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Hannah – Review

This review was originally published as part of our Filmfest München coverage on 3/7/2018. Andrea Pallaoro’s second feature Hannah portrays a woman on a precipice, struggling with the crimes her husband...
Photograph

Photograph – Berlinale 2019 Review

Ritesh Batra excels at slow-burn romance and proves this once again in Photograph. Returning to his native Mumbai after several English-language projects, his latest film draws on the foundation of his 2013...
Hormigas

Hormigas – Berlinale 2019 Review

Hormigas – or El despertar de las hormigas (The Awakening of the Ants) – is a quietly emancipatory film from Costa Rican writer-director Antonella Sudasassi Furniss, following the daily existence of her...
Une Colonie

A Colony – Berlinale 2019 Review

School can be a hostile environment – particularly for those who don’t quite fit in. A Colony centers around Mylia (Émilie Bierre), whose entry into high school marks the end of childhood and the...
Yung

Yung – Filmfest München 2018 Review

Parties, drugs, and hedonism are the ruling principles of Yung’s four female protagonists. Director Henning Gronkowski uses his film to dive into the underbelly of Berlin’s youth culture, drawing from his...