Currently Browsing: October 26, 2017

THE DIVINE ORDER (2017): Review by Roza Melkumyan

In her film The Divine Order (in German, Die göttliche Ordnung), writer and director Petra Volpe presents an account of women’s real-life fight against injustice. (RMM: 4/5)

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FÉLICITÉ (2017): Review by Amelie Lasker

You never quite know what Félicité is thinking, because even in her wise, self-effacing love for other people, she always seems to be keeping a secret of her own. (AEL: 5/5)

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MAYA DARDEL (2107): Review by Malin Jornvi

Co-directors and co-writers Magdalena Zyzak and Zachary Cotler’s creation is a disturbing and nightmarish meditation on reputation, power, loneliness, creativity, and the body of the aging woman. (MJJ: 3.5/5)

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NOVITIATE (2017): Review by Amelie Lasker

A debut narrative feature from writer and director Margaret Betts, Novitiate explores the secret world of nuns and would-be nuns, and of what motivates their choice to stay in convents their entire adult lives. The movie is set in the the 1960s, when convents were dealing with the changes issued from the Pope, collectively called […]

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