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 – geopolitics, hate, intercultural discussions, international disputes between bordering countries – in a very intelligent way. The documentarian power of this film is enhanced by using original archive footage taken from different Eastern European countries, and mixing them with effective graphics and maps, which anchors the storytelling in a natural way. Only some minor details could be suggested in order to improve the narration. For instance, having more co