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.
Lisa van der Waal launches our new feature Framing the City, a montly recurring feature in which we take a closer look at representations of cities on film, with an examination of the 1927 and 2002 versions of Berlin: Symphony of a Great City.
The Frameland team looks back on 2017 and picks out their favorite underseen and unloved films in international cinema.
Growing old together, meeting the in-laws, flying ships that express romance, a chance connection on a beach between two strangers and much more: Frameland’s favorite cinematic moments of 2017 deal with all kinds of human connections, expressed in a multitude of ways.
At the close of Noirvember, Frameland recommends five film noirs from outside of the United States, both from the classical peri
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.
As Blade Runner 2049 is released worldwide this week, the Frameland writers recommend six cyberpunk films you might not have seen.
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.
On the clumsy hero and his animal friend in Donkeyote, Pop Aye and La Vache.
Sapir’s black-and-white film is full of references to both early cinema and Nazi propaganda.
On the representation of White Western Women in India’s New Independent Cinema.
Bollywood of the 21st century recognised that Western women are not only suitable for the role of prostitute or vamp. It showed that Western women are not necessarily the opposite of moral Indian women.