Tilda Swinton stars in ‘Memoria’, Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s meditative exploration of memory and the human condition set in Colombia.
Mercedes Gaviria Jaramillo, a film student, sound designer and the daughter of one of Colombia’s best known directors, Victor Gaviria, gently contemplates the ethics of filmmaking and representation in ‘El cielo después de llover’ (The Calm After the Storm, 2019).
REVIEW ‘Prayers for the Stolen’: Mexican drama amongst 15 titles shortlisted for Best International Feature
Tatiana Huezo’s first feature film has been selected to represent Mexico amongst the 15 shortlisted titles competing for Best International... Read Article
REVIEW ‘Revolutionary Dreams’: New Film Offers First-hand Account of Repression in Chile During Pinochet’s Dictatorship
José Cifuente’s revolutionary days during the government of Salvador Allende, and what happened after the 1973 Coup d’Etat, are delicately... Read Article
‘Lina from Lima’ is a dazzling, genre-bending musical comedy with a unique take on the migrant experience. The film screens as part of this year’s London Migration Film Festival which runs from 25th November to 1st December.
Medusa (Medusa, Brazil 2021) is a dystopian satire of how right-wing politics in Brazil – with its extremism and patent misogyny... Read Article
REVIEW Cuba: Music And Revolution (Culture Clash In Havana Cuba: Experiments In Latin Music 1973-85 Vol. 2)
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, there are few things in life as enjoyable as a good... Read Article
Jorge R. Gutiérrez’s Maya and the Three is a supercharged, Aztec-inspired animation funfair promoting female superpowers. Why be a slo-mo... Read Article
REVIEW El Búho – Natura Sonora
There can be no doubt that El Búho has kept himself busy during lockdown, releasing the electronic “duets” album Ramas... Read Article
Maria Teresa, and her male partner Montoya, are two officers in Mexico City. Known as the “love patrol” by their... Read Article
REVIEW Dos Santos – City of Mirrors
If ever an album called for the convention of half stars, this is it. At times glorious and at others... Read Article
The BFI London Film Festival’s Experimenta programme aims to screen “films by artists that revolutionise and reshape our vision of... Read Article