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
Deana McGuffin is a third generation boot maker living in New Mexico. Her boots are more art than footwear. The short documentary film BOOTWMN explains how Deana was approached by a San Franciscan artist with a commission to make a gay-themed cowboy boot, representing “the gay state.” We then join a team of cross generational … Continue reading BootWmn
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.
Despite strong beginnings, ripe themes and an excellent cast, the supernatural elements of THE LITTLE STRANGER are poorly executed, writes Alice Pullen.
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.
Understated and compelling, THE RIDER is an alluring and thought-provoking film. Murray Ferguson reviews.
THE GREEN LIE is an examination of corporate greenwashing with humorous self-reflective tone, writes Calam Pengilly at Take One Action Film Festival.