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We got cleared for the New York’s premier glamour event, Tribeca Festival. 109 films make their debut at the 22nd annual event with features ranging from independent works to Classic Hollywood narratives. Other categories include Documentary, International Narrative and Spotlight Narratives. For the interviews, news and reviews check back here.
For Chat Cinema Podcast guest filmmakers Tom Berkeley and Ross White talked about their well received film ROY, character driven story of loneliness. The duo looked poised to make the next step. Fast forward to March 12th, Tom Berkeley Ross White won the Best Film Short at the 95th Academy Awards in Hollywood for AN […]
The second segment of the chat with director Aliaksei Payuyan talks about the effects of oppression on society. Click here
A Belarusian Spirit
I admit when I first interviewed Aliaksei Paluyan about his film COURAGE I was a bit nervous for him. Our conversation happened after a plane was “diverted” to Minsk with a Belarusian dissident. Mr. Paluyan has a defiant spirit considering there is a nemesis only a few hours away with a long arm, thin skin […]
Iranian Luxembourg filmmaker Cyrus Neshvad’s work THE RED SUITCASE recently received an Academy Award Nomination for Best Short Film. The Paris educated director’s somber story of forced decisions builds a subtle rush. Click below for the Chat Cinema podcast.
Visual Poetry from Bolivia
Utama has won acclaimed for its visual poetry style. Bolivian Director Alejandro Loayza Grisi‘s film follows the affects of severe weather on a shepherd family. Chat Cinema Podcast with the filmmaker coming soon.
A Childhood Lost.
This episode of Chat Cinema talks to award-winning director Murad Abu Eisheh about his work, TALAVISION. A short film centered on lost childhood innocence during the Syrian conflict.
Tribeca Film Fest-Shorts
It always a delight to discover talent making short films. This season there is no shortage of choices and themes. Nando is a touching tribute to dreams and hard reality. Last Meal, what would you want for for your final supper? Liza Anonymous, a funny take on generational zeitgeist. An honourable mention goes to Death […]
Chat Cinema talks Shogen
From the International Film Festival Rotterdam an interview with Actor Shogun on his unsympathetic role in Sexual Drive. How did he feel about Ramen Noodles? Click below to find out.
Chat Cinema talks Revenge
I screened the short film The Women’s Revenge on the International Film Festival Rotterdam platform. The work packs a punch. Listen to the conversation with Director Su Hui Yu explain his work and influences. Click below: