London Film Festival 2021: Petite Maman

One of the most anticipated films that was shown at this year’s London Film Festival is Céline Sciamma’s Petite Maman. A beautiful exploration of memory and home, the film follows Nelly (Joséphine Sanz) whose grandmother recently passed away. With her parents, Nelly spends time in her mother’s childhood home as they make the appropriate arrangements.… Read More London Film Festival 2021: Petite Maman

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

Mustang (2015)

A gem of a film you may have missed this past decade comes in the form of this Oscar-nominated Turkish-French film. Mustang is the debut feature by filmmaker Deniz Gamze Ergüven and follows five young sisters who are forced into arranged marriages after they are caught innocently playing in the sea with male classmates. Told… Read More Mustang (2015)