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  • As Far as I Can Walk

  • A.I. At War

  • Waters of Pastaza

  • Days and Nights of Dimitra K.

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  • As Far as I Can Walk

    As Far as I Can Walk

    The major success of As Far as I Can Walk comes from its humanism, which is felt through every aspect of the film.

    By the great respect it has for its characters, the film never sinks into a voyeuristic fable. On the contrary, it walks this line by way of cinematic distance and screenwriting proximity. This blunt encounter bestows the film with an impressive uniqueness.

    The director, Stefan, never uses common devices. He never falls into pathos, which would be…

  • A.I. At War

    A.I. At War

    We would also like to cite the audacity of Florent Marcie’s concept: bringing a very cute little robot into the jaws of the ugliest of mankind: war, death and destruction. His dialogue with his innocent friend Sota led to some strikingly poetic moments. The reactions Sota elicited among the rescue workers in Mosul and Aleppo showed a moving capacity for delight despite the surrounding horror. Marcie’s ability to film in the midst of conflict is also to be commended.


Popular reviews

  • Land of Warm Waters

    Land of Warm Waters

    It is a film without a linear story to follow, built up around surrealistic associations. It takes you by surprise from one scene to the next one breaking away from the traditional narrative techniques we are used to. Shot in super 8 mm, this film has a true courage to take us back to the beginning of cinematography with its love of moving images and photography. You cannot help but enjoy the strange and exciting journey they offer you. Land…

  • Days and Nights of Dimitra K.

    Days and Nights of Dimitra K.

    The Jury was particularly taken with Demetra for her expansive humanity and love for her fellow human beings. Eva Stefani established a relationship of trust and confidence with her subject to the point where she was utterly natural and open in front of the camera. In addition, the many years during which Stefani filmed Demetra allowed the film to encompass an era, with rich developments in both their relationship and Demetra’s life trajectory. Through one woman’s life, we are given…