BEATS is a terrific watch and the emotional connection created with the audience, soundtrack, cinematography and performances makes the future of Scottish film look bright. Sammy Andie Bennett reviews the closing film of Glasgow Film Festival.
Boundaoui has created a new kind of documentary: a documentary for a community, created by the community.
ARE YOU PROUD? includes poignant interviews with key figures, archival footage, photography and key facts in detailing the Pride movement. Sammy Andie Bennett reviews at Glasgow Film Festival 2019.
GIRLS OF THE SUN is impeccably shot and the actresses cannot be faulted, but it has a mission to tell an important story and often falls victim to the allure of classic mainstream cinema. Sammy Andie Bennett reviews at Glasgow Film Festival.
Ayşe Toprak’s documentary allows the subjects to be the focus of the film and the audience are enamoured by these men and their bravery.
Two short films making up the SCOTCH PORN program at SQIFF 2018 should prove a source of heated discussion, writes Sammy Andie Bennett.
Linn de Quebrada showing you ‘the new Eve’ should prove a highlight of SQIFF 2018. Sammy Andie Bennett reviews.
Cinema becomes exciting when it breaks the mould and challenges the status quo of the mainstream. PULSE is one such film. Sammy Andie Bennett reviews at SQIFF 2018.
TRAINSPOTTING: a film about poverty, choices & identity. Societies allowing Begbie to exist are more brutal & manic than he is, writes Sammy Andie Bennett.