Jerry Hoffmann’s “I AM” Examines the Relationship Between Humans and Our Ever-Growing Relationship With Technology

I AM is a short film by German director Jerry Hoffmann. It explores the necessity of human connection in a world that is growing increasingly more isolated. The topics of isolation and loneliness are well known to most; especially following the global pandemic. Hoffman expands on these concepts with great skill. The film follows the story of a woman, Noé, and a robot, Ela, whom … Continue reading Jerry Hoffmann’s “I AM” Examines the Relationship Between Humans and Our Ever-Growing Relationship With Technology

Cesar Martinez Barba’s “Dial Home” Documents the Post-Deportation Lives of the Undocumented – Review

Over the past several years, the deportation of undocumented immigrants in America has been a topic that has been on the minds of many. From DACA to The Dreamers, many have tried to take a stand against these deportations and the effect that they can have on those who are forced to leave the country they call home. Cesar Martinez Barba, director of Dial Home, … Continue reading Cesar Martinez Barba’s “Dial Home” Documents the Post-Deportation Lives of the Undocumented – Review

Tadeusz Łysiak’s Film “The Dress” Discusses the Innate Desire for Intimacy

We were lucky enough to have Tadeusz Łysiak speak to us in regards to his film, The Dress. The film addresses the concept of intimacy through the lens of a young woman who is a short-statured individual. The way those around her treat her leads her to have a difficult time obtaining relational intimacy and dealing with her desire to be wanted. Łysiak provided wonderful … Continue reading Tadeusz Łysiak’s Film “The Dress” Discusses the Innate Desire for Intimacy

Olmo Omerzu’s THE LAST DAY OF PATRIARCHY brilliantly depicts the hold a patriarch can have on its family

This is a film that took me by surprise, a family patriarch is something you don’t hear of very often, coming from a culture where taking a request from elders is the norm, this film brilliantly depicts the hold a patriarch of the family has on its members. Olmo Omerzu’s (Bird Atlas) The Last Day of Patriarchy follows the story of young man who brings … Continue reading Olmo Omerzu’s THE LAST DAY OF PATRIARCHY brilliantly depicts the hold a patriarch can have on its family

Academy Award Winner Anders Walter’s short film Child of Mine – Review

Director Anders Walter, perfectly examines the way in which familial trauma and abuse can stretch far beyond the years during which the victim is directly abused. His masterful film, Child of Mine, which is eligible to be considered for a 2022 Academy Award, takes a raw and honest look into this difficult topic while still handling it in a way that is accessible to audiences.  … Continue reading Academy Award Winner Anders Walter’s short film Child of Mine – Review