Wale: Breath-Taking Short Thriller with Strong Performances

Remember that feeling when you were young and ready to discover the world? Well, it didn’t take that long to realise that it wouldn’t be as easy as thought. Some of us might have succeeded and some of us are still trying.  Wale is the first film from director Barnaby Blackburn. With this newest short movie, Blackburn…

Bismillah: A Fine Movie with a Very Human and Emotional Story

Bismillah. Literally meaning ‘In The Name of Allah’, this phrase is being used by Muslims and other believers who are at the start of a new undertaking. For some of them, that might be a laborious crusade, for others, it might be fasting for an amount of time. For Samira, it’s trying to find a…

Time Traveller: Heart-Warming Family Story

Sometimes we wish we could go back to the past to see what we can learn from it and then to look at the future with that newly gained knowledge. You might be able to change things, to see things in a different light and to make decisions you might never make. Martin, the young…

Ian: Spellbinding and Beautiful Short Film Based on Tragic Real-Life Events

We are all guilty of it. Complaining about our delayed train (which again doesn’t come on time), about the stormy weather (where’s that umbrella when you need it) or about the irritated boss who makes you work an extra shift (there goes that ‘me-time’). At those times, we totally forget what’s really important and what’s…

Lunch ladies: Revenge never tastes this sweet

Someone who makes you laugh, who’s there for you when you need him/her the most and with who you share some passions. That’s a friend everyone deserves. Seretta (Donna Pieroni) and LouAnna (Mary Manofsky) are two best buddies who aren’t only lunch ladies at a high school cantina but who are also obsessed with Johnny…

EIFF – Nevada: A joyful short animation about the surprises of life

What’s the most important thing in life? Your own car? An own house? Having billions of money? Well, not for Zoe and Eli, the leading characters in the newest stop-motion animated short movie from director Emily Ann Hoffman (Bug Bite; Ok, Call Me Back). No, for them love is all they could ever wish for….

FILMS – Jon Frickey’s Cat Days is something you need to watch

People always say that cats have nine lives and that they always come back as themselves. However, that saying isn’t true. They only have one life. But what if that life wasn’t as a cat but as a human? That’s what Cat Days, an easy-on-the-eye animated short movie from by Jon Frickey (Michelles Opfer, Baader-Meinhof-Komplett)…

FILM – Laboratory Conditions – A short and intense must see movie

We probably already wondered about it. Is there a soul that transcends after death or does it die with its host? Some of us would go for the first option while others take the more rational option. In Laboratory Conditions, the clash between those two opinions is the centre of the attention. Jocelyn Stamat’s latest…