David Bartlett’s MOUSIE uses art as a weapon of hope to survive

No matter how old you are, losing your loved ones is one of the worst feelings. Whatever the reason is, it is always hard. However, when it happens at a young age, when you need the support of your parents the most, it can be way harder. Especially, if it is because of war, terror and persecution. Director David Bartlett and producer Will Poole came together for the second time (after their … Continue reading David Bartlett’s MOUSIE uses art as a weapon of hope to survive

Erica Eng’s AMERICANIZED is a timely story of an American Chinese high -schooler seeking to belong

Socializing and sense of belonging is what every human looks for. Since childhood people interact with others and try to fit in a group with similar interests, visions, goals or ideas. However, when your background and the way you are raised clashes this can be quite challenging. People tend to become friends with people who are similar to them; therefore, when you have a mixed … Continue reading Erica Eng’s AMERICANIZED is a timely story of an American Chinese high -schooler seeking to belong

Jerry Hoffmann and Stella Flicker’s Student Academy Award Nominated Film I AM questions public discourse on robot ethics

Robots are always one of the hot topics in this century. Technology is improving rapidly and people cannot help but wonder what the future holds. It is expected that robots will become a part of our everyday life, which raises some concerns. Writer Florens Huhn, director Jerry Hoffmann, producer Stella Flicker and photographer Lena Katharina Krause have come together for a second time (after their … Continue reading Jerry Hoffmann and Stella Flicker’s Student Academy Award Nominated Film I AM questions public discourse on robot ethics

Dekel Berenson’s Ashmina “Your holiday and a child’s livelihood”

It’s not everywhere that you would see a sky littered with bodies, attached to large bright parachutes gliding softly to the ground. This is a common sight however in Pokhara, Nepal the paragliding capital of the world and it’s easy to see why with picturesque backdrops of the Himalayas and mountain lakes. This popular adventure destination is where director Dekel Berenson situates his short film, … Continue reading Dekel Berenson’s Ashmina “Your holiday and a child’s livelihood”

Rémi Allier’s Little Hands “Allier’s storytelling conveys a deep understanding of human emotion and innocence”

Everyone makes mistakes; sometimes they happen in a lapse of judgment or even a split decision made in blind rage. There are few however who would be driven to such anger that they would take an innocent child, such is the story that unfolds in Little Hands. Everyone makes mistakes; sometimes they happen in a lapse of judgment or even a split decision made in … Continue reading Rémi Allier’s Little Hands “Allier’s storytelling conveys a deep understanding of human emotion and innocence”