The Burning Season

The Burning Season (2023)

The Burning Season screens at the Glasgow Film Festival 2024 Opening in medias res to the sound of a woman gasping for breath, the prologue to Sean Garrity’s The Burning Season is what might be called a primal scene. “You can’t tell anyone about this, ok? Ever. Promise me.” says a panting, upset girl (Natalie…

Falcon Lake

Falcon Lake (2022)

Writer/director Charlotte Le Bon’s debut feature Falcon Lake opens with a wide shot – or as wide as is possible in squared-off Academy ratio – of an idyllic lake at dusk. As insects can be heard buzzing with life, the camera slowly tilts down to reveal something closer to death: a human body floating still…