The festival this year gave insight to the state of Hong Kong cinema under partial Chinese rule, by showing Monster Hunt 2, A Better Tomorrow 2018, The Brink and In Your Dreams.
The 38th edition of the International Film Festival Assen presents the women of the future in Ouaga Girls, Amal and Tehran Taboo.
It’s International Women’s Day today! So, of course Frameland spoke with Jennifer O’ Connell, programmer of the 38th edition of the International Film Festival Assen, which focusses on female oriented films only and takes place this weekend.
Featuring teenage rebellion from Thailand and China, South Korea reckoning with its past and many Indonesian films.
As Dunkirk stands to win a few Oscars this weekend, we are finally able to tell the tale of the adventures of Mark Rylance’s body double, for two days of the shoot.
Tamil masculinity and social critique in the commercial cinema of Ram
The International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) is a festival of many pleasures, from South Korea, West Bengal, and France amongst other places.
This year, IFFR included a PACT (Pan African Cinema Today) program in its schedule, in order to shine a light on Africa’s rich film culture. The documentary SenCinema observes both film and cinema culture in Africa from a wide range of perspectives.
Above all, Tamil New Wave is the cinema of the forgotten, or rather about people that society likes to hide: the poor and the disabled.
Scout Tafoya talks to writer and critic Luc Sante about Point Blank, Donald E. Westlake and Johnny To.
In our third festival report, we look at documentaries about the ties that bind. From a family struggling to survive in downtown Philadelphia to an eccentric Spanish matriarch and her unusual relationship with her children.
In our second exclusive report on the 30th IDFA, Kaj van Zoelen looks at documentaries new and old dealing with dictators of very different kinds in Filmworker and General Idi Amin: A Self Portrait.
In our first exclusive IDFA festival report, George Vermij looks at the mysteries of the creative process and the dilapidated charm of Havana.
Reporting on the cinematic highlight of the year in the Northern Dutch provinces, with a focus on a diverse and entertaining mix of cinema from Northern Europe.
Henrik M. Dahlsbakken at the Nordic Film Days Lübeck.
The oldest student city in the Netherlands will host The Leiden International Film Festival (LIFF) these coming weeks. At Frameland, Marloes den Hoed and George Vermij already have their sights on some of the movies that you have to see.
This year, the Amsterdam animation festival, KLIK, celebrated its 10th anniversary. The festival’s theme was ‘Never Grow Up’, which resulted in a wide range of short and long animated films about all the good and bad that comes along during life.
Defending Brother No. 2 deftly asks us what we know about the Cambodian genocide and if we can judge the man held responsible for these crimes against humanity.
Being an ordinary schoolboy in Japan is not self-evident. As is shown in two films currently playing at the 10th anniversary of Camera Japan.
A retrospective of of Mikio Naruse’s films offers a great chance to see the development of Japanese society and Japanese film history through his cinematic perspective.
A question prompted by two documentaries, Plasticine Family and THE BEKSINSKIS.
Exploring politcal histories through personal family stories in The General and Me and Adriana’s Pact.
The exhibition is both interesting for people not too well acquainted with Scorsese’s work, and for the true fans and admirers.
What does Julian Rosefeldt’s and Cate Blanchett’s Manifesto art installation/film tell us about art and context?
On the documentary as contemplative art form at the 57th Krakow Film Festival.
Milagros Mumenthaler talked to Frameland about her latest film, The Idea of a Lake, in which she explores the importance and experience of memories, and the tangibility of nature within.
In which we talk about the making of Mrs. K, Asian cinema and food, censorship and the difficulties of independent film making in modern day Hong Kong.