A History of Shadows
Other blog posts on IFFR 2018
In 4:3, the attention stays much more focused on the characters.
Kantemir Balagov on Tesnota
I hope the unconscious effect on the viewer is that the architecture tightens the frame.
Sebastián Hofmann on Tiempo Compartido
Tiger Teaser #7: Tamil Nadu Cinema
Theme programme House on Fire explores cinema from one of India's most progressive states.
Tiger Teaser #6: eclectic genre mix
After a ten-year break, 2018 sees the return of Rotterdämmerung to IFFR. Say what? We found the following description of this eyebrow-raising programme in our archives: ‘Films in which their makers seek out the boundaries of genres and bend conventions to their will in their own inimitable way.’ Modern classics REC, Let the Right One in and Viva were poster titles at the time. Films you can expect at the upcoming edition include a French existential zombie drama, a remake of an Indonesian cult horror hit and a revenge-action-drama. Like we said: the films in Rotterdämmerung just can’t be forced into any one genre.