La Familia

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This debut feature film from  Venezuelan filmmaker Gustavo Ronon Cordova which is not just a mere indictment of the financial consequences of his country’s near economic collapse, but on the dire effects it has on the family. His two-hander of a story is of a father and son living in near slum conditions in a rough no-go area of … Continue reading



A Fantastic Woman

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Sebastián Lelio’s extraordinary wonderful new movie gets to the very core of Chilean society’s inbred homophobia and transphobia that threatens the very existence of Marina  (Daniela Vega) the protagonist simply because they resent the very fact that she had been the light of her dead lover’s life.  The movie opens with 57-year-old Orlando (Francisco Reyes) getting ready … Continue reading




Pulse

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This debut feature film from Daniel Monks and Stevie Cruz Martin is one of the most provocative stories that tackles gender identity and presents its own very different sci-fi take on this issue that is both innovative and intriguing. Disabled teenager Olly (Monks)is getting increasingly unhappy that whilst his schoolmates are all enjoying dating and the … Continue reading



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