Sing Me a Song (France/Germany/Switzerland, 2019)

Sing Me a Song recalls the groundbreaking Up series which followed the lives of fourteen British children since 1964 at seven year intervals. That pioneering method of recording social transformation through individual lives has been […]

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on Jan, 14 · in Reviews

Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom (Bhutan, 2019) [NYAFF 2020]

A perception exist that Bhutan’s Gross National Happiness philosophy has made the country one of “the happiest places in the world,” but the reality is that an increasing number of young people are leaving the […]

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on Sep, 04 · in Reviews

Honeygiver Among the Dogs (Bhutan, 2016)

Dechen Roder’s debut feature Honeygiver Among the Dogs is quite a unique film whose particular charm depends on its blend of seemingly incompatible approaches. Present in the film are enduring elements of neo noir (femme […]

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on Jul, 09 · in Reviews

The Red Phallus (Bhutan, 2018)

At times frustratingly caught between art-house mood piece and ethnographic record, Tashi Gyeltshen’s first feature The Red Phallus nonetheless affords a glimpse of how life in contemporary Bhutan is also hard to define as its […]

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on Apr, 08 · in Reviews

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