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From 15 to 24 August we will be celebrating the 10th edition of World Cinema Amsterdam, the film festival that has been presenting the best films from Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean for a decade now. The anniversary edition will take place at Rialto and De Balie, with open-air screenings at various locations as early as 7 August.
Kenya is by no means a gay-friendly country and of all places, this is where this film was made - a story about the love between two young women and all the problems that arise from it
Breathtakingly choreographed (sword) fight scenes - they are the trademark of the Chinese director Zhang Yimou. Shadow, shot in atmospheric black and white tones, is no exception. In other words: a new highlight in his oeuvre.
Las Hurdes (1933), a short, Marxist documentary by the surrealist director Luis Buñuel, has a remarkable history of origin, here depicted in beautiful animation.