Not just a
Bosnian war epic
Rolando Colla's Oltre il confine
(Across the Border, 2002)
Is it possible to make a contemporary film about Bosnia which goes beyond simple bloodshed? Colla's film, which opened the 14th Trieste Film Festival, tries to do just that. Elke de Wit spoke to him in at the festival.
The 53rd Berlin
International Film Festival
This year's Berlinale was dominated by images of refugees and the disintegration of relationships, strangely offset by blockbuster American films. Felicitas Becker looks at what was on offer.
Survival, continuity and eminences grise
The 2003 Skopje Film Festival
Skopje's festival continues to grow and with it comes more success. Igor Pop Trajkov is relieved that the festival still has many of the advantages of a "small" event but warns of worrying signs for the future.