Editorial: 559′ in the cinema

Editorial: 559′ in the cinema

I’ve wasted several hours on my search for the common denominator to bind together this year’s film nominees with a theme. During this time, I’ve drunk two coffees and smoked two cigarettes. This long process, however, ended up fruitless. Describing...
The Dragonfly Eyes

The Dragonfly Eyes

A rediscovery of the world as a film stage, without actors and cameramen, with melodrama sewn under its skin. The effects of an obsession about being under constant pressure of quiet cameras of contemporary China and open access to data clouds. A peculiar perspective...
The Wild Boys

The Wild Boys

The story of a ragtag group of five youngsters, whose transgressions and shenanigans put them on a mysterious cruise under the care of the strict Captain. Their carefree, cynical attitudes get confronted with the tough drills and rules governing the ship. The film...
We

We

During the summer in a Belgian-Dutch village, eight teenagers begin a game with their own sexuality. How far will they venture to beat the holiday boredom and pursue fast cash? Will their conviction in their own maturity and readiness for initiation survive...
King

King

A strange, perhaps even surrealist western, tasting of film tape. Niles Atallah, director of “Lucia” (1st Ars Independent) tells a part real, part fablelike story of adventurer Orélie Antoine de Tounens, who lived in the second half of the 19th century. He wanted to...