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.
PREVIEW: The G.I. FILM FESTIVAL 2017 ……..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
Graduation (“Bacalaureat“) (Cristian Mungiu, 2016) 4 out of 4 stars. The new film from Romanian director Cristian Mungiu (4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days) begins with a bang. Well, a crash, anyway, as a rock shatters the glass of … Continue reading
Their Finest (Lone Scherfig, 2017) 4 out of 4 stars. The worst thing about Their Finest is its generic title, which offers no indication of the magical whimsy within. Otherwise, it is a charming, bittersweet cinematic confection that tells the … Continue reading