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David Katz


62 articles available in total starting from 11/07/2018. Last article published on 04/03/2021.

Review: Night Nursery

Review: Night Nursery

BERLINALE 2021: Moumouni Sanou’s first documentary feature is a lively if underdeveloped work examining a childcare home used by Burkina Faso sex workers  

04/03 | Berlinale 2021 | Forum

Ramon Zürcher and Silvan Zürcher  • Directors of The Girl and the Spider

Interview: Ramon Zürcher and Silvan Zürcher • Directors of The Girl and the Spider

“Our style, in a way, is determined by control, but there’s also this beauty in chaos”

BERLINALE 2021: We spoke to the Swiss directors about their oblique, witty psychological drama, on the eve of its premiere in the Encounters competition  

03/03 | Berlinale 2021 | Encounters

Review: Souad

Review: Souad

BERLINALE 2021: Ayten Amid’s 2020 Cannes Label-selected drama is a touching portrayal of three Egyptian youths and the tragic event that binds them  

02/03 | Berlinale 2021 | Panorama

Review: The Girl and the Spider

Review: The Girl and the Spider

BERLINALE 2021: Swiss filmmaker Ramon Zürcher, here joined by his twin brother Silvan as co-director, continues his innovative mode of storytelling in this awaited follow-up to The Strange Little Cat  

02/03 | Berlinale 2021 | Encounters

Joanna Hogg and Tilda Swinton to reunite for ghost story The Eternal Daughter

Joanna Hogg and Tilda Swinton to reunite for ghost story The Eternal Daughter

The long-term collaborators shot the film in secret late last year; it is being produced by Ireland’s Element Pictures, BBC Film and Martin Scorsese’s Sikelia Productions  

09/02 | Production | Funding | Ireland/UK/USA

Review: Sabaya

Review: Sabaya

Hogir Hirori’s disturbing documentary details a volunteer organisation that recovers Yazidi women forced into sex slavery by ISIS  

04/02 | Sundance 2021 | World Cinema Documentary Competition

Review: Flee

Review: Flee

Jonas Poher Rasmussen’s animated docu-drama on an Afghan refugee’s journey to safety is sublime storytelling  

02/02 | Sundance 2021 | World Cinema Documentary Competition

The UK’s Sky TV to ramp up investment in feature films

The UK’s Sky TV to ramp up investment in feature films

The UK’s largest pay-TV broadcaster will launch 30 new movies this year under the Sky Originals banner, as it looks to compete with streaming giants like Netflix and Amazon  

29/01 | Industry | Market | UK

Kristen Stewart joins the British royal family in Spencer

Kristen Stewart joins the British royal family in Spencer

Pablo Larraín's biographical drama on Princess Diana, a co-production between the UK, Germany and Chile, will begin COVID-secure principal photography next month  

14/01 | Production | Funding | UK/Germany/Chile

Brexit trade deal provokes a new agenda for the UK and European film industries

Brexit trade deal provokes a new agenda for the UK and European film industries

The new Trade and Cooperation Agreement between the UK and the EU was finally signed late last month, and sets out the impending relationship between the territories  

11/01 | Institutions | Legislation | UK/Europe

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