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On The Radar: Berlinale 2017

On The Radar: Berlinale 2017

Who said global warming is a myth? Not us. Neither did the Berlin International Film Festival 2017, which is welcoming the cutest polar bear on its poster…or terrifying polar bear. We haven’t decided yet. One of the most atmospheric cities on the continent is about to welcome the 67th edition of its renowned film festival (09/02-18/02). This

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

Review: Women Who Kill

Ingrid Jungermann’s debut feature ‘Women Who Kill’ is a suspenseful yarn about a commitment-phobic lesbian who might be dating a serial killer. But the film, which won Best Screenplay at this year’s Tribeca, also offers a savvy satire of Park Slope lesbian culture and a salient critique of fear of intimacy in the 21st century.

TFF 2016 Review: After Spring

The worldwide refugee crisis has displaced a record 60 million people from their homes — the most since the end of World War II. Syria’s civil war alone is the worst humanitarian crisis of our time. Half the country’s pre-war population — more than 11 million people — have been killed or forced to flee

Lost Soul es el documental sobre “La Isla del Dr. Moreau”, la película que Richard Stanley nunca pudo terminar

El documental Lost Soul se presentó en el Festival de Cine Fantástico de Sitges 2015. Cuando en 1994 Richard Stanley se decidió a llevar al cine el libro de H.G. Wells La Isla del Dr. Moreau, no tenía ni idea de que allí empezaba la que para muchos de los que trabajaron en la película

Turbo Kid, la gran locura del Festival de Sitges 2015

La película aporta romanticismo y vísceras al mismo tiempo, y se ha convertido en uno de los grandes éxitos de la edición de este año. Cuando uno escucha hablar a los tres directores de Turbo Kid, Anouk Whissell, François Simard y Yoann-Karl Whissell, se da cuenta de que la película no lo dejará indiferente. Igual