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IFFR 2020


49 articles available in total starting from 19/09/2019. Last article published on 11/03/2020.

Mladen Kovačević  • Director of Merry Christmas, Yiwu

Interview: Mladen Kovačević • Director of Merry Christmas, Yiwu

"I wanted to make a film about the complexities of the real China"

We chatted to Serbian filmmaker Mladen Kovačević, whose latest documentary, Merry Christmas, Yiwu, has just world-premiered in Rotterdam's Bright Future section  

28/01/2020 | IFFR 2020 | Bright Future

Review: La Fortaleza

Review: La Fortaleza

Jorge Thielen Armand mines his father’s past, as well as his acting chops, for this beguiling Venezuelan jungle drama  

28/01/2020 | IFFR 2020 | Tiger Competition

Review: A Perfectly Normal Family

Review: A Perfectly Normal Family

Denmark’s Malou Reymann debuts with a film that couldn’t have come out at a better time  

28/01/2020 | IFFR 2020 | Big Screen Competition

Review: An Impossible Project

Review: An Impossible Project

German director-producer Jens Meurer returns to his documentary roots with this inspiring and engaging film about a visionary enthusiast and his love for all things analogue  

28/01/2020 | IFFR 2020 | Deep Focus

Review: For The Time Being

Review: For The Time Being

German director Salka Tiziana makes her feature film debut with a drama about a family isolated on a farm in the Sierra Morena mountain range, inspired by her childhood memories  

28/01/2020 | IFFR 2020 | Bright Future Competition

Review: Eden

Review: Eden

Hungarian filmmaker Ágnes Kocsis returns with a unique, extremely ambitious and formally accomplished film about the tough topic of loneliness in the modern world  

28/01/2020 | IFFR 2020 | Big Screen Competition

Review: Rose Stone Star

Review: Rose Stone Star

Marcello Sannino makes his fiction debut with a film about a woman fighting for her and her daughter’s survival in Naples, moving between precarious jobs and immigrant exploitation  

28/01/2020 | IFFR 2020 | Voices

Review: Desterro

Review: Desterro

Maria Clara Escobar creates a misleadingly composed visual essay about the urgent need to burn down the walls that confine us  

27/01/2020 | IFFR 2020 | Tiger Competition

Review: The Magic Mountain

Review: The Magic Mountain

Eitan Efrat and Daniel Mann’s sprawling film doesn’t really bring anything new to the concept of the essay documentary  

27/01/2020 | IFFR 2020 | Bright Future

Review: Enormous

Review: Enormous

There is no sign of pregnancy glow in this bloated satire by Sophie Letourneur  

27/01/2020 | IFFR 2020 | Big Screen Competition

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