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A Woman Among the Tombstones: Yaelle Kayam Talks About Mountain

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 09.19.2015 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

Premiering in the Orizzonti section at this year's Venice Film Festival, Yaelle Kayam's Mountain was one of the films that impressed me the most. I use that exact word because Mountain left both an impression on me and, as the Italians use the word "impressione" literally, it shocked, struck and shook me, profoundly.

Fear and the Filmmaker in Cannes: The Aftermath of the Inauguration of the Public Toilet at Kilometer 375

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 07.22.2014 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

Despite its short length, The Aftermath is a full and significant film, and although bare and minimalist in look, it's crowded with expectation. It is also groundbreaking, as I've endlessly mentioned before, the first film from Egypt to be included in the Cinéfondation.

The Cannes Diaries: Only a Few Hours Till D-Day

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 07.14.2014 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

It feels as if everything has taken on a weird otherworldly dimension in Cannes, as if time stood still until the opening night film Grace of Monaco will kick off the 67th edition of the festival, later tonight.

Cannes Highlights: Gilles Jacob, the Red Carpet and the Economy of Cinema

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Vivian Norris

The most enjoyable part of this Cannes festival was that the French were back in full force, on their "home turf". It is because they protect and respect cinema that we have a festival of this quality and magnitude.