Kandisha

Kandisha (2020)

‘Blackie’ Bintou (Suzy Bembou), ‘Arab’ Morjana (Samarcande Saadi) and ‘whitie’ Amélie (Mathilde Lamusse) are high school best friends enjoying summer vacation together in their Parisian banlieue. When they are not partying with their tight group of friends, they collaborate on elaborate graffiti art, making their collective, colourful mark on an otherwise drab, neglected community. Despite…

Tvar

Stray (Evil Boy) (Tvar) (2019)

“The living dead exist, it’s true,” says a little girl at an orphanage near the beginning of writer/director Olga Gorodetskaya’s feature debut Stray (aka Evil Boy, aka Tvar). “I saw them alright.”  “Who was it? A boy or a girl?” asks her sceptical playmate, as a car pulls up. Inside the car is Dr Igor…