Samir Karahoda’s short ‘Displaced’ ia a blend of absurdist comedy, societal tragedy and documentary-quality anecdotes about the fortunes of a ping-pong club from Prizren, Kosovo and the struggle of the two men to keep it going.
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While we’re given narrative hints of what’s going on, there’s a deliberate lack of cohesion. With no dialogue, we’re given snippets of incidents.
‘Absence’ is a type of film that will click with the audience regardless of their geographical background.
Every kid’s worst nightmare is having their secrets exposed live on social networks in cheerful mockery…
The film never seems a paean to organised religion, more of an exploration as to why humans need something to grasp on to in a world which seems increasingly chaotic
Marija Apchevksa’s drama ‘North Pole’ is a film that brings out the memories of the coming-of-age hell.
In Natal, on the Brazilian coast, the country’s first manned space rocket is preparing to launch.
An affecting and remarkable piece of work, ‘Orthodontics’ both works as a dark evocation of teenage confusion and fear as well showcasing an outstanding voice in contemporary Iranian cinema.
The interview the titular character is preparing for is so important that he can focus only on that, like an actor trying to improvize and then to memorize the text