Since its 1922 release, NOSFERATU has been subject to as much mythology and folklore as the original vampire legend itself.
According to that other arch-provocateur, Werner Herzog, the films of Ulrich Seidl provide audiences ‘ein Blick in die Hoelle’ – a glimpse into hell.
MY DOG KILLER is not a film about right-wing extremism in Eastern Europe, rather it is about the consequences of neglect on humanity, writes Steve Williams.
Steve Williams reviews Toomas Hussar’s directorial debut MUSHROOMING, a satire on the conflict between social decency and people’s true and hidden natures.
THE COLOR OF THE CHAMELEON revisits communist Bulgaria and its secret police for a highly- stylised, absurdist dark commentary. Steve Williams reviews at the Edinburgh Film Festival.
Cristian Mungiu’s BEYOND THE HILLS looks at the moral ambiguity behind a real life event: a misguided exorcism that took place in an Orthodox community in Romania in 2005. Steve Williams reviews.
Ulrich Seidl’s IMPORT/EXPORT takes his ‘indiscreet gaze’ and applies it to the unseen forces governing the fates of economic migrants in Europe. Steve Williams reviews.
Hannah Clarkson and Steve Williams offer opposing views on Rosi’s ILLUSTRIOUS CORPSES. Is the truth always revolutionary? There’s only one way to find out! Read on, and then let us know what you think.
CFF 2012’s Short Fusion strand gives audiences the chance to see fresh ideas and new talent. Take One spoke to Alexander Tuschinski whose film Hollow Date screened this week.
ANOTHER DIMENSION compares the lives of a superstitious old fisherwoman and a business orientated Christian pop band. We spoke to producer Mari Kallas about Estonian cinema.