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

Me and the Cult Leader (Japan, 2020) [SDAFF 2020]

The full Japanese title of Sakahara Atsushi’s first feature-length documentary is 贖い: 悪の陳腐さに関する新たな報告 (Aganai: aku no chinpusa ni kansuru aratana hokokui), which can be translated roughly as “Atonement: new report on the banality of evil.” […]

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on Nov, 09 · in Reviews

Archiving Time (Taiwan, 2019) [SDAFF 2020]

Produced by the Taiwan Film Institute (TFI) and helmed by director-cinematographer Lu Yuan-chi, Archiving Time is an engaging documentary look into TFI’s mission and around-the-clock activities of film preservation and restoration. Given that TFI itself […]

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on Nov, 02 · in Reviews

Noodle Kid (China/Taiwan, 2019) [LAAPFF 2020]

For the Muslim Hui community in Qinghai Province, located in northwestern China, a frequent trajectory for adolescents has been to stop their primary schooling in their hometown and apprentice at a noodle restaurant in order […]

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on Oct, 04 · in Reviews

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