‘If you were in the wild, you’d be eaten!’ is a line spat at pre-teen Mylia by her younger sister, Camille, referring to Mylia’s meek and unopinionated existence. Geneviève Dulude-De Celles’ latest piece A Colony is a thoughtful and perceptive look into teenage anxiety and how, in high school, invisibility and diffidence can be a […]

The growing divide within social classes is a global problem, and the contemporary Iranian society is no exception. With his feature debut Dressage, director Pooya Badkoobeh brings attention to this divide from a fresh angle – through the eyes of a stubborn teen girl whose story serves to shed a light not only on the […]

After her feature debut Brides, which won the Panorama Audience award at the 64th Berlinale, Georgian filmmaker Tinatin Kajrishvili returns with another drama that delves into intimate human relationships – Horizon (Horizonti), which had its world premiere last week in the Panorama section of the 68th Berlin International Film Festival. Giorgi (George Bochorishvili), known to […]

“I would rather talk to animals than to people,” exclaims Koen – pigs, piglets, chickens, roosters… in the eyes of the boy, they are all his true friends. Koen, Sven, Daan and Jeanin live on different farms somewhere in The Netherlands, they go about their lives while helping their families with basic chores on the land […]