Cinéma du Réel

CINÉMA DU RÉEL 2019: PART ONE: WHERE THERE IS A JOYOUS MOOD, THERE A COMRADE WILL APPEAR TO SHARE A GLASS OF WINE BY ROSALIND NASHASHIBI

By José Sarmiento Hinojosa

Could new way of coexisting in community as a way to replace traditional familiar units and affection bonds be possible? Rosalind Nashashibi’s “Part One…” (2018), taking a a starting point Ursula Le Guin’s “The Shobies’ Story” opens a video diary of a group of undetermined people, seemingly friends and family sharing different spaces behind a conversation about time travel, and the novel itself.

CINÉMA DU RÉEL 2019: UN CORTO DE ROSALIND NASHASHIBI

Por José Sarmiento Hinojosa

¿Podría ser posible una nueva forma de convivir en comunidad como una manera de reemplazar las unidades familiares tradicionales y los lazos afectivos? En Part One: Where there is a joyous mood, there a comrade will appear to share a glass of win de Rosalind Nashashibi (2018), se toma como punto de partida la novela The Shobies’ Story de Ursula Le Guin (…)

CINÉMA DU RÉEL 2019:UNA CORRIENTE SALVAJE Y LOS QUE DESEAN

Por  Ivonne Sheen

Dos films acerca del deseo compiten en esta edición 2019 del Cinéma Du Réel. Ambos abarcan el deseo masculino y, por coincidencia, están dirigidos por mujeres: el largo Una corriente salvaje (2018, México) de Nuria Ibañez Castañeda, (…) y el corto Los que desean, (2018, España) de Elena López Riera, (…) . Ambos retratan este deseo masculino desde una silenciosa y cerrada observación de sus características a la vez masculinas. 

CINEMA DU REEL 2019: DIZ A ELA QUE ME VIU CHORAR DE MAIRA BUHLER

Por Aldo Padilla

La mirada sobre la indigencia en el cine suele venir acompañada de cierta condescendencia. El retrato de las condiciones de pobreza extrema suelen mostrarse como una forma de patología, a partir de sintomas sociales que la caracterizan o, en algunos casos, como un oscuro camino con apenas un pequeño halo de esperanza al final del recorrido. Esto sucede en La vida suspendida de Harley Prosper del mexicano Juan Manuel Sepúlveda, donde su protagonista trata de reconstruirse a partir de un escenario de soledad y alcoholismo.

CINÉMA DU RÉEL 2019: BERLIN BASED BY VINCENT DIEUTRE

By Mónica Delgado

Vincent Dieutre writes an urban symphony through melancholy, nostalgia and hope from the gaze of a group of migrant European artists in Berlin. Shots of streets, neighborhoods, landscape, slowly build this vision of the foreigner in one of the most cosmopolitan cities, stricken by the ghost of WWII and the famous wall. Berlin based is the affirmation of this German city as a cultural and resistance core.

CINÉMA DU RÉEL 2019: PARSI BY EDUARDO WILLIAMS & MARIANO BLATT

By Mónica Delgado

This is the realm of the camera, a sort of Go Pro that serves as a pendulum, as a nib, as an extension of hands and eyes, a camera that follows in impossible angles bodies and walks, that travels with the protagonists in cars and skate boards through the streets and avenues of Guinea-Bisseau. In the short film Parsi (2018), Eduardo “Teddy” Willams and poet Mariano Blatt prolongs every possibility of the film-poem, or video-poetry, to establish a strange correspondence between the rhythms of pop verses and the visual cadence of a camera in freedom, given to the characters so they can bring it to life.   

CINÉMA DU RÉEL 2019: A ROSA AZUL DE NOVALIS DE GUSTAVO VINAGRE AND RODRIGO CARNEIRO, AND BLUE BOY BY MANUEL ABRAMOVICH

By Pablo Gamba

A rosa azul de Novalis (Brazil, 2018) y Blue Boy (Argentina-Germany, 2019) are documentary films by two emerging filmmakers of Latin America in the International Competition of Cinéma du Réel. Gustavo Vinagre, co-director of the first with Rodrigo Carneiro, shared the main award in IndieLisboa last year with Baronesa (Brazil, 2017) by Juliana Antunes with his second feature: Lembro mais dos corvos (2017).

CINÉMA DU RÉEL 2019: A WILD STREAM BY NURIA IBAÑEZ CASTAÑEDA & THOSE WHO DESIRE BY ELENA LÓPEZ RIERA

By Ivonne Sheen

Two films about desire compete in the 2019 Cinéma Du Réel, both of them encompass the masculine ways of desire and coincidentally are directed by women film directors: the long feature A Wild Stream (2018, Mexico) directed by Nuria Ibañez Castañeda (…) and the short film Those who desire (2018, Spain) directed by Elena López Riera, who with a poetical sense, portraits a metaphor of desire by an observational approach to the colombicultura (training of birds) practice in her natal town Orihuela, Spain.

CINÉMA DU RÉEL 2019: LEARNING FROM BUFFALO DE RIMA YAMAZAKI

Por Alonso Castro

A través de la revisión documental y de archivos fotográficos, Learning from Buffalo (2018) describe y explica las transformaciones, tanto arquitectónicas como de diseño urbano, que se ha experimentado la ciudad de Buffalo, ubicada en el estado de Nueva York en los Estados Unidos, desde 1900 hasta la actualidad.

CINÉMA DU RÉEL 2019: BERLIN BASED DE VINCENT DIEUTRE

Por Mónica Delgado

Vincent Dieutre realiza una sinfonía urbana a punta de melancolía, nostalgia y esperanza desde la mirada de un grupo de migrantes artistas europeos en Berlín. Planos de calles, barrios, paisajes van construyendo esta visión del extranjero en una de las ciudades más cosmopolitas y golpeadas por el fantasma de la segunda guerra mundial y el famoso muro. Berlin based es la afirmación de esta ciudad alemana como nucleo cultural y de resistencia.

CINÉMA DU RÉEL 2019: PARSI DE EDUARDO WILLIAMS Y MARIANO BLATT

Por Mónica Delgado

En el cortometraje Parsi (2018), Teddy Williams y el poeta Mariano Blatt prolongan cualquier posibilidad del poema ensayo, o del video poesía, para establecer una correspondencia extraña entre los ritmos de versos pop y la cadencia visual de una cámara en libertad dada a los personajes para que la hagan vivir.

CINÉMA DU RÉEL 2019: RISING FROM THE SUNAMI BY HÉLÈNE ROBERT AND JEREMY PERRIN

By Alonso Castro

In the northeast coast of Japan, in March 2011, one of the worst recorded earthquakes was experienced, causing the outbreak of a tsunami composed of waves that reached a height of 40 meters approximately. The British correspondent of The Times, Richard Lloyd Parry, was during such a catastrophe in Japan, being able to record and report what happened and experienced by the surviving inhabitants, as well as the effects of such a natural disaster, publishing all that information in the book entitled Ghosts of the Tsunami. Death and life in Japan’s disaster zone (2017).