Art & Culture

“She looked like art, and art wasn’t supposed to look nice; it was supposed to make you feel something.”
– Rainbow Rowell, Eleanor & Park

Inspired [Short Film Review]

Inspired [Short Film Review]

To paraphrase William Arthur Ward, one would say the greatest teachers are the ones who inspire us… This is certainly…

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‘Chyanti’ teaser trailer

‘Chyanti’ teaser trailer

Nepalese filmmaker Veemsen Lama’s next short film, Chyanti, is being edited to hopefully be released this summer and share this…

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One Song #3 – White Noise by PVRIS

One Song #3 – White Noise by PVRIS

2 AM. What a dreadful yet wonderful time! The middle of the night can be oh so torturing, for it’s often…

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Survey /// Pick a Perk!

Survey /// Pick a Perk!

What would you like to receive in exchange for a contribution to an art project? > Please indicate one or…

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LIFF: Short Films, Quick Reviews!

LIFF: Short Films, Quick Reviews!

I find cinemas some of the most peaceful places that exist. People are always so relaxed when they enter one, so…

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The iMom [Short Film Review]

The iMom [Short Film Review]

Albert Einstein once wrote… “It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.” From the way we meet…

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Upcoming short ‘Chyanti’ – filmmakers looking for backers!

Upcoming short ‘Chyanti’ – filmmakers looking for backers!

The Nepalese filmmaker’s new project takes place in the midst of the Maoist revolution, somewhere at the foot of the Himalayas in Nepal. It tells the story of Ram, a guerrilla fighter, a father and a husband, who does all it takes to offer a nice Dashain celebration to his family. Even if that means selling his 5-year-old daughter’s best friend, Chyanti – the beloved family goat …

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ONE SONG #2 – WHAT IF by Anne Sila

ONE SONG #2 – WHAT IF by Anne Sila

As the girl staring at the darkness in her room, French singer and 2015 The Voice finalist Anne Sila elegantly lets…

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Dirty Books [Short Film Review]

Dirty Books [Short Film Review]

What a struggle for old-school and old-fashioned romantics, willing to live their lives following the pace of a good old…

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Faux-Chella Playlist

Faux-Chella Playlist

It felt like summer, or at least, it felt like it was just around the corner! So I closed my eyes and started thinking of the beautiful summer days to come, and with it, Festival season… Very quickly, I found myself almost back in the 1970s, surrounded by the oh so typical hippie SLASH boho-chic-styled youth, with their hats and vintage sunglasses on, carrying these soft multi-coloured blankets to sit on, and wearing mixed patterns, earth-tone-coloured ankle boots and denim shorts spreading a REALLY cool vibe!

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Here lies Joe [Short Film Review]

Here lies Joe [Short Film Review]

A feeling of imprisonment. Many people have it. Many people still live with it. It grows within them a bit…

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Final Hope

Final Hope

In the beautiful chaos of smoke threads leaping up, a ballet dancer offers some graceful and delicate moves, such as a…

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Total Performance [Short Film Review]

Total Performance [Short Film Review]

Who has never pretended to be someone else to help a friend? To help them prepare for what is generally…

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‘MAYA’ – FROM DoP ARRAN GREEN’S PERSPECTIVE

‘MAYA’ – FROM DoP ARRAN GREEN’S PERSPECTIVE

In the heart of Kathmandu, walking down the streets of the Nepalese capital and looking over the Himalayas there was…

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So, you want to be a writer? // by Charles Bukowski

So, you want to be a writer? // by Charles Bukowski

Creativity comes from your guts, from the ripping of your soul in the middle of the night. It comes from…

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The Ego System by James Ostrer

The Ego System by James Ostrer

Who hasn’t yet fallen in the not-so-wonderful rabbit hole of social image? Surely not celebrities. Among all the people on…

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