While encouraging for the industry and overwhelmingly good as far as concerns the contemporary spate of news, it also makes me wonder why I haven’t – and might not for a while yet – visit a cinema.
Uppsala International Short Film Festival
Lori Felker does an extremely courageous thing to make a documentary about her own trauma.
Clubbing, after-partying and jealousy issues stand in the centre of Naila Guiguet’s short film Dustin that is already becoming a staple diet of many major film festivals.
Beautifully lensed by the Ishimwe Karemangingo Ibrahim and swiftly edited by Tuyizere Nkinzingabo Jean Pierre, with the traditionally-flavoured production design by Birara Myriam, Fish Bowl is a beautiful film, while also being an emotional experience for its gentle portrait of silent grief.
Discrimination of various types is the common topic for the third batch of films in the national competition at Uppsala International Film Festival.
Ingrid has been in an out of mental wards recently and she does not buy a thing, she participates in half-hearted or ironic way, often making fun of the therapist, August and the rest of the participants.
Ullgren, working on his own script, does the right thing to keep the screen split until the end and the anti-climactic epilogue of the situation, using a simple, yet elegant-looking device in order to play with the viewers’ perspective.
The unnamed boy (Emilian Bech-Aronsen, perfectly fitting the role) is bored stiff on a family gathering where nobody pays any attention to him. So he goes looking for trouble…
Buckle up for a devastating short documentary by Gabrielle Stemmer called Clean With Me (After Dark) that is currently playing at Uppsala International Short Film Festival ironically or not in the slot titled Free Time.