The Moving Image

Human Rights in film and art

The Actof Killing

I recently saw the documentary, The Act of Killing and felt compelled to try to articulate what and how it made me feel although I’m not sure that’s entirely possible.  You can find out more about the film including the … Read more »

La Guerrera @ The Morelia Film Festival, Mexico

La Guerrera @ The Morelia Film Festival, Mexico

My great pal Paulina del Paso‘s first feature length documentary La Guerrera was in competition at the Festival Internacional de Cine de Morelia so I went along to cheer for her…   It’s a fantastic film, so sensitively and devotedly … Read more »

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Steam of Life

Steam of Life


I’d been hoping I’d be able to see this Finnish documentary since watching the trailer online last year and thankfully, it’s being screened as part of the Glasgow Film Festival this year.

What a wonderful film. So simple and so … Read more »

The Thorn in the Heart

The Thorn in the Heart

Michel Gondry is one of a few Directors I hugely admire, I saw this documentary of his at the GFT in Glasgow the other day and am just mulling it over…

It’s really beautiful, not necessarily in a cinematographic way … Read more »

Presunto Culpable

Presunto Culpable

I saw this documentary twice last year, the first time I happened to catch it on TV having heard nothing about it and the second time was as part of Document 8 in Glasgow. Both times I was overwhelmed by … Read more »