South American Cinema

REVIEW The Maid

By 31 October, 2010

The Maid is an intriguing film that takes its time before showing its hand. The austere, barely-saturated film, along with minimal use of music often make the film feel close to a documentary or realist construct. As the... Read Article

Blue Eyes (Olhos Azuis)

REVIEW Blue Eyes (Olhos Azuis)

By 31 August, 2010

Not an easy watch, but in the best way; a pretty heavy, dark and brooding independent film with a twist that refreshingly speaks up and makes a poetically ironic and bold comment on the American immigration system and... Read Article

REVIEW Tamboro

By 31 August, 2010

If there is one film that should be used as an introduction for anyone wanting to visit Brazil it is this. Situated somewhere between an elaborate tourism advert and Godfrey Reggio’s Koyaanisqatsi this is a lush slow-burning voyage... Read Article