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Evil Does Not Exist | Review
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The Killing of a Sacred Dear: Hamaguchi Explores Ills of Urbanization Ryūsuke Hamaguchi explores the doctrine about the absence of evil in his latest drama Evil Does Not Exist, a quiet film pondering the necessary evils of urban development and...
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Skopje Sisterhood: Dina Duma in Production with “Skateboarding Is Not for Girls”
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A fresh, new talent in North Macedonia cinema, Dina Duma is currently in go kick-flip mode with her sophomore feature. FilmNewEurope report that production began this past month (in Skopje) on Skateboarding Is Not for Girls — and will wrap...
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Revisiting Misael: Lisandro Alonso Might Bookend Filmmaking Career with “La Libertad” Sequel?
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In Argentina, where the situation is already dire, one of the most prominent voices in the country’s national cinema is contemplating retirement. At forty-nine years young, Lisandro Alonso confided to James Benning that he would revisit the protagonist (as well...
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2024 TorinoFilmLab: Jacqueline Lentzou, André Hayato Saito & Ashmita Guha Neogi in FeatureLab
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The folks at ScreenDaily have unveiled the 10 projects (nine fiction/one docu) selected for the 2024 FeatureLab training programme (for debut and sophomore projects in the development stage) and among the names we can the likes of Jacqueline Lentzou, André...
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2024 Directors, Screenwriters & Native Labs: Kristine Gerolaga, Hanna Gray Organschi & Sara Crow Return
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Burgeoning filmmakers that we had the chance to meet this past January in Jane Casey Modderno, Kristine Gerolaga, Hanna Gray Organschi, Sara Crow + David Rafailedes and Claire Fowler are fellows who’ll be returning for a second round with the...
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2024 Cannes Film Festival: Claude Barras’ “Sauvages” & Paronnaud/Ducord’s “Into the Wonderwoods” Added!
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The filmmakers of My Life as a Courgette and Persepolis are set to return to the big stage with their latest films as the Cannes Film Festival have pumped in the very last titles for the 2024 edition pumping a...
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2024 Cannes Film Festival: Wim Wenders, Jean-Luc Godard & Akira Kurosawa Feted in Classics Section
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The section that we criminally need to overlook while covering the festival, the Cannes Classics films (excluding Le Cinéma de la Plage) are the last batch of titles to be programmed for the next edition. Packed with film-related docus, restored...
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Pieces of a Another Woman: Kornel Mundruczó Sets Up “At the Sea” with Amy Adams
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In our second piece of news concerning a Hungarian filmmaker (and producer Alexander Rodnyansky), we’ve learned via the Deadline that Kornel Mundruczó has still got the Bostonian vibes and will boat out to At the Sea – a drama with...
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Divided Against Themselves: László Nemes Begins Production on Broken Family Drama “Orphan”
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For his third feature (in a row), László Nemes is going back into the history books for his next project set to month into production this June. Set in 1957’s Budapest, Orphan follows a young Jewish boy whose mother has...
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2024 Cannes Film Festival: Samir Karahoda, André Hayato Saito & Daniel Soares Among Palme Short Hopefuls
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And last but not least, the Cannes Film Festival has announced the eleven shorts competing for the Palme d’Or. Selected from just over 4400 submitted shorts and representing countries such as Azerbaijan, Brazil, Canada, China, Croatia, France, Kosovo, Lithuania, Portugal...
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