion with the Iban tribe in the remote state of Sarawak, captured in the documentary ERIK AND THE IBAN.
THE WALDHEIM WALTZ feels fresh and urgent all the way until the credits roll, writes Joseph McLauchlan at Cambridge Film Festival