CFF 2012′s Short Fusion strand gives audiences the chance to see fresh ideas and new talent. Take One spoke to Alexander Tuschinski whose film Hollow Date screened this week.
Answering the question ‘who likes short shorts’, the briefest offerings were consistently the pithiest in Short Fusion’s TO CRY, writes Tom McNeill.
Emad Burnat managed to capture, first hand, the actions of Israeli soldiers in a West Bank image in this deeply personal and affecting documentary. Andrew Nickolds reviews.
In CONFESSION OF A CHILD OF THE CENTURY, time-honoured badboy and reputable polemicist Peter Doherty takes on the role of Octave, a 19th century version of his faltering and outré self.
With BLACKMAIL, Hitchcock continued to refine his unique ability to mix murder and suspense with generous helpings of comedy. Gavin Midgley reviews.
ANOTHER DIMENSION compares the lives of a superstitious old fisherwoman and a business orientated Christian pop band. We spoke to producer Mari Kallas about Estonian cinema.
TO ACCOMMODATE is a well-chosen compilation of films, especially THE PUB by Joseph Pierce and THE OLD WOMAN by Ariane Mayer, writes Max Zeh.
PSYCHOSIS OF A SANE MAN, a collection of films from Anglia Ruskin University students, was a triumph and a brilliant chance to showcase innovative young minds behind the cameras, writes Jack McCurdy.
We hoped to interview Luke Fowler at CFF2012; unfortunately, he was indisposed. Instead we offer you a review from guest writer Anthony Davis, who attended the screening and Q&A.
Told through the remaining members of the Chaabi music movement, EL GUSTO becomes more than an exploration of the music, but also a discovery of the city of Algiers, writes Mike Boyd.