Max Zeh finds out: On how many mediums can one produce a film?
One of the joys about attending a film festival is the act of discovery. Short films open a door to a wide range of talents otherwise ignored by mainstream audiences.
Jamie Brittain asks: Is it really true that no film has ever surpassed or even matched the quality of CITIZEN KANE?
A look at abandonment, rejection and abuse, Cartography of Loneliness doesn’t shy away from the harsh realities of being a widow in the third world.
Max Zeh reviews this 3D documentary about toads.
Chris Stefanowicz looks at the story of Jean-Marc Calvet, the painter whose travels have taken him through the French foreign legion, the police force and private security for an American Mafioso.
Max Zeh reviews a compilation of five short films that deal with this delicate subject in very different, but boldly honest ways.
Evoking such introspective ensemble pieces as Woody Allen’s theatre-influenced September and, to some extent, the Danish family cacophony that was Festen, Jon Sanders’ latest film focuses on the intricate relationships and emotions shared amongst a group of people over the space of twenty-four hours.
Carlos Iglesias’ film explores the phenomena of ‘war children’, the many thousands of refugees evacuated from Spain in 1937 to countries such as the USSR, where the film unfolds.
INTIMATE GRAMMAR is a wonderful portrait of adolescence in extremis; of how a sensitive soul is stifled in an increasingly virile world.