Author Archives: Steve Rickinson

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Berlinale 2017 Profile: Katja Gauriloff (Kaisa’s Enchanted Forest)

Berlinale 2017 Profile: Katja Gauriloff (Kaisa’s Enchanted Forest)

In 1935, Swiss writer Robert Crottet, suffering from tuberculosis, began having vivid and powerful dreams of bright-eyed creatures that called to him from the enchanted northern forests of Finland. He is welcomed by the Skolt Sámi – and is mesmerized by the richness of their oral traditions, especially the unique storytelling gift of the lively

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Tribeca 2017 To World Premiere Clive Davis Documentary At Radio City

Documentary Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives is set to open the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival. Based on Davis’ 2013 bestselling autobiography, the film chronicles the historic influence of “The Man with the Golden Ears,” in a compelling and riveting journey. The film examines how Davis rocketed to the top of the bare-knuckles music industry, repeatedly

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Slamdance 2017 Interview: Jamie Greenberg (Future ‘38)

Transported to the year 2018 AD, an American agent finds a strange world of silvery sky~scrapers and connected computers. Movies can be the sweetest escape, and Future ’38 delights wholeheartedly in their conventions, knowingly playing with language, colors, costumes and plot points, all in service of a joyful, time twisty take on a hero’s journey.

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Full SXSW 2017 Feature Film Lineup Unveiled

Running March 10-19, 2017, SXSW Film Festival will screen some 125 feature films will screen. Of these films, there will be 84 World Premieres, 11 North American Premieres, and 6 US Premieres, while the always admirable First-time filmmakers rate stands at 51 films. Of the full lineup, which you can find at the link below, a select  highlights include Baby

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CPH:DOX Announces ‘Last Men In Aleppo’ 2017 Opening Night Film

Having just received the Grand Jury Documentary Prize at Sundance last week, ‘Last Men in Aleppo’ will now open the 2017 CPH:DOX Documentary Festival. The 15 March screening marks the European Premiere of the acclaimed documentary, as CPH:DOX brings its 14th lineup across Denmark. The date also marks exactly 6 years since the Syrian revolution started,

Pedro Almodóvar Announced As 70th Festival de Cannes Jury President

Celebrating its 70th edition in May, the Festival de Cannes has announced world class, Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar will serve as president of its 2017 jury. Five of his films – All About My Mother, Volver, Broken Embraces, The Skin I Live In, and Julieta – have all featured in competition at the festival, while, Bad

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