Posts tagged as: Festivals

Tallgrass Film Festival: Day 2 Preview

Tallgrass Film Festival: Day 2 Preview

Films screen all day at the Orpheum Theatre, Scottish Rite, Central Library, Historical Museum, Garvey Center, Hotel at Old Town and the C.A.C. Theatre at WSU. Click here for Friday’s schedule. Be sure to check out these films with Special Guests: I DECLARE WAR, 1:30 pm at the Orpheum with Director James Lapeyre LOST ON […]

Documentarist 2013 means more in light of Gezi Resistance

Documentarist 2013 means more in light of Gezi Resistance

The 6th Istanbul Documentary Days was blessed with an outstanding location for a documentary film festival: a park which has become a cause and a symbol of an urban uprising movement that has spread to the whole of the country. What makes it even more fantastic is that it was not meant to be so. […]

2012 Beneath the Earth Film Fest opens, selects TMA critic as Grand Juror

2012 Beneath the Earth Film Fest opens, selects TMA critic as Grand Juror

The 2012 Beneath the Earth Film Festival kicked off with an international selection of independent films Thursday. This year’s official selection, which includes films from the US, Taiwan, Germany and London, consists of five dramatic shorts, one dramatic feature and one documentary short. Head film critic for The Moving Arts, Eric Armstrong, was selected as one […]

Istanbul Documentary Days celebrates its fifth year with a great program

Istanbul Documentary Days celebrates its fifth year with a great program

Documentarist-Istanbul Documentary Days celebrated its fifth year with yet again a superb selection of films as well as stimulating side events. As organizer Necati Sönmez put it, this festival created its own audience, and since its launch as the biggest festival dedicated to documentary film in Istanbul, there has been a visible increase of interest […]

DIFF 2012 Reviews: ‘Extraterrestrial,’ ‘Bindlestiffs,’ ‘Quick,’ ‘Robocop’

DIFF 2012 Reviews: ‘Extraterrestrial,’ ‘Bindlestiffs,’ ‘Quick,’ ‘Robocop’

“Extraterrestrial” Director: Nacho Vigalondo Writer: Nacho Vigalondo Starring: Michelle Jenner, Carlos Areces, Julián Villagrán “Extraterrestrial” is a movie I’ve been excited about for a while, in part because of how it was marketed – the small, almost invisible glimpses of the alien ships in the posters, and the creative viral marketing aspect to it all. […]

Tallgrass Film Fest announces 2011 lineup

Tallgrass Film Fest announces 2011 lineup

Wichita’s own Tallgrass Film Festival announced its feature lineup, and a schedule of events Friday. The ninth annual Tallgrass Film Festival is coming to 16 venues in the heart of downtown Wichita and the surrounding area from Oct. 20-23, and will showcase 44 independent feature films representing 18 countries from around the world. “Get Twisted,” this year’s […]

Istanbul Documentary Days offers a shift in perception

Istanbul Documentary Days offers a shift in perception

Documentarist – Istanbul Documentary Days, Turkey’s largest documentary film festival, was held for the fourth time from May 31 to June 5, 2011. The festival has been garnering more attention internationally and widening the scope of its programme every year. The result of prodigious efforts undertaken by the founders as well as a large team […]

Video: Berlin’s festival atmosphere, 2011

Video: Berlin’s festival atmosphere, 2011

A short video to give readers a feel for one of the world’s largest and oldest film festivals.

Feelin’ IFFI and the Films That Now Matter

Feelin’ IFFI and the Films That Now Matter

The Goa Film Festival that was from the 22nd of November to the 2nd of December and I managed to attend the first five days. Unfortunately, I got sick just after the festival and couldn’t compile the report in time. Anyway, some of the films screened here will go on to be important during award […]

The 54th London Film Festival in Review

The 54th London Film Festival in Review

Now that the 54th London Film Festival has drawn to a close, it’s time to look back at all of the feature films that I reviewed. Here is the list, ordered from best to worst. 1) Dhobi Ghat 2) The Kids Are All Right 3) How I Ended the Summer 4) The Tillman Story 5) […]

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