In his second feature-length documentary Midnight Family, the American filmmaker of the young generation Luke Lorentzen takes us to the streets of Mexico City where the Ochoa family that operates an ambulance.
Examining filmmaking from the ground up, Mark Cousins covers 40 topics from technical aspects such as framing and editing to more abstract notions such as The Meaning of Life and Bodies.
Hard, Cracked the Wind reads the single line of poetry written on a clean white sheet of paper.
The Pageant follows the preparations for the 2016 edition of the Haifa-based beauty contest Miss Holocaust Survivor.
At first, there are not two bodies on the beach. There is just one, a body of a young woman (Laura Birn) in underwear, fishnet stockings and high heels wrapped up in nylon, suggesting that she is a femicide victim.
An emotionally raw depiction of working-class life in contemporary Scotland, Scheme Birds could easily have been just another depressingly drab slab of critic-friendly misery porn.
Infringing on people’s rights, making them unjust subjects – these are not only the tunes of modern-day immigration law, but they also wind their way repeatedly through the scriptures of the old testament.
The basic story might be a bit of a template, but Chavanel does his best to elevate it into something completely organic, insightful and shocking towards the end
In his debut, Johannes Magnus Aule turns Beethovens “Symphony N°9” into a wild drug-fuelled rave party, with an endless wave of arms swaying to its rythm.