Interlinking stories are not the easiest thing to pull off in the short film format because the characters and the events usually need a bit more time to develop in order to paint the picture in which coincidences, causes and effects are blended.
Motovun Film Festival
Stylistically and technically, The Truffle Hunters is mostly a tasteful and well-polished film, with some exceptional camerawork …
Public transportation is the place where different demographic groups come into a short, but close contact with one another
Hosseini tries and succeeds to penetrate deep into the consequences of one of the bloodiest conflicts of the 20th century that are still colouring the lives of the people on the both sides of the border.
Montenegro is often portrayed as a patriarchal, macho society where being gay is regarded as an embarrassment for himself and his family, but Vojvodić and his co-writer Maja Todorović are taking a step further to expose the gerantocracy and the oppression that the elders impose on the younger generations as the core of the problem.
Joyful and light-hearted, Summer Fasting is a perfect summer short film. The tempo is vivid, but it never feels forced, while Ziane takes an occasional breather to let the audience reflect about the things in the front (the friendship expressed through solidarity and fooling around together) and in the background (how it feels to be coming from the working class, or Muslim background, or both, in contemporary France)