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The Flour Test (O Teste da Farinha)

Victor Fraga
2022

Eoghan Lyng - 30-11-2022

Brazilian journalist and filmmaker offers British viewers an overview of his native country, and its complicated history of male homosexuality. [Read More...]

Lovable (Milulis)

Staņislavs Tokalovs
2022

Paul Risker - 28-11-2022

A man’s conscience is stirred by a nine-year-old orphan in a technically bold and captivating Latvian drama (despite the absence of a sympathetic lead) - from the Baltic Competition of the 26th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival [Read More...]

Upon Entry

Alejandro Rojas, Juan Sebastián Vásquez
2022

Liván García-Duquesne - 27-11-2022

US border officers put young Spanish woman and her Venezuelan partner through the wringer, in a deeply dehumanising interrogation procedure - dirty gem premieres in the First Feature Competition of the 26th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival [Read More...]

Amar Colony

Siddharth Chauhan
2022

Liván García-Duquesne - 27-11-2022

A tale of repressed eroticism unfolds between the tenants of a dilapidated apartment in this strikingly original Indian debut – from the 26th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival [Read More...]

Rebelión

José Luis Rugeles
2022

Paul Risker - 27-11-2022

Biopic of celebrated Columbian singer and songwriter Joe Arroyo uses fiction in order to get close to the captivating truth behind the man - from the 26th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival [Read More...]

Suna (Suna Kahevahel)

Çigdem Sezgin
2022

Jeremy Clarke - 27-11-2022

A 50-year-old woman finds herself in conflict with conservative values when she moves in with a widower - astonishing Turkish drama premieres at the brand new Critics' Picks strand of the 26th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival [Read More...]

A Letter from Helga (Svar við bréfi Helgu)

Ása Helga Hjörleifsdóttir
2022

- 27-11-2022

Love burns red hot smoke in this strangely charming depiction of romance from the 1940s - in the Baltic Competition from the 26th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival [Read More...]

The Other Child

Kim Jin-young
2022

Liván García-Duquesne - 27-11-2022

Supernatural horror from South Korea blends Christian faith with the disappearance of a disabled child, but the outcome is mostly messy and convoluted – live from the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival [Read More...]

Double Life (Topeltelu)

Enen Yo
2022

Liván García-Duquesne - 27-11-2022

A solitary wife yearns for the affection of a man she has hired to impersonate her husband - minimalistic Japanese film premieres at the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival [Read More...]

Typist Artist Pirate King

Carol Morley
2022

Jeremy Clarke - 27-11-2022

Psychiatric nurse drives an artist with mental health issues from London to an open entry exhibition in the North – dirty gem of a British road movie premieres in the 26th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival [Read More...]

The Rise & Fall Of Comrade Zylo (Shkelqimi Dhe Renia E Shokut Zylo)

Fatmir Koçi
2022

Jeremy Clarke - 26-11-2022

The career of an Eastern Bloc, State Socialist bureaucrat is seen through the eyes of his hapless, self-doubting speechwriter – premieres in the 26th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival [Read More...]

The Unbalanced (Zošalieť)

Zuzana Piussi
2022

Liván García-Duquesne - 26-11-2022

Nadia's dream home turns into a nightmare after a neighbour from hell pushes her over the edge - Slovakian blend of comedy and horror premieres at the 26th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival [Read More...]

The Coffee Table (La mesita del comedor)

Caye Casas
2022

Paul Risker - 26-11-2022

A couple disagree about purchasing a table in this wickedly funny and f***ed up dirty gem of a black comedy from Spain - at the 26th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival. [Read More...]

Jailbird

Andrea Magnani
2022

Eoghan Lyng - 26-11-2022

Can we escape our inner turmoils? Giancarlo aches to goes back to the prison cells that nurtured him, but the cost of his return could be too dear - Italo-Ukrainian film premieres at the Official Competition of the 26th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival [Read More...]

The Wastetown (Shahere Khamoush)

Ahmad Bahrami
2022

Victor Fraga - 25-11-2022

Iranian filmmaker delivers magnificent piece of black and white, slow cinema about a mother released from prison and desperate to be reunited with her son - from the Official Competition at the 26th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival [Read More...]

Punch

Welby Ings
2022

James Luxford - 25-11-2022

New Zealand drama blends boxing with gay romance, in a story that hits viewers right in the face - from the First Feature Competition of the 26th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival [Read More...]

The Accident (O Acidente)

Bruno Carboni
2022

James Luxford - 25-11-2022

Inspired by a true "accident", this debut Brazilian feature delves straight into challenging subject matter, grabbing you from the very beginning of a story that grows into a compelling moral maze - from the First Feature Competition of the 26th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival [Read More...]

Ginji the Speculator

Ryuichi Mino
2022

Victor Fraga - 25-11-2022

A noble child vegetable seller grows up to become a powerful and sly trader at the rice exchange, in 18th century Japan - cutesy fable is in Offical Competition of the 26th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival [Read More...]


Other Reviews

Cold as Marble (Mermer Soyugu)
A ruthless father is released from prison only to torment his adult son's life, in this quietly disturbing psychosexual drama from Azerbaijan - from the 26th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival [Read More...]

About Us But Not About Us
When a gay academic takes a student out to lunch, their discussion at table opens up several cans of worms – Filipino drama premieres in the 26th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival [Read More...]

Plastic Symphony (Plastiksümfoonia)
A cellist plays Beethoven beneath a plastic sheet on the streets of Vienna, in a cinematic marvel of simplicity with an emotional punch - from the 26th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival. [Read More...]

January
Young Latvian filmmaker uses his camera as a weapon of resistance against Soviet occupiers, in this sombre lover letter to the art of cinema - from the 26th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival [Read More...]

The Chambermaid (Sluzka)
A chambermaid in a wealthy German household pre-WW1 Prague falls into a lesbian relationship with the daughter who is roughly her own age – period drama premieres in the 26th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival [Read More...]

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