In this thought-provoking documentary, journals of the Finnish Linguist, G. J Ramstedt, are narrated following his travels to Mongolia, Japan and China starting in 1898 as a 25-year-old linguistics researcher. Ramstedt firstly journeys to Mongolia to study the languages, including their relation to the Finnish language. He’s accompanied by his family as he embarks on … Continue reading Eastern Memories
Supported by the strength of the cinematography and sound design, MARSHLAND is is an engaging look into the psyche of Spain during its period setting. Amber Heath review at Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival.
HANDIA is a technically accomplished and engrossing tale of two brothers in the 19th-century Basque country. Jim Ross reviews at Edinburgh Spanish Film Festival.
TIME FOR ILHAN is a call to action, writes Serena Scateni at Take One Action Festival. Director Norah Shapiro gathers a diverse array of voices to give the audience behind-the-scenes insight on local politics.
SILVANA is a greatly inspirational biopic, following Silvana Imam’s rapid rise to musical fame, that should reach wider audiences. Serena Scateni reviews at Take One Action Festival.
NAILA AND THE UPRISING is a powerful end to an inspiring Take One Action film festival program, writes Calam Pengilly.
THE GREEN LIE is an examination of corporate greenwashing with humorous self-reflective tone, writes Calam Pengilly at Take One Action Film Festival.
Women Over 50 Film Festival celebrates the work of older women on both sides of the camera. They look to older women to drive our stories – as film-makers and performers – and are one of only two film festivals worldwide that are specifically geared towards older women. Rosy Hunt spoke to festival director Nuala … Continue reading Women Over Fifty Film Festival
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.
THOSE WHO COME, WILL HEAR is a suggestion of director Simon Plouffe’s full potential, despite not always connecting with the cultures it depicts, writes Luka Vukos at Open City Documentary Festival.