The Present: The powerful truth told by a splendid short movie

Whether it’s buying a Christmas gift, a birthday present or a wedding anniversary gift, you always want to treat that special someone with the perfect present. Whatever that will be, you will probably find it. Not only because you can order almost everything online, but also because there’s probably a shop nearby you can buy…

Interview with Pier-Philippe Chevigny, Director of Rebel

In his film Rebel, Pier-Philippe Chevigny takes a lucid and poignant look at the extreme right-wing groups that emerged in Quebec in response to the migration crisis of 2017. We spoke to the director Pier-Philippe Chevigny about the film, it’s politics and his future projects. What inspired you to become so interested in political issues?…

3 Feet : A joy-inducing film capturing an adventurous day with Gonzalo, a ten-year-old boy attempting to keep his shoes clean despite his love for football challenging his intentions

3 Feet is a joy-inducing film capturing an adventurous day with Gonzalo, a ten-year-old boy attempting to keep his shoes clean despite his love for football challenging his intentions. An excellent combination of live-action and animation adds to the film’s whimsy and childlike amusement. Director Giselle Geney pulls audiences back in time to once again…

Da Yie: A dangerous road trip in search of affection

When being you, you’re living a very free and innocent life. Playing with friends, not having to think about the future and seeing the good in everyone. Sadly, sometimes that naivety is being preyed upon, especially the one from children who haven’t the most luxurious or loving family life. That’s something we as a society…

Interview with Inbar Horesh, Female Director of Birth Right

Inbar Horesh’s short film Birth Right is an important film that focuses on Jewish Identity. A film which won the Oscar-qualifying award at the 2020 Palm Springs ShortFest along with the 2020 Moulin d’Ande Award at Cinemed: Montpellier International Festival of Mediterranean Cinema, we spoke to Inbar on the importance of her film, her success,…

Joseph Ollman’s short film Bitter Sky – Review

Writer/ Director Joseph Ollman uncovers a splotch of hope in the darkest of situations in Bitter Sky. Bitter Sky is a short film that follows Nia, a troubled youth searching for an escape from her awful home life. Frequent physical confrontations with her school mates combined with abuse from her adopted father and a runaway…

Timo’s Winter: A young boy goes on an emotional rollercoaster

We’re heading towards the winter, and that’s always such a depressing moment. The days get shorter, the weather darker and apart from celebrating Christmas and New Year, there’s not much happening. Luckily, we have a family that gets us through those sombre times. Sadly, not everyone is that luckily, and certainly not the young Timo….