Welcome to My New Film Blog
This is a little blog to show the wide range of excellent films shown at the Glasgow Film Festival. Some reviews are long, some reviews are short. All are intended to give you an idea of what you might like to see at GFF, and take a chance on seeing a different kind of film.
The Ants and the Grasshopper focuses on two women, Anita and Esther. Anita is a Malawian farmer and a community activist. Esther is Anita’s friend, mentor and a nurse. Both are active in Bwabwa. They run a women’s local network, focusing on tackling gender inequality, improving children’s health, and ensuring food stability. Anita is one… Read more
The Last Forest is a documentary showing the Yanomami people and their home, the forest of Brazil. It is co-written and stars Davi, a Yanomami leader and activist. It takes place almost entirely in the forest, showing the daily life of the people there. There are some staged scenes, where their origin story is acted… Read more
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