Since 2001 when he left Algeria, the filmmaker’s cousin Fahed has lived in Grimsby, England, and steadily worked two jobs, gotten married, and picked up the distinct accent of the region. In this quietly executed story of a man straddling two worlds—his place of birth and his adopted country—F...
Юные чешские спортсмены едут в самый интересный спортивный лагерь в их карьере — в Марокко. Они собираются не только тренироваться на льду в Африке, но и познакомиться с местным образом жизни. Вскоре марокканские хоккеисты приезжают с ответным визит в Чехию. Две команды, две культуры, общая цель.
Gabriel Tejedor, director of Kombinat on making the film in #MMK - the biggest iron & steel factory in Russia, on his characters, on his relation to Eastern Europe and work in general: "I wanted to examine once again the human capacity to endure hardship: adapting to a hostile environment (pollution, noise, competitiveness, extremely limited professional options…), to intractable political power, arbitrary rules (cronyism is life in Russia)…" IDIP FilmsSWISS FILMS #Magnitogorsk #Work #WorkingConditions #LabourVisions du RéelGab Tejedor... See MoreSee Less
Arthur Franck’s playful documentary THE HYPNOTIST centres on the mysterious figure of Olliver Hawk, a hypnotist famous in 1960s Finland whose hunger for success brings to mind Citizen Kane. Our review from DocsBarcelona via Filmin:
Fantastic news for Beautiful Things - FILM 💕❗️ Many festivals are being cancelled this season and so major film festivals created the historical event – We Are One Global Film Festival - Thanks to La Biennale di Venezia, Beautiful Things - FILM are part of it!
In 2001, Fahed (the director’s cousin) lands in England with his head full of dreams. After nearly two decades of immigrant life, his marriage is running out of steam, and his grim routine consists of hard and precarious work: Fahed finds himself idealizing his homeland, Algeria. A personal odysse...
AfriDocs New on #AfriDocs #KhartoumOffside A group of exceptional young ladies in Khartoum are determined to play football professionally. They are prepared to defy the ban imposed by Sudan’s Islamic Military government and they will not take no for an answer. Their battle to get officially recognised as Sudan’s National Woman’s team is fearless, courageous and often laughable. But their struggle is unwavering. Through the intimate portrait of these women over a number of years we follow their moments of hope and deception. Despite the National Football Federation getting FIFA funds earmarked for the women’s teams, this team continues to be marginalized. However, there is a new spark of hope when the elections within the federation could mean real change of the entire system.
After an ambitious widescreen opening, Gabriel Tejedor narrows his focus onto the humdrum human story behind the billowing pipes and red hot furnesses of this Russian industrial heartland. That of the locals who live here, and wider social observations