Black Nights Latest Reviews

White Flag
White Flag
Saran and Naran are young women in their early twenties trying to start a new life in the steppe as nomads. Despite their close bond, both are troubled by a ghost from the past.
Ten Months
Ten Months
After years of failed attempts, Merav finally succeeds in getting pregnant. But the pregnancy comes with unexpected news.
Dilli Dark
Dilli Dark
A Nigerian student tries to make it while fighting racism in Delhi.
Poor Things
Poor Things
The story of a young woman who has been brought back to life.
In 1858, a six-year-old Jewish boy is forcibly seized from his family by the Catholic church.
The Magnet Man
The Magnet Man
A man with a magnetic ability finds himself drawn to life in a circus.
The Writer
The Writer
Two 60-year-old men reconnect 30 years after their relationship ended.
The Mission
The Mission
A portrait of the life and death of young missionary John Allen Chau.
The G
The G
After a corrupt legal guardian ruins her life, a gran sets out for revenge.
Anatomy Of A Fall
Anatomy Of A Fall
A woman is accused of her husband's murder.
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Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival Features

A gran plan
Karl R Hearne on The G's inspiration, those who target the old and the portrayal of female sexuality as a radical act
Personal politics
Romas Zabarauskas on political debate and identity in The Writer
Circus attraction
Gust Van den Berghe on world creation and comedy with weight in The Magnet Man
Putting The G in Vengeance
Dale Dickey on her role as a gran bent on revenge and the resolution of the actors' strike
A sporting chance
Julia Fuhr Mann on exploring athletic bias and looking beyond the binary in Life Is Not A Competition, But I'm Winning
A series of tonal decisions
Todd Haynes on May December
A smouldering story
Thomas Schubert on imposter syndrome and tonal ambiguity in Afire
Targets of desire
Christian Petzold on An Affair To Remember, summers and Afire
The eyes of the world
Alex Winter on the changing social media landscape and The YouTube Effect
Steeling the Blade
Inodchine star Vincent Perez on being back behind and in front of the camera with duelling drama
In his mind
Christian Petzold on summer movies and Afire
Reuben Hamlyn on non-consensual deepfake pornography and Another Body
Heat and light
Anna Hints on capturing the soul of the Smoke Sauna Sisterhood
Hitting back at domestic abuse
Spanish writer-director Iciar Bollain talks about her award-winning film Take My Eyes

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival News

Joy for Misericordia
Italian film takes top prize in Tallinn
Dryholm heads jury as Tallinn full line-up revealed
Festival will screen 185 features including 51 world premieres
Tallinn announces competition line-up
20-title showcase includes 13 world premieres

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