Tiff Encounters- Interview with Valentina Maurel

For our last interview from the festival, we met director @valentina_maurel, who came in Thessaloniki to present her beautiful movie “I Have Electric Dreams”. Our volunteer @giovannistanislao talked with her about childhood and adulthood, about the way to become an adult and, of course, her movie and the main character, Eva. Take a look! Interview: Giovanni StanislaoSound: Carolin […]

the rite of spring movie

Tiff Reviews – The Rite of Spring

The movie “The Rite of the Spring”, originally called “La consagración de la primavera”, which I watched at the Thessaloniki Film Festival, was quite impressive. Directed by Fernando Franco and starring Telmo Irureta, Valèria Sorolla, and Emma Suárez, the Spanish-made film is about the developing relationship between David. The movie begins with Laura, who is […]

Tiff Encounters- Interview with Aida Begić

In today’s interview, our volunteer Giovanni Stanislao talked with “A Ballad” director Aida Begić. They discussed about female represantation, bosnian cinema, comedy and a new approach on arthouse cinema to reach a larger audience. Take a look! The movie was presented during the 63th Thessaloniki Film Festival. Audio: Yusuf Taskiran All out interviews from this […]

24th TDF- A House Made of Splinters

Ukraine. In a temporary shelter for children who are waiting to go back to their family or to be brought to an orphanage, we follow the stories of a few of these kids and their personal events.They live in a building that is only a place of passage, they are not supposed to stay there […]

60th Thessaloniki International Film Festival: Papicha

1997, the Algerian Civil War, the social climate becomes more conservative, new bans are set by the radicals. They want to make women to cover up, literally from head to toe. Women are forbidden from going to work and from being educated at university. If not, fundamentalists are ready to show up and violently convince […]

Our reviews of 60th Thessaloniki International Film Festival

— A voluntary year (2019) by Ulrich Kölher/Henner Winckler – Round Midnight Author: Francesco Cirica Urs wants his daughter to take a Voluntary year in Costa Rica, but she doesn’t think the same. Kölher and Winckler mix slice of life with a little surrealistic touch to address from an unexpected point of view a story […]

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