72 posts categorized "Filmmaking"

July 03, 2021

SPOTLIGHT ON CANNES 2021: DIRECTORS' FORTNIGHT — THE SOUVENIR PART II —Joanna Hogg

Cannes' Directors' Fortnight Unveils Lineup of 2021 Edition - VarietyTHE SOUVENIR PART II

Picturehouse Entertainment takes 'The Souvenir Part II' for UK-Ireland  (exclusive) | News | Screen

"Julie, a shy but ambitious film student begins to find her voice as an artist while navigating a turbulent relationship with Anthony, a charismatic but untrustworthy man. Julie defies her protective mother as she slips deeper into an intense, emotionally fraught relationship that comes dangerously close to destroying her dreams. Joanna Hogg’s story of first love and a young woman’s formative years is semi-autobiographical." Souvenir is Joanna Hogg's follow-up to her 2019 film."

Joanna Hogg - Wikidata

"Joanna Hogg is one of the UK’s leading auteurs. Her first film Unrelated won numerous awards, including the FIPRESCI Prize at The London Film Festival. Archipelago was followed by Exhibition. Joanna’s next film The Souvenir  went on to win the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance Film Festival and, amongst others, garnered multiple BIFA and Spirit Awards nominations."

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SPOTLIGHT ON CANNES 2021: DIRECTORS' FORTNIGHT — THE SEA AHEAD —Ely Dagher

Cannes' Directors' Fortnight Unveils Lineup of 2021 Edition - VarietyTHE SEA AHEAD

Lebanese film 'The Sea Ahead' to premiere at Cannes Film Festival -  BroadcastPro ME

"After a long time gone, Jana, a young woman, suddenly returns to Beirut. She finds herself reconnecting with the familiar yet strange life she once left."

Ely DAGHER - Festival de Cannes 2021

"Born in 1985, Beirut based Ely Dagher graduated from Goldsmiths College in London. His work intertwines on different levels and focuses on the layering of narratives across film, painting and installation. Drawing from his upbringing in Lebanon, his work explores the possibilities created through the play between cultures, stories and fiction. It joggles between points of identification and visual structures, from surrealism, science fiction and the occult. Waves’98  was awarded the short film Palme d’Or"

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SPOTLIGHT ON CANNES 2021: DIRECTORS' FORTNIGHT — RETOUR À REIMS —Jean-Gabriel Périot

Cannes' Directors' Fortnight Unveils Lineup of 2021 Edition - VarietyRETOUR À REIMS

Screen Shot 2021-07-03 at 1.32.57 PM"Through the text of Didier Eribon interpreted by Adèle Haenel, Retour à Reims [Fragments] tells in archives an intimate and political story of the French working class from the beginning of the 1950s to today."

Berlinale | Archive | Annual Archives | 2019 | Photo Boulevard -  Jean-Gabriel Périot

"Born in France in 1974, Jean-Gabriel Périot has directed several short films on the border between documentary, experimental and fiction. He develops his own style of editing which questions violence and history from film and photographic archives. His films have won awards in numerous festivals around the world. A German Youth opened at the 2015 Berlinale (Panorama) and was awarded many times. Summer Lights premiered at the San Sebastian film festival. Our Defeats, his last feature documentary, was presented at the Forum during the 2019 edition of the Berlinale."

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