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The revolution introduced me to art, and art, in its own turn, brought me to the revolution.

Sergei Eisenstein

Noura’s Dream
K2_PUBLISHED_ON Monday, 07 October 2019 14:26

Noura’s Dream

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Rita Di Santo reviews Noura's Dream After screening at the Toronto Film Festival, French-Tunisian filmmaker Hinde Boudjemaa’s Noura’s Dream had its Middle East premiere at the El Gouna Film Festival in Egypt. The film tells the story of a working-class Tunisian woman who has an affair while her husband is…
The film itself is Bait
K2_PUBLISHED_ON Tuesday, 10 September 2019 18:09

The film itself is Bait

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Class conflict, and the various ways class divisions are expressed and resolved in personal relationships, from outright violence to affection and peaceful co-existence, form the central themes of this outstandingly original new film, written and directed by Mark Jenkin. Set in a Cornish fishing village, the story is about the…
Elections, Coups and Tax Evaders: Venice Film Festival Wrap-up
K2_PUBLISHED_ON Tuesday, 10 September 2019 16:59

Elections, Coups and Tax Evaders: Venice Film Festival Wrap-up

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Dennis Broe files his final report from Venice Film Festival Outside, police at the Venice Film Festival massed for a climate march that saw demonstrators swarm around the red carpet demanding action on climate devastation globally – and in Venice in particular, where oversized cruise ships are destroying the lagoon.…
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Venice Film Festival
K2_PUBLISHED_ON Tuesday, 03 September 2019 16:16

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Venice Film Festival

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Dennis Broe reports from the Venice Film Festival 2019 Cover-ups, exaggerated accusations, and payoffs, all in the first week of this year’s festival, and this all took place off-screen. The major story of the festival so far, and it was made a major story because of the American press especially…
Parasite, winner of the Palme d'Or
Sunday, 26 May 2019 19:16

Cannes 2019: Asian cinema triumphs, despite Trump

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Dennis Broe wraps up Cannes 2019, which witnessed tthe continued rise of Asian cinema It’s official. Cannes 2019 is in the books and the biggest story is perhaps the continuing rise of Asian cinema not only in its popular form – in the Korean violence epic The Cop, The Gangster…
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