Love, Blood, Pain [Magnum Borini, Brazil, 2020]
Love, Blood, Pain is visually arresting, but the film’s construction never allows any real story into its compiled imagery.
Absence [Richard Marx, Germany/Ukraine, 2020]
Richard Marx’s surrealist tale, Absence, follows Lena, a woman enraptured by the moon and stars, and enraged by the murder of her husband...
Cremeschnitte [Yan Jin, United States, 2021]
Cremeschnitte is more a video art piece than a conventional movie and, because of that, it has a strong power to expose controversial issues
Apocalypse Notes [Pierre Gaffié, France, 2020]
The post-apocalyptic sub-genre in film has been popular among various audiences going back to the earliest days of cinema.
Chi Chi [Chelsey d'Adesky, USA, 2020]
Much like Brian De Palma, D’Adesky is adept at deconstructing narrative tropes and reconstructing them with a kind of metatextual irony...
Stray [Wanjiru Njendu, USA, 2020]
Stray by Wanjiru Njendu traverses between the real and the surreal, confronting the socially problematic issue of the disappearance of black
2020 [Heléna Antonio, Italy/UK, 2020]
2020 was that year that caught up with itself. Probably not since World War II has the global community been brought so starkly into focus, and no amount of technological gimmickry or gadgetry could prepare us for the modern chaos that the Coronavirus pandemic left in its wake. Fast-forward a year later and tech-company billionaires the likes of Branson, Bezos and Musk, clearly shaken by the idea of their own mortality and bolstered by their sense of invincible wealth, hastil
Water Walking [Mycle Scheuer, UK, 2020]
Water Walking is at its core a deeply personal film about how we all have to, at some point in life, no matter how painful...
When Will The Chameleon Speak [Lea Pfandler, USA, 2021]
When Will the Chameleon Speak is a tender, melancholic, but ultimately hopeful exploration of the growing pains of being a young artist...