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IFFR 2019


60 articles available in total starting from 14/09/2018. Last article published on 12/03/2019.

Review: Bangla

Review: Bangla

Phaim Bhuiyan’s romantic comedy is cute but can’t shrug off its youthful awkwardness  

28/01/2019 | IFFR 2019 | Big Screen Competition

Review: Alva

Review: Alva

Portuguese director Ico Costa’s first fiction feature immerses itself in the fascinating loneliness and mountain exile of a man running from the law  

28/01/2019 | IFFR 2019 | Bright Future Competition

Review: Beats

Review: Beats

Brian Welsh’s second film is a male-bonding comedy that takes in a Scottish rave in the summer of 1994  

28/01/2019 | IFFR 2019 | Voices

Ena Sendijarević  • Director of Take Me Somewhere Nice

Interview: Ena Sendijarević • Director of Take Me Somewhere Nice

"We can become anyone we want once we realise that we can construct our own reality"

We chatted to emerging director-scriptwriter Ena Sendijarević to find out more about her debut feature exploring the East-West dichotomy, Take Me Somewhere Nice  

27/01/2019 | IFFR 2019 | Tiger Competition

Review: Take Me Somewhere Nice

Review: Take Me Somewhere Nice

Ena Sendijarević’s feature debut is an enticing and refreshingly original take on the key battles between East and West, and how hybrid cultural identities can coexist in between  

27/01/2019 | IFFR 2019 | Tiger Competition

Review: Koko-di Koko-da

Review: Koko-di Koko-da

Johannes Nyholm delves into a repeating nightmare that sits somewhere between psychological realism and a horrific fairy tale  

26/01/2019 | Sundance 2019 | World Cinema Dramatic Competition

Review: Sons of Denmark

Review: Sons of Denmark

The epic debut by Ulaa Salim, about fanatical terrorism in Copenhagen, sees a cop caught in the middle of Islamism and nationalism  

25/01/2019 | IFFR 2019 | Tiger Competition

Anke Blondé • Director of The Best of Dorien B.

Interview: Anke Blondé • Director of The Best of Dorien B.

"Dorien struggles to re-invent herself and to take back control of her own dreams"

We met up with Belgian director Anke Blondé, who is presenting her debut feature, The Best of Dorien B., at Rotterdam Film Festival  

25/01/2019 | IFFR 2019 | Big Screen Competition

Review: The Best of Dorien B.

Review: The Best of Dorien B.

Belgian director Anke Blondé portrays a woman in crisis who reconnects with her hopes and dreams as her life shatters around her  

25/01/2019 | IFFR 2019 | Big Screen Competition

Inke Van Loocke  • Manager, CineMart and Rotterdam Lab

Interview: Inke Van Loocke • Manager, CineMart and Rotterdam Lab

"We want to create a market experience that meets the needs and ambitions of our selected projects"

With the 36th CineMart poised to run from 27-30 January, Inke Van Loocke, manager of CineMart and Rotterdam Lab, offers an overview of both of the leading industry sections of IFFR Pro  

24/01/2019 | IFFR 2019 | IFFR Pro

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