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”

The Present Director Farah Nabulsi, “Apartheid is alive and kicking”

Quanda Graves talks with the talented director Farah Nabulsi, about her award winning film The Present. Farah Nabulsi’s The Present is heartwarmingly stirring: It’s about a family who must pass through a segregated and alarming checkpoint just to buy their weekly groceries. It is charging and captivatingly sad. The Present shows us that while we can just take a drive or walk to our stores without a scratch … Continue reading The Present Director Farah Nabulsi, “Apartheid is alive and kicking”

FILM REVIEW – The Present “Farah Nabulsi materializes a powerhouse combination of director, writer and producer”

Farah Nabulsi materializes a powerhouse combination of director, writer and producer for her realistic fiction film motivated by the tragedies endured by the Palestinian people. Farah Nabulsi materializes a powerhouse combination of director, writer and producer for her realistic fiction film motivated by the tragedies endured by the Palestinian people. Her newest short film The Present,  starring distinguished actor Saleh Bakri, invites audiences along to … Continue reading FILM REVIEW – The Present “Farah Nabulsi materializes a powerhouse combination of director, writer and producer”

Director Susan Rosenzweig “‘Baby Hers’ tells the tragic and true story of how we get milk: by stealing it from lactating mothers and kidnapping their babies”

We caught up with director Susan Rosenzweig to talk about her eye-opening documentary short BABY HERS. Thank you for sharing your important film, you have certainly opened our eyes to the cruelties of the milk industry.  What inspired you to make this film? I’ve always loved animals and wanted to help them. My dad taught me how to catch bugs in the house with a … Continue reading Director Susan Rosenzweig “‘Baby Hers’ tells the tragic and true story of how we get milk: by stealing it from lactating mothers and kidnapping their babies”

Mayan Engelman and Eliran Peled’s ‘Cinema Rex’ focuses on how the power of cinema can unite enemies and cultures

Selected for Annecy International Animated Film Festival Starring Maisa Abd Elhadi (The Angel) and Tsahi Halevi (Fauda) Mayan Engelman and Eliran Peled’s animation short Cinema Rex focuses on two kids who form a close friendship through their mutual love for cinema. Cinema Rex was actually a real cinema that was working between 1937-1939 in Jerusalem, one of the only businesses at the time that was … Continue reading Mayan Engelman and Eliran Peled’s ‘Cinema Rex’ focuses on how the power of cinema can unite enemies and cultures