Tag Archives: 2020s

Goran Stolevski – You Won’t Be Alone (2022)

In an isolated mountain village in 19th century Macedonia, a young girl is kidnapped and then transformed into a witch by an ancient spirit. Read More »

Thiago M. Abrahão – Sete Dias AKA Seven Days (2021)

For seven days, at exactly 1 pm, someone watches the mountain ahead.

This is the first of Time Series, which according the dirtector, “portray, through photography in movement and the spectator’s solitude, the passage of time, apparently slow, but which reveals fast when we open our eyes and look back every year, month, day, hour, minute and second.” Read More »

Elisabeth Subrin – Maria Schneider, 1983 (2022)

In 1983, Maria Schneider gives an interview for the TV show Cinéma Cinémas. The conversation takes an unexpected turn when she challenges film industry practices and is asked to talk about the controversial film Last Tango in Paris (1972). Read More »

Maureen Fazendeiro & Miguel Gomes – Diários de Otsoga AKA The Tsugua Diaries (2021) (HD)

In sun-soaked Portugal, Crista, Carloto, and João live in rural peace during the COVID lockdown. They pass their time in a spacious farmhouse where the dog days of summer are filled with dancing, chores, disturbed sleep patterns, flirtations, and building a backyard butterfly house. Read More »

Evi Kalogiropoulou – Ston throno tou Xerxi AKA On Xerxes’ Throne (2022)

A ban on physical contact in a dystopian workplace has turned interaction into otherworldly simulations. The suppression of touch transformed the boatyard into charged landscape of alienation and sensuality beyond heteronormative desires. Read More »

Radu Jude – Potemkinistii (2022)

In 1905, the sailors on the battleship Potemkin are given political asylum in Romania – an act of defiance against Russia. In 2021, a sculptor (Alexandru Dabija) wants to create an artwork inspired by the event. A comedy about art, history, memory and cinema, which film critic Andrei Gorzo describes as “a cross between a Caragiale sketch and a Mark Rappaport video essay”. Read More »

Jessica Sarah Rinland – Sol de Campinas (2021)

Archaeologists have been excavating a ring of mounds surrounding a central plaza within a territory currently known as the State of Acre, Brazil. They transition from field to laboratory, interpreting how the land was constructed, what patterns were employed in settlement land use, and the composition of the anthropogenic earth that remains. Read More »