Tag: Film Festival

REVIEW: Ian (Short)

Directed by: Abel Goldfarb Written by: Gaston Gorali Written by Jessica Peña Inspired by the real life story of Ian, a young boy who was born with cerebral palsy, Abel Goldfarb’s animated short film about the titular boy is a sweet and profound revelation, even for a child’s […]

CAMFF 2018: Lemonade (2018)

Year: 2018 Directed by: Ioana Uricaru Starring: MĂŁlina Manovici, Dylan Smith, Milan Hurduc Written by Elena Morgan Mara (MĂŁlina Manovici) is a young Romanian woman working in America when she meets and marries Daniel (Dylan Smith). After she brings her nine-year-old son Dragos (Milan Hurduc) to America, things are looking […]

CAMFF 2018: Burning (2018)

Year: 2018 Directed by: Chang-dong Lee Starring: Ah-In Yoo, Steven Yeun, Jong-seo Jeon Written by Elena Morgan When Hae-mi (Jong-seo Jeon) goes to Africa she asks her old schoolmate Jong-su (Ah-In Yoo) to look after her cat. When she returns with enigmatic Ben (Steven Yeun) who she met in Africa, Jong-su is dismayed and feels pushed out by the two of them. Burning is a slow-burn of […]

CAMFF 2018: The Guilty (2018)

Directed by: Gustav Möller Starring: Jakob Cedergren UK Release Date: 26th October 2018 Written by Elena Morgan On his last night of dispatch duty, police officer Asger Holm (Jakob Cedergren) gets a call from a kidnapped woman and it’s a race against time to find her. Films set […]

CAMFF 2018: Roobha (2017)

Directed by: Lenin M. Sivam Starring: Antonythasan Jesuthasan, Amrit Sandhu, Thenuka Kantharajah, Angela Chrstine UK Release Date: N/A Written by Elena Morgan Roobha (Amrit Sandhu), a trans-woman, struggles to find her place after being ostracized by her family. Her chance encounter with a family man, Anthony (Antonythasan Jesuthasan), […]

CAMFF 2018: I Love My Mum (2019)

Directed by: Alberto Sciamma Starring: Kierston Wareing, Tommy French, Aida Folch UK Release Date: 30th March 2019 Written by Elena Morgan After a freak car accident, Ron (Tommy French) and his mother Olga (Kierston Wareing) get trapped in a shipping container and are shipped off to Morocco. They […]

GRIMMFEST 2018: Anna and the Apocalypse

Year: 2018 Directed by: John McPhail Cast: Ella Hunt, Malcolm Cumming, Sarah Swire, Marli Siu, Christopher Leveaux, Ben Wiggins Written by Sasha Hornby “What if High School Musical had zombies?” When Anna and the Apocalypse was first conceived, this was the pitch. 8 years later, this zom-com Christmas musical is taking the […]

LFF 2018: The Hate U Give

Year: 2018 Directed by: George Tillman Jr. Starring: Amandla Stenberg, Regina Hall, Russell Hornsby, KJ Apa, Algee Smith Screening at LFF: 20th & 21st UK release: 22nd October Written by Sarah Buddery If Spike Lees’ BlacKkKlansman was the powerful, resonating and necessary film for adults in 2018, then […]