Film Reviews, Z - 2018

CAMFF 2018: Lemonade (2018)

Mara (Mãlina Manovici) is a young Romanian woman working in America when she meets and marries Daniel (Dylan Smith). After she brings her nine-year-old son Dragos (Milan Hurduc) to America, things are looking good for her new family until she encounters problems when applying for…

Film Reviews, Z - 2018

CAMFF 2018: Júlia ist (2017)

Júlia (Elena Martin) is an architecture student from Catalan who is set to go to study in Berlin for a year thanks to an Erasmus programme. Once she’s there she’s completely alone for the first time in her life, the distance from home puts a strain…

Film Reviews, Z - 2018

CAMFF 2018: Burning (2018)

When Hae-mi (Jong-seo Jeon) goes to Africa she asks her old schoolmate Jong-su (Ah-In Yoo) to look after her cat. When she returns with enigmatic Ben (Steven Yeun) who she met in Africa, Jong-su is dismayed and feels pushed out by the two of them. Burning is a slow-burn of a film about class and sexual desire. Jong-su and Hae-mi are…

Film Reviews, Z - 2017

CAMFF 2018: High Fantasy (2017)

Four young friends go on a camping trip in the heart of the South African wilderness. The vast farmland they’re staying on belongs to Lexi’s (Francesca Varrie Michel) family and they document their adventures with their camera phones. Things take a strange turn when they…

Film Reviews, Z - 2018

CAMFF 2018: Supa Modo (2018)

Jo (Stycie Waweru) is a young girl with a terminal illness who loves superheroes. Her mother Kathryn (Marrianne Nungo) is protective and wants her to rest but, with the help of fellow villagers, her older sister Mwix (Nyawara Ndambia) encourages her passion and her dream…

Film Reviews, Z - 2018

CAMFF 2018: The Guilty (2018)

On his last night of dispatch duty, police officer Asger Holm (Jakob Cedergren) gets a call from a kidnapped woman and it’s a race against time to find her. Films set in one location aren’t that uncommon anymore, but truly great and gripping ones are…

Interviews

CAMFF 2018: An Interview with Rudy Riverón Sánchez

Interview by Elena Morgan Director Rudy Riverón Sánchez, a Leeds-based filmmaker, is currently on the festival circuit with his feature film debut Is That You?. We got the chance to talk to him as the film is having its UK premiere at the Cambridge Film Festival…

Film Reviews, Z - 2017

CAMFF 2018: Roobha (2017)

Roobha (Amrit Sandhu), a trans-woman, struggles to find her place after being ostracized by her family. Her chance encounter with a family man, Anthony (Antonythasan Jesuthasan), leads to a beautiful romance. But their blissful relationship soon comes crashing down for reasons not their own. Set…