SXSW SOAK Director Feature – Hannah Bang “I like to collect images and hand draw plans in order to form ideas”

Our film journalist Yasmeen caught up with the Director of the fantastic live action short (SOAK) to talk about her film. 16 year old Yeonsoo Tak meets her mother who ran away, intent on convincing her to return home. However, as the night wears on, Yeonsoo realizes that her mother has hopes of her own, something that had never occurred to Yeonsoo. Stuck between her … Continue reading SXSW SOAK Director Feature – Hannah Bang “I like to collect images and hand draw plans in order to form ideas”

SXSW – Familial bonds are questioned in Hannah Bang’s SOAK

Familial bonds are questioned in Soak, a short film depicting a daughter’s tireless plea to convince her mother to return home. Yeonsoo is subjected to complicated family matters long before she first entered the world. While her mother is kind and genuinely cares, she abandoned her daughter for new beginnings at her Yeonsoo’s expense. However, as her sole caretaker, Yeonsoo feels that she owes her … Continue reading SXSW – Familial bonds are questioned in Hannah Bang’s SOAK

DA YIE – Anthony Nti and Chingiz Karibekov use Ghana’s beauty to instil the audience with confusion

Director/ writer Anthony Nti and writer Chingiz Karibekov create an insightful perspective of child trafficking in Da Yie, a film follows two children and their brush with kidnapping. Set in Ghana where youth kidnappings are on the rise, the issue is not explained through statistics or graphs, but as an inconspicuous and covert operation.  Awarded the Grand Prix at the 42nd International Film Festival Clermont … Continue reading DA YIE – Anthony Nti and Chingiz Karibekov use Ghana’s beauty to instil the audience with confusion

Exclusive Interview with ‘My Other Suit Is Human’ director Andrew Montague

Director Andrew Montague’s Live-Action short My Other Suit Is Human focuses on a couple who struggle after losing their baby son. A film which touches on a heartbreaking loss that a lot of people in this world have experienced and has screened at many film festivals including the Oscar-qualifying HollyShorts Film Festival, we spoke to Andrew about the importance of this film and why he … Continue reading Exclusive Interview with ‘My Other Suit Is Human’ director Andrew Montague

Exclusive Interview with ‘White Eye’ Director Tomer Shushan

Live-Action Short White Eye by director Tomer Shushan is not only a brilliant film but also an eye-opening film that addresses the topic of immigration. A film that is shot so beautifully, White Eye has won numerous amount of accolades including the Oscar-qualifying Awards at the 2020 SXSW Film Festival and the 2020 UrbanWorld Film Festival, Best Narrative Short Film Award at the Warsaw Jewish … Continue reading Exclusive Interview with ‘White Eye’ Director Tomer Shushan