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Black Nights 2017 / First Features Competition


9 articles available in total starting from 24/11/2017. Last article published on 01/12/2017.

The Seagull: The vast expanse of Turkey

The Seagull: The vast expanse of Turkey

Turkish director Erkan Tunç makes his feature debut with a worthy play on genre, set on a traditional rural farm  

01/12/2017 | Black Nights 2017 | First Features Competition

The Faithful Son: Fragile marginality

The Faithful Son: Fragile marginality

Guérin van de Vorst's debut feature film is a sensitive and striking portrait of a lost young man becoming a father  

30/11/2017 | Black Nights 2017 | First Features Competition

Sunbeat: No more secrets

Sunbeat: No more secrets

Clara and Laura Laperrousaz direct a promising and bittersweet debut feature film  

30/11/2017 | Black Nights 2017 | First Features Competition

Review: The Marriage

Review: The Marriage

Kosovar filmmaker Blerta Zeqiri's highly anticipated feature debut is an excellently crafted love story with a strong LGBT angle  

30/11/2017 | Black Nights 2017 | First Features Competition

Different Kinds of Rain: A (locked) room of one’s own

Different Kinds of Rain: A (locked) room of one’s own

In her feature-length fiction debut, which has world-premiered at Tallinn Black Nights, Isa Prahl confronts a well-off family with its own impotence  

29/11/2017 | Black Nights 2017 | First Features Competition

Blerta Zeqiri • Director

Interview: Blerta Zeqiri • Director

Interview

We met up with Kosovan director Blerta Zeqiri to discuss her first film The Marriage  

29/11/2017 | Black Nights 2017 | First Features Competition

Resurrection: A contemplative story of killing and loss

Resurrection: A contemplative story of killing and loss

Belgian filmmaker Kristof Hoornaert's first feature is not a religious film, but it tackles themes close to Christianity  

28/11/2017 | Black Nights 2017 | First Features Competition

Review: Secret Ingredient

Review: Secret Ingredient

Macedonian director Gjorce Stavreski's first feature film balances comedy and drama in a gritty portrayal of a father and son's fight against cancer and criminals  

27/11/2017 | Black Nights 2017 | First Features Competition

Driver: Tales that certainly won't put you to sleep

Driver: Tales that certainly won't put you to sleep

The Tallinn Black Nights Festival Debut Film Competition opens with the world premiere of Israeli director Yehonatan Indursky's debut feature film  

24/11/2017 | Black Nights 2017 | First Features Competition