CINEMA & GEOPOLITICS

Dead Souls

DEAD SOULS – On-screen preservation

What’s to be done with an almost impossible-to-distribute masterpiece like Wang Bing‘s eight-hour DEAD SOULS? Should it be considered a rara avis of the big screen and keep its public limited or should it become part of the already prominent arthouse scene of the VOD platforms? While the fact that Icarus Films and Grasshopper Film…

A Land Imagined

A LAND IMAGINED – Dreaming of Singapore

After Yeo Siew Hua and his A LAND IMAGINED won Golden Leopard at 71st Locarno Film Festival, Singapore cinema finally awaited some international recognition. It was followed by a success back home, when it was awarded a Best Asian Feature Film award at Singapore’s SIFF. It not only gave Yeo some well deserved credit, but…

Midnight Traveler

MIDNIGHT TRAVELER – A portrait of a family of asylum seekers from Afghanistan

MIDNIGHT TRAVELER di Hassan Fazili premiered in World Cinema Documentary Competition of the Sundance Film Festival, and also screened at Panorama section of the Berlinale where it got the Ecumenical Jury Award. Shot on three mobile phones, it offers an insight into the personal story of Afghan filmmaker Hassan Fazili and his family, who were…

After The Revolution

AFTER THE REVOLUTION – VHiStory in Romania

The Romanian Revolution from December 1989 is mostly discussed as the very end of the Warsaw Pact communist block, and also as the only violent Eastern anti-Communist revolution from 1989. The fact that all the eyes were set on the Romanian political unrest and The Fall of the Berlin Wall (and, lately, The Gulf War)…

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FESTIVALS

Visions du Réel

VISIONS DU RÉEL 2019

Kick off for the 50th edition of Visions du Réel, from 5-13 April, one of the most important…

Middle East Now

MIDDLE EAST NOW 2019

Middle East Now, a unique event to dip into cinema, art and culture of the Middle East region.…

Fescaaal 2019

AFRICAN, ASIAN AND LATIN AMERICAN FILM FESTIVAL 2019

29th edition of the African, Asian and Latin American Film Festival (FESCAAAL) in Milan, the only festival in…

CPH DOX 2019

CPH:DOX 2019

From March 20- 31 an ambitious programme of 200 films and documentaries from around the world centered on…

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