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Film Review: Boyhood

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18 July 2014, Varsity Online Culture

Boyhood has undoubtedly been anticipated by many as one of the best film releases of the year. 435 more words


Fire at Sea

Fire at Sea

By Adam Cook

One of the most talked about films of the year is Gianfranco Rosi’s masterful documentary, Fire at Sea. After having picked up the Golden Bear back in February—the Berlin Film Festival’s top prize—the film has gone onto rave reviews from critics and audiences around the world. 449 more words


Beauty And Philosophy in The Turin Horse

        “Heaviness of human existence”: Bela Tarr used these words to describe his last film, The Turin Horse, which opened at the Berlinale in 2011. Life is indeed a big burden for many, due to the difficulties they face, when things spiral out of their control. 1,211 more words

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'Crosscurrent': First Trailer For Chinese Film That Won Berlin Prize For Cinematography

EXCLUSIVE: Crosscurrent, which garnered the Berlin Film Festival’s Silver Bear for Artistic Achievement for cinematographer Mark Lee Ping-Bing and has gotten rave reviews both here and abroad, is getting a North American release by Cheng Cheng Films starting this weekend. 275 more words

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Film Review: 'Barakah Meets Barakah'

Already named Saudi Arabia’s foreign language Oscar submission, the independently financed, satirical comedy “Barakah Meets Barakah” from debuting writer-director Mahmoud Sabbagh is a smart, charming, and bittersweet tale about the Kingdom’s millennial generation and their take on the social and political restrictions that stand in the way of meeting and mingling with the opposite sex. 671 more words


Duvidha: A Mani Kaul Jewel

      Can a bleak existence devoid of love be called life? Is marriage once in a lifetime issue? Does it mean that once married one does not have the right to love (other person) if not loved? 979 more words

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Berlinale Launches First Endowed Documentary Award in 2017

The Berlin International Film Festival has just announced the launch of a new award, the Glashütte Original Documentary Award, thanks to the support of Glashütte Original watch manufacturer from Saxony.   363 more words