SIFF 2019: Week One Capsule Reviews

Sibel (Turkey/France/Germany/Luxembourg 2018, 95 min) Digital Screener, Sun 5/19 The good thing about screeners is that you can watch them whenever you want. The bad thing is that you aren't getting the full cinematic experience. While I benefited from seeing Sibel on the small screen in terms of sleep (it was playing that same day … Continue reading SIFF 2019: Week One Capsule Reviews

SIFF 2019: Pre-Festival Press Screenings and Digital Screeners

  Non-Fiction (France 2018, 108 min) Press Screening: Wed 5/1 The latest film from Olivier Assayas (Clouds of Sils Maria, Personal Shopper) centers around the future of publishing and the struggles to adapt to new technology, as told through the eyes of a publisher (Guillaume Canet), a novelist who barely clothes his nonfiction with fiction … Continue reading SIFF 2019: Pre-Festival Press Screenings and Digital Screeners