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David Katz


42 articles available in total starting from 11/07/2018. Last article published on 15/09/2020.

Review: Ghosts

Review: Ghosts

VENICE 2020: Turkish director Azra Deniz Okyay breaks out with an excellent debut film featuring a cross-cutting narrative, a deserving winner of the International Film Critics’ Week Grand Prize  

15/09 | Venice 2020 | International Film Critics’ Week

Review: Tragic Jungle

Review: Tragic Jungle

VENICE 2020: Adapting the classic Mayan legend of the Xtabay, rising Mexican helmer Yulene Olaizola creates a taut but disappointing jungle-set thriller  

14/09 | Venice 2020 | Orizzonti

Ghosts and Bad Roads come out on top in Venice’s International Film Critics’ Week

Ghosts and Bad Roads come out on top in Venice’s International Film Critics’ Week

VENICE 2020: The features, both produced or co-produced in Europe, took home the Grand Prize and the Verona Film Club Award, respectively  

12/09 | Venice 2020 | International Film Critics’ Week/Awards

Review: Laila in Haifa

Review: Laila in Haifa

VENICE 2020: Israeli great Amos Gitai crafts a beautiful nocturnal roundelay in an unusual location: a hip bar with an equally Israeli and Palestinian clientele  

11/09 | Venice 2020 | Competition

Review: Dear Comrades

Review: Dear Comrades

VENICE 2020: Andrei Konchalovsky continues his latter-day form with this excellent drama focusing on a popular uprising in Novocherkassk, USSR, and the ensuing massacre  

09/09 | Venice 2020 | Competition

Review: Bad Roads

Review: Bad Roads

VENICE 2020: Adapted from a stage play, this chilling debut by Natalya Vorozhbit unveils mostly pain and little hope in the war-torn Donbass region  

08/09 | Venice 2020 | International Film Critics’ Week

Review: Mosquito State

Review: Mosquito State

VENICE 2020: Producer-director Filip Jan Rymsza’s third feature follows a Wall Street analyst infected by a blood-sucking mosquito  

06/09 | Venice 2020 | Out of Competition

Open City Documentary Festival in London announces its 2020 edition

Open City Documentary Festival in London announces its 2020 edition

The non-fiction film festival’s tenth edition will take place online this year, running from 9 to 15 September  

13/08 | Festivals | Awards | UK

John Boyega and Felicity Jones head to the Borderland

John Boyega and Felicity Jones head to the Borderland

The IRA thriller from directors the Guard Brothers is also set to star Jack Reynor and Jodie Turner-Smith  

08/07 | Production | Funding | UK

Review: Camagroga

Review: Camagroga

Spanish documentarian Alfonso Amador provides us with an exhaustive depiction of tiger-nut farming in the village of Alboraya, near Valencia  

25/06 | Sheffield Doc Fest 2020

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