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Delete/Ignore: locating gremlins and glitches in the machine. Or, how I met the humans and parasites of Planet IFFR

This year’s invitation to “Meet the humans of Planet IFFR” was about locating the humanity in cinema and cinema-going. For me, it reflected poignantly on how each of the micro worlds we create, such as a film festival like Rotterdam, participates in and wrestles with the wider global matrix.

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Film

Team Hurricane

Nothing gets me more excited than movies directed, written & lead by women. So when I saw this in the selection of IFFR 2018, I had to go see it. 422 more words

Feminism

IFFR 2018 Script and Project Development Support (Deadline: March 1, 2018)

The International Film Festival Rotterdam, one of the most prestigious film festival in Europe, is offering a Script and Project Development grant to talented filmmakers who live and work in countries identified by the film festival (See list… 76 more words

Grants

The Cleaners, Western & I, Tonya - The Monocle Daily, Friday Feb 2nd

Reporting from the press room at this year’s International Film Festival Rotterdam, I talked about three new films; The Cleaners, Western and I, Tonya, as well as the festival’s overall theme, ‘The Humans of Planet IFFR’. You can listen back here.

Film

Re-inventing Mitchell & Kenyon: Local Films for Local People at IFFR 2018

At this year’s International Film Festival Rotterdam, as part of the Critics’ Choice IV programme, Dr Peter Walsh & I staged a contemporary cinema-going film experiment. 138 more words

Film

The Hungry Lion (2017) review

“A confronting narrative (…), the power of the imaginary and the destructive effects this imaginary can have on the position of the subject within society (…), that is now needed more than ever. 911 more words

Movies

International Film Festival Rotterdam

International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) offers a high quality line-up of carefully selected fiction and documentary feature films, short films and media art. The festival’s focus is on recent work by talented new filmmakers. 225 more words