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Kaleem Aftab


446 articles available in total starting from 01/09/2017. Last article published on 10/02/2021.

Review: Mangrove

Review: Mangrove

Steve McQueen’s new effort is a stunning depiction of police brutality in Britain, highlighting the problem of institutionalised racism  

08/10/2020 | London 2020

Dea Kulumbegashvili  • Director of Beginning

Interview: Dea Kulumbegashvili • Director of Beginning

“In Georgia, as a woman, you're trained to accept that you don't really matter”

We spoke to Dea Kulumbegashvili about her debut film, Beginning, which swept the board at San Sebastián, winning the Golden Shell, Best Director, Best Screenplay and Best Actress  

28/09/2020 | San Sebastián 2020 | Competition

Ben Sharrock  • Director of Limbo

Interview: Ben Sharrock • Director of Limbo

“I started to question the dehumanising representations of refugees”

Director Ben Sharrock reveals how his second feature, Limbo, became a refugee story told in a deadpan comedic style  

28/09/2020 | San Sebastián 2020 | New Directors

Review: In the Dusk

Review: In the Dusk

Sharunas Bartas competes for San Sebastián's Golden Shell with this tale of a Lithuanian partisan movement set in the winter of 1948  

25/09/2020 | San Sebastián 2020 | Competition

Review: Beginning

Review: Beginning

In her mesmerising Georgia-set debut film, Dea Kulumbegashvili questions the norms of society that have been informed by Abrahamic religions  

25/09/2020 | San Sebastián 2020 | Competition

Series review: We Are Who We Are

Series review: We Are Who We Are

Luca Guadagnino’s eight-part HBO and Sky Italia show, screened at San Sebastián, is a gourmet’s delight, but some dishes disappoint  

25/09/2020 | San Sebastián 2020 | Out of Competition

Harry Macqueen • Director of Supernova

Interview: Harry Macqueen • Director of Supernova

“It’s about documenting intimacy”

We met up with Harry Macqueen to talk about his new film, Supernova, starring Stanley Tucci and Colin Firth as ageing lovers on a road trip  

24/09/2020 | San Sebastián 2020 | Competition

Review: Supernova

Review: Supernova

Love, and some bitterness, on the road with Stanley Tucci and Colin Firth leads to a rather bumpy destination in Harry Macqueen’s film  

24/09/2020 | San Sebastián 2020 | Competition

Review: Crock of Gold: A Few Rounds With Shane MacGowan

Review: Crock of Gold: A Few Rounds With Shane MacGowan

Julien Temple pays tribute to the frontman of The Pogues with a documentary that has the drunken energy that was a trademark of its subject  

24/09/2020 | San Sebastián 2020 | Competition

Sharunas Bartas • Director of In the Dusk

Interview: Sharunas Bartas • Director of In the Dusk

“This partisan movement is a very important story for the memory of our nation”

Cineuropa met up with Sharunas Bartas at San Sebastián to talk about In the Dusk, Soviet history, family, resistance and why having the correct breed of sheep is necessary for period authenticity  

23/09/2020 | San Sebastián 2020 | Competition

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