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.
SPOTLIGHT of the G.I. FILM FESTIVAL’S PITCHFEST winner Major Ret. FRANCES A. CHEEVER ……..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 … Continue reading
This idyllic yet emotionally powerful international co-production between Sweden, Denmark, and Norway, follows the drama of a Lappish woman who gladly left her nomadic family behind, neglecting her origins in favor of the more intellectual and cosmopolitan life she envisioned … Continue reading
My Cousin Rachel (Roger Michell, 2017) 2½ stars out of 4. As a big fan of writer Daphne du Maurier, I find it odd that I often find gothic screen romances less than compelling, since that is one of the … 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