Thursday, January 15 2009
With many indie/international films receiving more and more mainstream approval from unfamiliar audiences, many of the titles here could be considered part of the overall 2008 Best Of. But their individuality and multicultural appeal keep them a quality concept apart.
Wednesday, February 2 2011
This loose, shambling and funny about-face from Turkish-German maestro Fatih Akin confirms his place in the forefront of contemporary European directors.
Friday, October 1 2010
Fatih Akin's Soul Kitchen includes zany components, but in the end, it's undercooked.
Tuesday, December 16 2008
Redemption is possible, but reconciliation is often tempered by an emotional distance that can never quite be eradicated.
Friday, April 30 2010
Best of the fest! Back to back screenings late into Saturday night restores this reviewer's faith in American indies and reaffirms the brilliance of Turkish-German director Fatih Akin at the Eighth Annual Independent Film Festival of Boston.