Small but perfectly formed: SFP is back

Sharjah Film Platform is back, spotlighting independent cinema, documentary filmmaking and moving image works that play on new approaches to film and art. The fifth edition of Sharjah Art Foundation’s annual film festival isn’t overcrowded; small but perfectly formed just [ … ]


Celebrating Werner Herzog

Now here’s an interesting game: list the most significant German film directors of the 1970s on. Now restrict it to those directors who have more than 60 feature films to their name, including a Nicholas Cage vehicle and 31 full-length [ … ]


Nine questions about 32 Sounds

Interested in exploring the depths of sounds and your relationship to it? Curious about soothing, jarring or extinct sounds? A new documentary (in live film format) by Oscar-nominated director Sam Green is coming to NYUAD on 9-10 March that you [ … ]


Festival time again in RAK

The Ras Al Khaimah Fine Arts Festival – which opens on Friday 4 February and runs to 31 March – has come a long way in 10 years, to the point where it’s now becoming established as a solid contributor [ … ]


Sharjah Film Platform awards

Sharjah Film Platform 4 has just finished, and at the closing ceremony the award winners were announced along with the big prize for the winner of SFP’s Pitching Forum. SFP4 screened more than 50 films, including those submitted for juried [ … ]