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Festival report by Stanislav Zeman, President of the Ecumenical Jury
Stanislaw Zeman, president of the ecumenical jury at the International Film Festival for Children and Youth in Zlín 2024, reports about his impressions of the city and the competition programmes.
Peter Paul Huth continues his coverage from Cannes with comments on "Rapito" by Marco Bellocchio and "Il sol dell'avvenire" by Nanni Moretti
"Asteroid City" by Wes Anderson presents itself as an art product, "La passion de Dodin Bouffant" by Trân Anh Hùng celebrates culinary creations: so Peter Paul Huth in another report from Cannes 2023.
Reviews by Peter Paul Huth of the competition films by Todd Haynes and Aki Kaurismäki
Peter Paul Huth looks at the female leads in "Anatomie d'une chute" and "Club Zero".
Peter Paul Huth on films by Jonathan Glazer and Nuri Bilge Ceylan.
In his films, the Japanese filmmaker Kore-eda Hirokazu repeatedly addresses the question: What makes a family? In his new film "Monster", it is a single mother who no longer understands her 11-year-old son Minato.
Die Corona Einschränkungen sind Geschichte und das Festival de Cannes ist back to normal. Die Liste der Stars, die auf dem Roten Teppich erwartet werden, ist eindrucksvoll: Harrison Ford, Cate Blanchett, Leonardo di Caprio, Robert de Niro, Julianne Moore, Rachel Portmann. Den Anfang machte Michael Douglas.
The Tampere Film Festival (March 8-13) was organized for the 53rd in 2023. It is one of the three largest short film festivals in Europe, alongside Clermont-Ferrand (France) and Oberhausen (Germany).
Film about a young boy who gets caught up in the war between two local gangs wins church film prize at BUFF Malmö 2023.
Director Markus Toivo has been presented with the Church Media Foundation Award at the Tampere Film Festival 2023 for his documentary film "Under Construction". The prize is endowed with 1.500 euros.