Category Archives: International

#HIFF2020 review: Bait

Written and Directed by Mark Jenkin | 89 min | Halifax Independent Film Festival  The 2020 Halifax Independent Film Festival runs from Thursday, November 12 to Sunday, November 15. It includes international features and local shorts screenings. They're all online and free. For screening information, go to hiff.ca. Some have called Bait experimental, and I…Read More

#LDF2020 Review — iHuman

Directed by Tonje Hessen Schei | 99 min This is a very bleak look at our possible fate given the rapid development of artificial intelligence. This documentary travels the planet, speaking to scientists and researchers on a future that could be amazing — AI could solve a lot of our problems — but, according to…Read More

#FIN2020 Review — Deux (Two of Us)

Directed by Filippo Meneghetti | Written by Meneghetti, Malysone Bovorasmy, and Florence Vignon | 99 min I'd read this described as an Amour for same-sex seniors, but that's more than painfully reductive... it's also plain wrong. Deux has something else going on. In its delicate heart it's a late-life lesbian love story, but it's paced…Read More