True or False? 2016: Cameraperson


I shall not write much about this film. It was an enjoyable and easy to follow film, even as it is simply a collection of outtakes swept up from the proverbial editing floor to compile a see-saw story of the film shoots that have stuck in the heart and mind of Kirsten Johnson, a renowned…

True or False? 2016: Sherpa


How many lives- real people- must die to force changes? That is a question asked likely in every social and economic and political battle that wages. But, in this film, it effectively and poignantly is asked and answered. This question is asked against the grand Himalayan mountains at the base of the tallest mountain in…

True or False? 2016: Sonita


In the vein of ‘Presenting Princess Shaw’, we join in celebrating the successes of the titular woman as she overcomes so much cultural and familial hindrances to fight for her dream. Here is a teenage refugee girl who escaped the Taliban in Afghanistan with part of her family years prior to move to Iran. Here…