Nicholas Sea


Posts by Nicholas Sea:

Cultural Memory in the Americas: Immemorial

By 05 April, 2016

Immemorial is a new film-in-the-making about the natural environments of the Americas and the cultural memory of its people. As an audiovisual journey through the minds and landscapes of two continents, the film uses a rather poetic approach—even... Read Article

REVIEW Pensé Que Iba A Haber Una Fiesta

By 14 March, 2014

Victoria Galardi’s third feature, Pensé Que Iba A Haber Una Fiesta (I Thought It Was A Party), tells the story of a woman who begins an affair with her best friend’s ex-husband while house-sitting for her. With scattered... Read Article

REVIEW Neighbouring Sounds (O Som Ao Redor)

By 27 August, 2013

Class relations in upwardly mobile Brazil come to the forefront in writer/director Kleber Mendonça Filho’s precise and promising first feature film. Premiering at last year’s Rotterdam Film Festival, O Som Ao Redor (Neighbouring Sounds) takes place in an... Read Article


By 26 June, 2013

A reflective piece on getting lost and the delicate space between life and death, Jazmín López’s first feature film, Leones, which debuted at last year’s Venice Film Festival, gazes alongside five Argentine friends wandering freely through a mysterious... Read Article


By 08 December, 2012

It’s been almost a year since this project began, and I am more than happy to say that the 42-minute documentary, entitled Oíaymelo, is finally finished. Before writing a little about it, I’d first like to say how... Read Article

Representation, Trust, and Meaning

By 15 July, 2012

Having been back from Colombia for a few months now, I am currently finishing up editing the footage for the documentary, a process that should be reaching an end relatively soon. In case you forgot, my project not... Read Article

The Story Inside the Rhythm: Cumbia

By 12 February, 2012

Today cumbia is easily one of the most internationally popular Latin American musical genres. It’s true, the genre did blow up all around the world in the 1960s, gaining huge levels of popularity across the globe. Many different... Read Article


By 06 February, 2012

Almost every evening I’ve been going to Plaza de los Coches to spend time with the different folclor colombiano music and dance groups that play in the streets of el centro histórico throughout the night. There have usually... Read Article