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.
In Goat, Bucks Misbehave Goat (Andrew Neel, 2016) *** stars Based on Brad Land’s 2004 memoir of the same name, Goat tells a tale of college hazing run amok. We find ourselves at a nondescript university probably somewhere in the … Continue reading
THIS WEEK: INTERVIEW WITH CASTING DIRECTOR RON LEACH……. 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, … Continue reading
Reported by AMANDA & DAVID BRYANT PERKINS Learn of the huge growth that is occurring due to the co-operation between these two film-making giants. See who the upcoming players are in the 21st century, the producers, the directors, the finance … Continue reading
The Light Between Oceans (Derek Cianfrance, 2016) **1/2 OUT OF 4 STARS Shot by Australian cinematographer Adam Arkapaw (Macbeth), The Light Between Oceans is a visually sumptuous film, where the land and the sea (particularly the latter) are dramatis personae … Continue reading