Kids on The Moon is about the youth on the margins of society trying to find meaning with life through unusual practices.
“How about a short chat about life?”, the director asks one of the passers-by beneath his balcony.
In his graduation short from the Baltic Film, Media and Arts School in Tallinn ‘Days Without’, Ívar Erik Yeoman tackles a heavy-weight topic: depression and its consequences, showing genuine understanding for the working class milieu his drama is set up in.
The cast lead by Denis Lavant who radiates the mysterious weirdness and inner pain like in so many roles throughout his career is brilliant, so is Van Dyck’s control of his actors
‘Signs of War’ is based on Crom’s photo- and video-material he obtained as the conflict photographer reporting from Ukraine.
The main question with Interpretation of Reality – Georg Stefan Troller is whether a subject, even as impressive as Troller, and an abundance of the top-notch archival material is enough to guarantee for a good portrait documentary.
‘The Best Days’ is a film about coming to terms with approaching that time in life when one should make a decision about letting it go, dropping everything one holds dear
Nataša Urban opens her film with a grainy, boxy black and white shot of an eclipse, and a narration from a letter she has probably written to herself stating the ambition to explore and potentially explain the downfall of Yugoslavia and the events of the 90s marked by a series of wars in the former Yugoslav republics, from her personal and her family’s and friends’ point of view.
Wes Andersson would be impressed with Nikulás Tuma’s attempt at symmetrical framing in this dialogue-free comedy experiment