Mina Radovic

Film critic and film scholar
Country of origin: 
United Kingdom


The 68th International Short Film Festival Oberhausen featured a compelling range of short films from around the world. The films in competition included human dramas, documentary portraits, dance films, a variety of experimental works and a most intriguing selection of animated films. Mina Radovic, member of the Ecumenical Jury, reports.
The 69th International Film Festival Mannheim-Heidelberg (IFFMH) asserted itself as a powerful advocate for discovering new voices in world cinema. In that way, the festival held true to its mission in a particularly turbulent time.
Love is Potatoes (Netherlands/Russia, 2017) is a documentary first and foremost about personal memory and family history. Aliona Van Der Horst is the director of the film and its principle guide.
The film Maman Colonelle (DR Congo, 2017) begins with the eponymous Colonel Honorine Munyole as she prepares for another day of work. A tall husky lady bearing white-rimmed glasses, gentle facial features and a firm gaze...


30.04.2022 to 09.05.2022
12.11.2020 to 22.11.2020
Mannheim and Heidelberg