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Transilvania 2018

Review: The Guilty

Review: The Guilty

Debutant Gustav Möller introduces a crime-thriller that revitalises “Scandi noir” by offering a new approach to building tension and suspense through sound  

22/01/2018 | Sundance 2018 | World Cinema Dramatic Competition

Review: Pity

Review: Pity

Greek filmmaker Babis Makridis delivers his sophomore feature, a bleak, deadpan comedy that plays with the theme of sorrow in an absurdly realistic environment  

20/01/2018 | Sundance 2018 | World Cinema Dramatic Competition

Babis Makridis  • Director of Pity

Interview: Babis Makridis • Director of Pity

“In my next movie, everyone will smile constantly!”

We sat down with Greek writer-director Babis Makridis to talk about his sophomore feature, Pity  

19/01/2018 | Sundance 2018 | World Cinema Dramatic Competition

Review: The Marriage

Review: The Marriage

Kosovar filmmaker Blerta Zeqiri's highly anticipated feature debut is an excellently crafted love story with a strong LGBT angle  

30/11/2017 | Black Nights 2017 | First Features Competition

Blerta Zeqiri • Director

Interview: Blerta Zeqiri • Director

Interview

We met up with Kosovan director Blerta Zeqiri to discuss her first film The Marriage  

29/11/2017 | Black Nights 2017 | First Features Competition

Review: Anchor and Hope

Review: Anchor and Hope

The second film helmed by Carlos Marques-Marcet homes in on the paradoxes, ambiguity and clashes inherent in romantic relationships, setting the action on a boat chugging along London’s canals  

06/11/2017 | Seville 2017 | Competition

Carlos Marques-Marcet  • Director

Interview: Carlos Marques-Marcet • Director

“How do we build an ‘us’ in today’s world?”

Anchor and Hope is the second film by Spaniard Carlos Marques-Marcet, who garnered huge acclaim with his feature debut, Long Distance  

06/11/2017 | Seville 2017 | Competition

Antonio Méndez Esparza  • Director

Interview: Antonio Méndez Esparza • Director

“I like to fully embrace my outsider status”

Following his award-winning debut Aquí y allá, Antonio Méndez Esparza is back with Life and Nothing More, filmed in the US  

29/09/2017 | San Sebastián 2017 | Competition

Review: Life and Nothing More

Review: Life and Nothing More

SAN SEBASTIÁN 2017: From Antonio Méndez Esparza comes this docudrama set in a North American city, where the mother of a difficult teen battles to get by  

28/09/2017 | San Sebastián 2017 | Competition

Ivana Mladenovic  • Director

Interview: Ivana Mladenovic • Director

“The film is first and foremost a love story between two individuals”

SAN SEBASTIÁN 2017: A chat with Romanian director Ivana Mladenovic, whose gay love story, Soldiers. Story from Ferentari, is ground-breaking for Romanian cinema  

28/09/2017 | San Sebastián 2017 | Competition