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IFFR 2020


49 articles available in total starting from 19/09/2019. Last article published on 11/03/2020.

Benjamín Domenech  • Producer of Infanta

Interview: Benjamín Domenech • Producer of Infanta

“Our film needs to feel like a growing fever, a contagious spirit that can reflect on the present from the perspective of the past”

We chatted to Benjamín Domenech, the producer of Infanta, which won the €20,000 Eurimages Co-production Development Award at IFFR earlier this year  

11/03 | IFFR 2020 | IFFR Pro

Adam Oľha  • Co-director of Athanor – The Alchemical Furnace

Interview: Adam Oľha • Co-director of Athanor – The Alchemical Furnace

“We had an opportunity to witness the process of creation from up close and over a long period of time”

We talked to Adam Oľha, one of the co-directors of the documentary Athanor – The Alchemical Furnace, about the process of capturing how foremost Czech surrealist Jan Švankmajer creates art  

10/02 | IFFR 2020

Review: The Painter and the Thief

Review: The Painter and the Thief

Benjamin Ree has crafted a deceptive heist movie that paints a portrait of an unlikely friendship in Norway  

06/02 | Sundance 2020 | World Cinema Documentary Competition

Marion Hänsel  • Director of There Was a Little Ship

Interview: Marion Hänsel • Director of There Was a Little Ship

“Five years ago, when I had this heart surgery, all these memories came flooding back to me”

We spoke to Belgian filmmaker Marion Hänsel at IFFR, where she was the subject of a Deep Focus and presented her new film, There Was a Little Ship  

06/02 | IFFR 2020 | Deep Focus

Review: There Was a Little Ship

Review: There Was a Little Ship

From her hospital bed, Belgian filmmaker Marion Hänsel creates an intimate portrait of the cities, events and people that have shaped her life  

05/02 | IFFR 2020 | Deep Focus

Review: Make Up

Review: Make Up

Claire Oakley’s horror-tinged coming-of-age drama is an intriguing and atmospheric feature debut  

05/02 | IFFR 2020 | Bright Future

Review: Time of Moulting

Review: Time of Moulting

Sabrina Mertens’ first fiction feature is a prodigious psychological drama made up of tableaux vivants, following in the footsteps of a young girl abused by her unstable mother  

04/02 | IFFR 2020 | Bright Future Competition

Review: Gold

Review: Gold

Rogier Hesp tells the coming-of-age story of a top gymnast whose unresolved issues from the past threaten his chances at the World Championships  

04/02 | IFFR 2020 | Voices Limelight

Review: The Trouble with Nature

Review: The Trouble with Nature

The first work by Danish filmmaker Illum Jacobi is a remarkable historical drama revolving around philosopher Edmund Burke and his perilous journey towards the Alps  

03/02 | IFFR 2020 | Bright Future Competition

Review: Sebastian Jumping Fences

Review: Sebastian Jumping Fences

German director Ceylan-Alejandro Ataman-Checa makes his debut with an intimate drama about a boy from Hanover brought up by a single mum and trying to build himself an identity  

03/02 | IFFR 2020 | Bright Future Competition

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