The Semaine de la Critique is already in its 52nd year and has revealed some of the biggest names in cinema by showcasing first and second shorts and features. The 4 prizes are awarded by journalists and film critics and the festival itself is run by the French Union of Film Critics. Aside from their screenings in Cannes, the films are subsequently shown throughout the region, then in Paris in June and in Beirut in July. La Semaine de la Critique can now boast as solid a place in Cannes as (...)More »
Flying Paper (2013) Nitin Sawhney and Roger Hill is the sort of film that captures your heart as much as your politics.
Flying Paper (2013) Nitin Sawhney and Roger Hill is the sort of film that captures your heart as much as your politics. It involves adorably precocious children, wonderful ocean views, cute animations and a story that really opens your eyes to the lives of people under occupation. The blurb describes a film about the “creative resilience of children” but really Flying Paper is about so much more than that. It is about embracing and using your own culture as a way to celebrate your identity (...)More »