Film: ‘The Last Family’ directed by Jan P. Matuszynski

Ostatnia Rodinza The Last Family

 

‘A remarkable, frequently unsettling exercise in staged voyeurism, recreating the interdependent lives of painter Zdzislaw Beksinski and his family’. Variety

 

The Last Family (Ostatnia Rodinza) is the debut narrative feature film by Jan P. Matuszynski, director of the award winning documentary Deep Love.

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Festival audiences line up for ambitious Serbian thriller Incarnation

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Marcus Agar

High concept thriller Incarnation is the latest Serbian film to attract attention, as word of mouth builds in the wake of premiere screenings in the UK, US and in the Balkans.

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Belgrade director Filip Kovacevic delivers stylish Serbian action film Incarnation

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Marcus Agar

With his debut feature, Incarnation, young Serbian director Filip Kovacevic has crafted a visually striking thriller that can stand proud among Hollywood equals.

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I’m Muslim and not gay!

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Ahmed Tharwat

For the last three weeks, the Twin Cities have seen one of the largest film festivals in the country, the 35th MSPIFF Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival showcasing more than 200 new films from around the world.

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Films of Memory: The Mind’s Eye

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Gulcin Newby Kennett

In the chapter called ‘Films of Memory’ from his book ‘Transcultural Cinema‘, David MacDougall explores the intricate relationships between human memory and films.

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The Ethics of Image-Making

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Gulcin Newby Kennett

In the chapter titled ‘The Ethics of Image-Making’; or, “They’re Going to Put Me in the Movies. They’re Going to Make a Big Star Out of Me” from his book ‘Picturing Culture: Explorations of Film and Anthropology‘ (Ruby, 2000), Jay Ruby philosophizes about the ethical issues involved in the “production of realistic and recognizable images of people.”

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Organ harvesting film from first-time director Branko Tomovic

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Marcus Agar

Organ harvesting in the criminal underground is the gruesome subject of the directorial debut of London-based Serb actor Branko Tomovic.

The star of 24: Live Another Day, The Bourne Ultimatum and Brad Pitt’s WWII tank story Fury, co-wrote the dark thriller with young writer Paul D. Clancy.

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