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Kaleem Aftab


376 articles available in total starting from 01/09/2017. Last article published on 01/04/2020.

Altitude to sell worldwide rights to Faithfull

Altitude to sell worldwide rights to Faithfull

Ian Bonhôte has signed up to direct the biopic of singer Marianne Faithfull; Lucy Boynton is to star in the film set in mid-1960s London  

06/02 | Production | Funding | UK

Marion Hänsel  • Director of There Was a Little Ship

Interview: Marion Hänsel • Director of There Was a Little Ship

“Five years ago, when I had this heart surgery, all these memories came flooding back to me”

We spoke to Belgian filmmaker Marion Hänsel at IFFR, where she was the subject of a Deep Focus and presented her new film, There Was a Little Ship  

06/02 | IFFR 2020 | Deep Focus

Review: There Was a Little Ship

Review: There Was a Little Ship

From her hospital bed, Belgian filmmaker Marion Hänsel creates an intimate portrait of the cities, events and people that have shaped her life  

05/02 | IFFR 2020 | Deep Focus

Review: Epicentro

Review: Epicentro

Hubert Sauper takes a sunny look at the island of Cuba and walks away from Sundance with the Grand Jury Prize for Best Documentary  

05/02 | Sundance 2020 | World Cinema Documentary Competition

Review: Vivos

Review: Vivos

European-based Chinese dissident Ai Weiwei finds systemic corruption in the case of missing Mexican students  

04/02 | Sundance 2020 | Documentary Premieres

European co-productions win big at Sundance

European co-productions win big at Sundance

On a night when 28 feature-film awards were handed out, the gathering also announced the appointment of British-born Tabitha Jackson to the role of festival director  

03/02 | Sundance 2020 | Awards

1917 wins seven BAFTAs

1917 wins seven BAFTAs

Sam Mendes’ movie has scooped Best Film and Best Director, while For Sama has won Best Documentary and US thesps swept the acting gongs  

03/02 | BAFTA 2020

Review: Luxor

Review: Luxor

Andrea Riseborough delivers an evocative performance in Zeina Durra's touching new movie  

29/01 | Sundance 2020 | World Cinema Dramatic Competition

Review: La Fortaleza

Review: La Fortaleza

Jorge Thielen Armand mines his father’s past, as well as his acting chops, for this beguiling Venezuelan jungle drama  

28/01 | IFFR 2020 | Tiger Competition

Review: Possessor

Review: Possessor

Brandon Cronenberg’s Canadian-UK production is a sci-fi deconstruction of surveillance capitalism  

28/01 | Sundance 2020 | World Cinema Dramatic Competition