Tagged: genre: political


Top30 Favorite Film Discoveries of 2017

Happy new year, everyone! Here’s to a 2018 with more writing and more movies. Looking back at my movie-watching last year, I don’t think I watched too many films from the West, so this list seems incredibly unbalanced.


Festival del film Locarno 2016

Throughout its 69 years history, the FF Locarno has occupied a unique position in the landscape of the major film festivals. Every August, around 160,000 cinema-goers, 1,000 journalists and 3,000 professionals converge on the small Swiss-Italian town of Locarno, right in the heart of Europe.


Au revoir l’été (2013)

Au revoir l’été is a delicate coming-of-age story that follows a young woman named Sakuko as she visits her quiet seaside town and forms relationships with the locals.


YAM’s Top Films of 2014 Redux

Like any year, the YAM Magazine team got together (on our very secret Facebook group) and did our usual round of voting, movies went up and down and we managed to make a clean Top30 list.


Beautiful City (Iranian Film)

The sister and the best friend of a young man awaiting execution for a crime of passion join forces to save his life in this morally and psychologically complex second feature by Asghar Farhadi.


Experiment Awards: Best of 2014

There are a lot of movie all over the world, some left in distribution limbo, some others left unsubtitled, so this is my attempt at making some sort of comprehensive list of what I thought was great… with some surprises, like last year.


Accidental Love (2015)

A twenty-something carhop gets a nail stuck in her brain affecting her personality. At a loss, she heads to Washington in search of an enthusiastic representative hoping to secure universal health care for everyone.