London Film Festival 2021: Language Lessons

With the COVID-19 pandemic taking place all over the world, recent years have seen new innovative ways of filmmaking to accommodate the restrictions that came with. The result has seen an abundance of films released that utilise the use of screen recording where we see characters interact over social media and chat programs such as… Read More London Film Festival 2021: Language Lessons

London Film Festival 2021: Memory Box

This year’s London Film Festival has officially begun and the first film on my watchlist was French-Arabic drama, Memory Box. Directed by acclaimed directors Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige, Memory Box tells the story of French-Canadian teenager Alex (Paloma Vauthier) who feels disconnected from her mother, Maia (Rim Turki) who seems to keep her daughter… Read More London Film Festival 2021: Memory Box

Raindance Film Festival 2020: My Thoughts Are Silent

The next on my list for Raindance is this quirky Ukrainian comedy-drama film written and directed by Antonio Lukich. Following sound engineer, Vadym (Andriy Lidagovskiy) who is tasked with recording the sound of a rare bird that can only be found in the mountains in Transcarparthia and embarks on this journey with his mother, Galia… Read More Raindance Film Festival 2020: My Thoughts Are Silent

London Film Festival 2020: Ammonite

One of the final films for this year’s London Film Festival comes in the form of Francis Lee’s Ammonite. Written and directed by Lee, the film follows Victorian palaeontologist Mary Anning and her time spent with Charlotte Murchison who would eventually become a palaeontologist herself. Starring Oscar winner Kate Winslet and Oscar nominee Saoirse Ronan… Read More London Film Festival 2020: Ammonite