A few weeks ago the Locarno Festival held its 70th edition. Among the festivities, Let The Corpses Tan -- the third film by Belgian duo Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani -- had its world premiere on the majestic Piazza Grande....
The feature debut by Chinese artist Xu Bing, Dragonfly Eyes, carved out ot 10 000 of authentic and freely-circulated found footage possess equal degree of being disturbing as being fascinating contributing to the advancing aesthetics of post-humanism.
The chronicler and filmmaker Wang Bing introduces yet another invaluable volume into the annals of contemporary Chinese society notwhistanding the great matter of death grasped with dignity albeit without compromising its importance.
Emerging Portuguese filmmaker Pedro Cabeleira introduces his feature debut Damned Summer revolving around youth mired in hedonism, psychedelia and poor future prospects in an example of shoestring-budget filmmaking
Jan Speckenbach sophomore feature Freedom observes modern life, its complexities, ambiguities and a person´s tumultuous struggle with herself and himself with clinical realism and naturalistic visualism