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2016 IDFA Interview: Peter Entell (Director- Like Dew in the Sun)

2016 IDFA Interview: Peter Entell (Director- Like Dew in the Sun)

All people are the same. The same sun shines over all of us. But people always want something more. – Raisa, a Ukrainian old lady Injustice, anger, hate, protest, war, destruction, death –the never-ending circle of the human race, the one that has been dictating our lives and societies for thousands of years. There is

2016 IDFA Interview: Mette Carla Albrechtsen & Lea Glob (Venus)

  “I blame capitalism”- Mette Carla Albrechtsen And now that I have the attention of both males and females, let’s talk about sexuality. We are trying to retrieve ourselves, our identities, while we are bombarded by brand new information daily- if not hourly. The number of genders is out of hand, and so are the

2016 IDFA Interview: Guido Hendrikx (Director- Stranger In Paradise)

You are not welcome. We don’t want you here. These are, probably, the two sentences that have caused the biggest discomfort during this year’s IDFA. Not because they were addressed to us, the audience, but because they reflect the harsh reality we are all trying to hide under the carpet; we all know at least one

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2016 IDFA Interview: Coco Schrijber (How To Meet A Mermaid)

In ‘How to Meet a Mermaid’, the sea becomes a haven for mankind, locked in its struggle with its ‘indifferent universe’. Lex, Rebecca, and Miguel each have their own reasons to lay their lives in the hands of the capricious waters. The question remains, however, whether they will find what they so anxiously seek underneath

IDFA 2016 Review: Siberian Love

Feminism? What’s that? Director Olga Delane migrated from a Siberian village to Berlin with her family when she was 16. Twenty years later, she decides to go back to her roots, looking for something she could not find: love. Her relatives find it strange that she is still childless, laughing every time the German capital is

2016 IDFA Interview: Susanne Regina Meures (Raving Iran)

In the midst of the 2016 International Documentary Festival Amsterdam (IDFA), where some 500 films find their way to eyes and sales across Europe, Susanne Regina Meures “Raving Iran” is enjoying a particulalry fond response. Currently ranked as one of the festival’s audience favorites, “Raving Iran” tells the story of Anoosh and Arash, two Tehran-based

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