Cynthia: A stunning short film about the importance of love

We all want it. Someone to hold, to love and to be with for the rest of our lives. Not everyone finds it as easy to come across as others, especially not when your love for a person isn’t mutual. Sadly, that’s what happened to Cynthia, her unanswered love results in a tragic event told…

Dunya’s Day: An Oscar worthy short film from director Raed Alsemari

Whether it’s your birthday party, wedding reception or graduation celebration, you want your special day to be unforgettable. You want the best food, the most exquisite drinks, a wonderful dress and your friends and family around. Or at least if you’re Dunya, the leading character in “Dunya’s Day”. This latest work from first-time writer/director Raed…

The Confirmation: A must-see, eye-opening, beautiful and well-performed movie

“Everyone has the right to be who they are”. That’s how “The Confirmation” ends. While this should indeed be the case, that’s sadly not for everyone and especially not when you’re a transgender person. The problems and prejudices that transgender people face are now being brought back to our attention thanks to first time director…

Director Carlota Pereda “I am the mother of a young girl and I don’t like the world she’s going to have to grow up in”

We caught up with Carlota Pereda the director of the Oscar-qualified film Piggy to talk more about her work, bullying and body shaming. Carlota Pereda’s body shaming film ‘Piggy’ achieves over fifty international film accolades including the high profile Goya Award Cerdita (Piggy) shares the story of a teen who is bullied for her weight, this topical…

Harbor: Honest, beautiful and emotional short film

HARBOR by Paul Marques Duarte – Trailer 2019 from Blue Hour Films on Vimeo. We all have those moments during which we think we have the biggest problems in the world. Whether it’s during an extremely important meeting, during an immensely busy rush hour or just during an emotional period with the family. However, most…

Debris: When a human life means almost nothing…

Looking for a job can be quite daunting, especially when the search doesn’t totally go as planned. You think that you have the right skills, competence, and attitude but still you can’t find anything. Imagine how hard it must be like for people who come from another country and who want to immigrate. Sadly, when…