Black Nights Latest Reviews

The Kingmaker
The Kingmaker
Documentary about the Marcos family and Imelda's continued influence on politics in the Philippines.
Muscle
Muscle
A directionless call centre salesman gets more than he bargained for when he joins a local gym
The Cave (Syria)
The Cave (Syria)
Documentary about an underground Syrian hospital and its staff
The Seeker
The Seeker
Trouble brews on Father's Day when a woman returns to her family home for the first time in four years.
The Disappearance Of My Mother
The Disappearance Of My Mother
An ageing fashion model strives to escape the world of images and disappear for good, but her son's determination to make a final film about her sparks an unexpected collaboration and confrontation with the camera's gaze.
Jojo Rabbit
Jojo Rabbit
Satire following a lonely boy and his imaginary friend Adolf Hitler, whose nationalistic views are challenged when he discovers his mum is hiding a young Jewish girl.
Arracht
Arracht
In 1845, a fisherman ends up on the run for crimes he didn't commit.
Gipsy Queen
Gipsy Queen
A Roma woman, who was the Roma Gypsy Queen, returns to boxing after becoming disillusioned with her life.
Dreamland
Dreamland
Amid the dust storms and economic depression of Dustbowl Era Oklahoma, Eugene Evans finds his family farm on the brink of foreclosure. His last bet to save the farm is the bounty on the head of fugitive bank robber Allison Wells.
Echo
Echo
A portrait of modern Icelandic society.
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Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival Features

Surreal road to redemption
Dathaí Keane talks about the balancing act at the heart of his debut Finky
Monster challenge
Tom Sullivan on cast commitment and shooting his debut feature
Putting Ireland on the map
Tom Sullivan and Dathai Keane talk about being trailblazers for an Irish-language film initiative
'It's kind of like magic'
Bernardo Barreto on his feature debut The Seeker and the art of a long single take
Playing with the meanings
Jan Komasa on Andrey Zvyagintsev, Corpus Christi, Bartosz Bielenia and Christopher Walken
Diversity Rocks
Sarah Gavron and Theresa Ikoko on capturing the teenage spirit and pushing the industry forward
Celebrating sisterhood
Theresa Ikoko and Sarah Gavron on developing Rocks

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival News

Kontora takes top prize in Tallinn
British films Boyz In The Wood, Looted and Muscle among winners
Tallinn to honour Andrei Konchalovsky
Russian director to receive lifetime achievement award
Tallinn announces Official Selection
UK director Gerard Johnson shows Muscle
News

Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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