This blog is a place for all contributors of Nisimazine to continue to write, photograph, make video and discuss cinema together after the workshops. An extension of the magazine, this is a free space to keep sharing new insights and experiences through reviews, essays, quotes, interviews and festival reports. You can join any conversation by posting comments. So…, let’s go !
Tuesday 11 August 2009
By Donal Foreman (Ireland),
11 August 2009
Writing about a film festival that has only just begun takes some imagination. A festival programme is a very different entity from the festival itself, and sometimes what sounds like an exciting line-up on paper can fail to live up to its promise in reality. On the other hand, sometimes a festival that doesn’t grab you on the page becomes an unforgettable experience as it unfolds, due to the presentation of unexpected gems and, also, the warmth, atmosphere and dialogue created by the (…)