Faya Dayi (2021)

JESSICA BESHIR Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB Ethiopia/USA/Qatar, 2021. Doha Film Institute, Flies Collective, Ford Foundation – Just Films, Merkhana Films, Neon Heart Productions, The Jerome Foundation, The Open Society Foundation, XTR. Screenplay by Jessica Beshir. Cinematography by Jessica Beshir. Produced by Jessica Beshir. Music by Adrian Aniol, William Basinski, Kaethe Hostetter. Film Editing by…

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Costa Brava Lebanon (2021)

MOUNIA AKL Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5 Lebanon/France/Spain/Sweden/Denmark/Norway/Qatar, 2021. Abbout Productions, Barentsfilm, Boo Pictures, Cinéma Defacto, Fox in the Snow Films, Ginger Beirut Production, Lastor Media, Participant, Snowglobe Films. Screenplay by Mounia Akl, Clara Rocquet. Cinematography by Joe Saade. Produced by Myriam Sassine, Georges Schoucair. Music by Nathan Larson. Production Design by Thomas Bremer,…

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The Cave (2019)

FERAS FAYYAD Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.5 Denmark/Germany/France/United Kingdom/USA/Qatar/Syria, 2019. Danish Documentary Production, National Geographic, TV2 Danmark, Sudwestrundfunk, Doha Film Institute, Sun Yat-Sen Cultural Foundation, International Media Support, Det Danske Filminstitut, Docs Up Fund, Normandy for Peace, Ma.Ja.De Filmproduktion, Hecat Studio, Madam Films. Screenplay by Alisar Hasan, Feras Fayyad. Cinematography by Mohammad Eyad, Samer…

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Too Late To Die Young (2018)

DOMINGA SOTOMAYOR CASTILLO Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB Original Title: Tarde Para Morir Joven Chile/Brazil/Argentina/Netherlands/Qatar, 2018.  Cinestación, RT Features, Ruda Cine, Circe Films.  Screenplay by Dominga Sotomayor Castillo.  Cinematography by Inti Briones. Produced by Dominga Sotomayor Castillo, Rodrigo Teixeira.  Production Design by Estefania Larrain. Costume Design by Felipe Criado, Estefania Larrain. Film Editing by…

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Divines (2016)

HOUDA BENYAMINA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.   France/Qatar, 2016.  Easy Tiger, France 2 Cinema, France Televisions, Centre National De La Cinematographie, Fonds Images de la Diversité, Cofinova 11, Region Ile-de-France, La Fondation Gan pour le Cinéma, Agence Nationale pour la Cohésion Sociale et l’Egalité des Chances, Commission Images de la Diversité, Doha Film Institute, Procirep, Angoa-Agicoa, Netflix.  Screenplay…

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History of Fear (2014)

BENJAMIN NAISHTAT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5. Original title:  Historia del Miedo Argentina/France/Germany/Uruguay/Qatar, 2014.   Rei Cine, Ecce Films, Vitakuben, Mutante Cine.  Screenplay by Benjamin Naishtat.  Cinematography by Soledad Rodriguez.  Produced by Benjamin Domenach, Santiago Gallelli.  Music by Pedro Irusta.  Production Design by Marina Raggio.  Costume Design by Jam Monti.  Film Editing by Fernando Epstein, Andres Quaranta.  Latin American films that apply a realist flavour…

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Mustang (2015)

DENIZ GAMZE ERGUVEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  Turkey/France/Qatar/Germany, 2015.  CG Cinéma, Vistamar Filmproduktion, Uhlandfilm, Bam Film, Kinology,Canal+, Cine+, ZDF/Arte, Eurimages, Turkish Culture Ministry, Centre National De La Cinematographie, Filmforderungsanstalt, Film- und Medienstiftung NRW, Doha Film Institute.  Screenplay by Deniz Gamze Ergüven, Alice Winocour.  Cinematography by David Chizallet, Ersin Gok.  Produced by Charles Gillibert.  Music by Warren Ellis.  Production Design by Serdar…

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Theeb (2014)

NAJI ABU NOWAR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Alternate title:  Wolf United Arab Emirates/Qatar/Jordan/United Kingdom, 2014.  Bayt Al Shawareb, Noor Pictures, Immortal Entertainment.  Screenplay by Bassel Ghandour, Naji Abu Nowar.  Cinematography by Wolfgang Thaler.  Produced by Bassel Ghandour, Rupert Lloyd.  Music by Jerry Lane.  Production Design by Anna Lavelle.  Costume Design by Jamila Aladdin.  Film Editing by Rupert Lloyd.   A desert community in 1916 has its…

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