Rotterdam Features – Page 5

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    Tiger directors: Natalia Meschaninova, The Hope Factory

    2014-01-28T06:46:00Z

    Russian filmmaker Natalia Meschaninova makes her feature debut with The Hope Factory, a coming-of-age tale set against the backdrop of the Siberian city of Norilsk.

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    Tiger directors: Tatjana Bozic, Happily Ever After

    2014-01-27T07:43:00Z

    It was the spectre of yet another failed relationship on the horizon that prompted Croatian filmmaker Tatjana Bozic to make her candid documentary Happily Ever After exploring her chaotic love life of the last 20 years.

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    Tiger directors: Maya Vitkova, Viktoria

    2014-01-27T06:26:00Z Contributing Editor Sarah Cooper

    The Bulgarian film-maker talks about her ‘semi-autobiographical’ directorial debut, nine years in the making.

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    Tiger directors: Jan Schomburg, Lose My Self

    2014-01-27T05:33:00Z Contributing Editor Sarah Cooper

    Maria Schrader stars as a woman suffering from retrograde amnesia.

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    Tiger directors: Luis Miñarro, Falling Star

    2014-01-27T05:31:00Z Contributing Editor Sarah Cooper

    Having worked with a string of acclaimed directors, Spanish arthouse producer Luis Minarro decided that the time was finally right to direct his own fiction feature.

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    Tiger directors: Fellipe Barbosa, Casa Grande

    2014-01-26T09:40:00Z

    Brazilian director Fellipe Barbosa took inspiration from his own family’s financial problems for his debut feature Casa Grande.

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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).

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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.

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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.

  • Filmmaker Alexis Do Santos with IFFR head Rutger Wolfson at the Cinema Reloaded Screenings at Rotterdam 2011.
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    Finding A Place In The Crowd

    2011-02-03T13:49:00Z

    With all the buzz about crowdsourcing being one way to save the indie film sector, the International Film Festival Rotterdam this year put the concept to the test – with mixed results.

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    Adventure land

    2011-01-06T17:11:00Z

    Celebrating its 40th anniversary, the International Film Festival Rotterdam remains a major champion of indie and experimental cinema — despite a difficult climate for arts funding in the Netherlands.

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    Introducing the market

    2010-01-27T17:37:00Z

    The festival’s 10-year-old Lab teaches a select group of international producers how to navigate their way through a film festival and market. By Geoffrey Macnab

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    CineMart highlights

    2010-01-27T17:36:00Z

    Geoffrey Macnab highlights some handpicked projects at the co-production market.