Category Archives: Film Movement

Mine

Mine was the December 2009 selection of Film Movement Canada, a subscription service that brings the best of independent cinema to your door each month. Though it’s only recently launched here, Film Movement has operated in the US for several … Continue reading

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Film Movement Comes to Canada

Finally, the DVD subscription service I’ve been mentioning since 2006 is available in Canada! That first link is a tiny bit unfair, since it deals mostly with Ironweed Film Club, another DVD service that has been available in Canada all … Continue reading

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Gigante

Gigante (Director: Adri├ín Biniez): Fabian Jara (Horacio Camandule) is the titular giant, working as an overnight security guard at a large grocery store in Montevideo. He spends his evening shifts watching security cameras of other night employees doing their jobs, … Continue reading

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Men At Work (Kargaran mashghoole karand)

Kargaran mashghoole karand (Men At Work) (Director: Mani Haghighi, Iran, 2006): Kargaran mashghoole karand (Men At Work) begins with four middle-aged men driving home to catch an important football match on television. Three of them are talking and joking around … Continue reading

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Viva Cuba

Viva Cuba (Director: Juan Carlos Cremata Malberti, Cuba, 2005): Viva Cuba is a charming fairytale/road movie that submerges its political message in a very personal story of friendship and love. Jorgito and his tomboy friend Malu are on the cusp … Continue reading

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