Cinema around the World

Cinema around the World This is still a work in progress This is the cinema around the world project, where i try to list for all countries in the world the most influential, significant and important movies. This may be because the movie is of cultural importance, influential, critical acclaimed or just the first and…

Black Girl and the birth of sub-Saharan Cinema

★★★★★ Kitchen, bathroom, bedroom, livingroom. That's all I ever see. Black Girl (La Noire de...) is a french-Senegal film from 1966 by director/writer Ousmane Sembène. Based on a short story he wrote. The movie is about a young women named Diouana, played by Mbissine Thérèse Diop, who immigrates from Dakar to Antibes in France to…

Happy as Lazzaro Review

★★★★ This review may contain spoilers. Happy as Lazzaro (Lazzaro felice) is a magical-realist drama divided in two parts. The first part is about a small village called Inviolata in Italy, in what seems to be the 1950s. This is where we meet Lazzaro an innocent, saint-like boy who cannot see the evil in the world.…