Attenberg –  a political view *. While easy to proclaim this the least overtly political film of the three LLUX Prize 2011 finalists, Athina Rachel Tsangari's Attenberg is actually steeped in a particularly Greek backdrop of current events. The €...

Focus on Attenberg Director Athina Rachel Tsangari

Focus on Athina Rachel Tsangari by Nick Shaw, British member of '27 Times Cinema'*. Athina Rachel Tsangari is the Greek director of Attenberg, however she also the producer of the breakthrough film Dogtooth and the forthcoming Alps. This puts her...

Focus on Les neiges du Kilimandjaro Director Robert Guédiguian

Focus on Robert Guédiguian by Nick Shaw, British member of '27 Times Cinema'* Marseilles-born filmmaker Robert Guédiguian has been consistently making politically charged, acutely observed films in his home town for twenty years. His regular use...

Focus on Competitor Movie Les neiges du Kilimandjaro

Focus on Les Neiges du Kilimandjaro by Nick Shaw, British member of '27 Times Cinema'*. This film is the latest product of Guédiguian´s usual ensemble cast and comes direct from the Un Certain Regard section of Cannes 2011.


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Focus on Competitor Movie Play

Focus on Play by Nick Shaw, British member of '27 Times Cinema'*. Play is the new film by award-winning Swedish filmmaker Ruben Ostlund and comes to us from a successful premier at this year's Cannes Director's fortnight. The film is on the face...