Black Nights Latest Reviews

The Coffee Table
The Coffee Table
Black comedy about a young couple facing a tricky moment in their relationship.
The Eight Mountains
The Eight Mountains
The Eight Mountains is the story of a friendship. Of children becoming men who try to erase the footprints of their fathers, but who, through the twists and turns they take, always end up returning home.
About Us But Not About Us
About Us But Not About Us
Two men and a mysterious manuscript.
Linoleum
Linoleum
When a satellite falls from orbit and crashes into the suburban home of a dysfunctional family in Ohio, the father seizes the opportunity to fulfil his dream of becoming an astronaut by re-building it into his own rocket ship. While his wife and daughter believe he's experiencing a midlife crisis, surreal events begin to unfold around him.
My Love Affair With Marriage
My Love Affair With Marriage
Some people spend their lives wondering why a marriage didn’t last. Signe Baumane set out to get some answers. The result is this animated film, which combines ancient mythology and contemporary neuroscience.
A Letter From Helga
A Letter From Helga
Two very different, married people fall in love in a remote Icelandic community.
Pensive
Pensive
A graduation weekend away goes drastically wrong when a masked killer shows up.
Typist Artist Pirate King
Typist Artist Pirate King
A road movie which draws from the archives of artist Audrey Amiss.
Victim
Victim
A Ukranian immigrant faces racism as she seeks justice.
The Whale
The Whale
A reclusive English teacher living with severe obesity attempts to reconnect with his estranged teenage daughter for one last chance at redemption.
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Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival Features

Breaking the rules
Perci Intalan on I Love You, Beksman and About Us But Not About Us
A timeless tale
Colin West on space, science, emotion and Linoleum
From make-up.. to natural blusher
Léa Seydoux on coming over all coy with Daniel Craig and Melvil Poupaud
Portraits of modern life
Mia Hansen-Løve on Léa Seydoux, Pascal Greggory, Kafka, ghosts and One Fine Morning
'I want to mirror the past for it not to happen in the future'
Ahmad Bahrami on The Wastetown and making films in Iran
Burning questions
Flávia Neves on shooting her anti-colonial Fogareu against the backdrop of Covid and the Bolsonaro regime
Twin challenges
Gentian Koçi and Blerina Hankollari on the risks and rewards of making A Cup Of Coffee And New Shoes On
The functional and the representational
Marie Kreutzer on Empress Elisabeth of Austria, the biographies of Sisi, and Corsage
Control, numbers and measurements
Marie Kreutzer on Vicky Krieps, Camille, and the look of Corsage
Absurdity on Parade
Titus Laucius on comedy, Catholocism and the challenges of his debut feature
Driving Mum's tune up
Hilmar Oddsson on how music and theatre help his road trip roll
Getting Driving Mum on the road
Hilmar Oddsson on the long road his absurdist comedy took to the big screen and how to cast a dog
Found in translation
Anne Azoulay and Dovile Kundrotaite talk about language challenges and working with children in Remember To Blink
Adopting different perspectives
Austeja Urbaite on crafting a psychological battleground in Remember To Blink
Bolivian snapshot
Alejandro Loayza Grisi on working with non-professional actors, sweeping landscapes and llamas in Utama
The musical aura of Aurora's Sunrise
Christine Aufderhaar on composing the score for Armenia's Oscar submission
Streaming Spotlight: Tallinn triumphs
As this year's Black Nights festival begins we look at previous winners you can stream at home
'I wanted to show the life of the whole team'
Director Ove Musting and producer Pille Rünk on weaving together history, basketball and nationhoood in Kalev
Walk through fear
Nan Goldin, Laura Poitras, Harry Cullen and Megan Kapler on All The Beauty And The Bloodshed
Extending her limits
Júlia Murat on violence, desire and patriarchal society, and Rule 34
Celebrity culture
Vicky Krieps on Marie Kreutzer’s Corsage, Romy Schneider, and Margarethe von Trotta’s Bachmann & Frisch
A flame of hope
Kristina Buozyte and Bruno Samper on looking beyond collapse, and Vesper
Keeping traces
Amélie van Elmbt and Maya Duverdier on Dreaming Walls: Inside The Chelsea Hotel
Flight and fight
Shaunak Sen on making his documentary about two brothers' bird hospital in Delhi

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival News

Driving Mum speeds off with top prize in Tallinn
The Land Within and The Poet also among winners
Tallinn Black Nights reveals full programme
232 features will screen, including 78 world premieres
Tallinn announces first Critics' Picks selection
New selection follows hot on the heels of Official and Baltic Competition titles
Tallinn announces First Feature Competition line-up
Selection includes 10 world premieres
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