The first IDFA Worldview Award was presented to THE DEVIL’S LAIR (South Africa) by Riaan Hendricks and Neil Brandt and LOGS OF WAR (Kenya) by Anjali Nayar and Hawa Essuman at the Durban FilmMart, the co-production market of the Durban International Film Festival in South Africa. The IDFA Worldview Award is a collaboration between IDFA, the IDFA Fund and CBA Worldview from the UK, and is presented to the two most promising documentary projects presented at the Doc Circle Pitch in Durban. The Doc Circle Pitch was organized in Durban for the first time last year, aimed at stimulating the documentary industry in Africa.
REPORT ON THE SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST……..One Millennial. One Baby Boomer. Two totally different perspectives. Perspectives that cross not only generations – but styles, tastes, passions, interests, and impressions. The duo offers you impressions of not just films, but of the film … Continue reading
Wilson (Craig Johnson, 2017) 2 out of 4 stars From Craig Johnson, director of the delightfully offbeat, tragicomic The Skeleton Twins, in 2014, comes Wilson, still offbeat and tragicomic, though far less delightfully so. Based on a series of comics … Continue reading
Asghar Farhadi, an Iranian writer-director with a knack for profound dramas (“About Elly”, “A Separation”, “The Past”), returns with “The Salesman”, another heartfelt story branded with uncomfortable dualities. The nature of this tale, set and shot in Tehran, will make … Continue reading