This month saw Aesthetica magazine’s first short film festival take place in some of York’s historic venues. Steve Williams reviews NOAH’S ARK and WELCOME TO ROMFORD, two of his favourite films from the programme.
This month saw Aesthetica magazine’s first short film festival take place in some of York’s historic venues. Steve Williams reviews one of his favourite films from the arts, experimental and documentary categories.
This 2006 film by Radu Muntean focuses on the night of between the 22nd and the 23rd of December 1989, when in Bucharest the Revolution was in full swing. Steve Williams reviews.
Opportunity and opportunism form the central themes in Christi Puiu’s tense, simple Romanian road movie. Ovidiu (Alexandra Papadopol) plays the young man who undergoes the transformative odyssey, delivering some “medical supplies” for a local gangster in his home town, to an address in Bucharest.
Romanian master Lucian Pintilie constructs a “Theatre of the Absurd” darker and more acerbic than any from Eugene Ionesco’s imagination.