Rotterdam Features

  • Paulo Sacramento
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    Tiger directors: Paulo Sacramento, Riocorrente

    2014-01-25T11:44:00Z

    Long-time editor Paulo Sacramento makes his fictional feature debut with Riocorrente, a timely and tense contemporary tale set in Sao Paulo.

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    Rotterdam: Michael Tully talks Ping Pong Summer

    2014-01-25T06:02:00Z

    The Austin-based director talks about his “deeply personal” 1980s-set feature, which has its European premiere in Rotterdam tonight as a Big Talk event (after premiering in Sundance last week).

  • Dick Tuinder
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    Tiger directors: Dick Tuinder, Farewell To The Moon

    2014-01-24T11:22:00Z

    The Dutch artist and filmmaker’s second feature is set in 1970s Amsterdam.

  • Ester Martin Bergsmark
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    Tiger directors: Ester Martin Bergsmark, Something Must Break

    2014-01-24T11:18:00Z

    The Swedish director talks about his first foray into fiction.

  • Rotterdam Film Festival
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    Rotterdam Film Festival 2014

    2014-01-22T12:59:00Z

    The 43rd International Film Festival Rotterdam celebrates its usual independent, global spirit — as well as marking the 25th anniversary of the Hubert Bals Fund. Plus, a preview of this year’s CineMart selections.

  • Michael Noer
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    Michael Noer, Northwest

    2013-01-24T10:25:00Z

    Michael Noer’s Northwest, which premieres at Rotterdam and Göteborg, explores life in a crime-ridden Copenhagen neighbourhood. The director tells Wendy Mitchell about the search for truth in his characters.

  • Kevin Macdonald with short doc winner Vincent Lauffer
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    Curacao International Film Festival Rotterdam

    2012-04-02T17:16:00Z

    Photos from the inaugural four-day film festival on the Caribbean island.

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    Maja Milos

    2012-02-01T11:15:00Z

    28-year-old Serbian writer-director Maja Milos’ debut feature Clip (Klip) has been the talk of Rotterdam. It was a polarising film drawing some praise and some outrage. “At least nobody is indifferent to the film,” Milos says.The story follows a young teenage girl who has a frustrating home life

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    Peter von Bagh

    2012-01-31T09:45:00Z

    The Finnish director talks about his Rotterdam retrospective, the privilege of bringing great directors to the Midnight Sun Film Festival, and how very local films can be universal.

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    Rotterdam 2012 special

    2012-01-20T13:29:00Z

    Screen presents our guide to Rotterdam 2012, including an interview with festival director Rutger Wolfson; profiles of the Tiger competitors and other hot world premieres across all IFFR sections; a CineMart preview with profiles of the hottest projects; and the latest from the Hubert Bals Fund.