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Rotterdam 2015 / Competition

The Project of the Century: A heavyweight piece of South American new wave

The Project of the Century: A heavyweight piece of South American new wave

Life after communism in Cuba is explored through a study of the country's first-ever nuclear power plant, which was never brought to completion  

30/01/2015 | Rotterdam 2015 | Competition

Parabellum, Apocalypse When?

Parabellum, Apocalypse When?

Austrian Lukas Valenta Rinner achieves with his debut feature, in competition for the Hivos Tiger Awards, an excellent and unexpected disaster movie  

28/01/2015 | Rotterdam 2015 | Competition

Above and Below, in the gutter but looking at the stars

Above and Below, in the gutter but looking at the stars

The Swiss-German co-production by Nicolas Steiner was filmed in various parts of the US  

27/01/2015 | Rotterdam 2015 | Competition

Bridgend: A dark, asphyxiating teen drama

Bridgend: A dark, asphyxiating teen drama

Jeppe Rønde steps out of documentaries with this studied look at the Bridgend suicide incidents, capturing the intoxicating effects of cults and Wales' beauty perfectly  

26/01/2015 | Rotterdam 2015 | Competition

Norfolk: A world rewritten

Norfolk: A world rewritten

Classic British realism gets a major absurdist revamp in Martin Radich's enigmatic reimagining of the county of Norfolk  

26/01/2015 | Rotterdam 2015 | Competition

Impressions of a Drowned Man: suicide, that eternal new beginning

Impressions of a Drowned Man: suicide, that eternal new beginning

Kyros Papavassiliou revisits Greek poet Kostas Karyotakis in an unusual film nominated for the Hivos Tiger Awards  

23/01/2015 | Rotterdam 2015 | Competition

Son of Mine: in the name of the son

Son of Mine: in the name of the son

Remy van Heugten's social drama is the only Dutch production to be considered for the Hivos Tiger Awards  

23/01/2015 | Rotterdam 2015 | Competition