Jakob Cedergren in The Guilty (2018) If you look up the definition of ‘film’, you’ll certainly find something like “a series of moving images” or “a series of still images that create the illusion of movement”. In other words, when we think of film, we think about what can be seen on a screen. The […]
EDSA XXX (2014) The films of Khavn De La Cruz (or KHAVN) are as extravagant as his personal style. The appearance of Filipino poet, singer, songwriter, pianist and filmmaker easily stands out at festivals like the International Film Festival of Rotterdam with combinations like red pants with Spongebob Squarepants blazer. At first glance, his films […]
Manoel de Oliveira’s exploration of the city he was born in, while in his nineties, through the lens of visiting present-day Porto for the first time
Charlie and Hannah’s Grand Night Out opens the Belgian Film Festival in the Netherlands this weekend.
Exploring the fantastic worlds of the Czech George Méliès.
Margarita with a Straw and Resurrection present two different, interesting perspectives on the subject.
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.
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.
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.
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.