Sands Film Festival kicks off with British indie ‘In Camera’

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Sands Film Festival kicks off with British indie 'In Camera'

Scotland’s Sands International Film Festival of St Andrews opens on April 19 with a double-bill screening of British writer-director Nakkash Khalid’s debut film. in the camera and Harry Holland’s short film last CallStarring Tom Holland.

The series of titles form the third edition of the festival, which runs from 19–21 April. The festival will conclude with Maggie Contreras’ debut feature documentary TeacherIn which five female conductors from around the world prepare for and compete for La Maestra – the world’s only competition for female conductors.

Elsewhere, Scottish actress and filmmaker Karen Gillan will take part in a discussion about her career on 21 April, moderated by actor, playwright and director Edura Onashile. Gillan is known for working with the Russo brothers Avengers: Infinity War And avengers endgame, His other film credits include Jumanji: Welcome to the JungleIn which he starred alongside Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black and Kevin Hart, Gunpowder Milkshakeand sci-fi thrillers, dual, Sands will also screen two short films by Gillan: Traditional (2015) and hoarding (2020).

Sands will also lead a series of talks on the topic of the film. The panel discussion on stage The Art of Curation will take a closer look at the work of film curators, and how to develop the skills needed to become a curator. The festival said that in the conversation, relevant questions will also be asked to the modern curators, including what is the role of human taste in the digital age? Dublin Film Festival guest Grainne Humphreys and Josh Siegel, curator in MoMA’s Film Department, will participate in that session.

The second session on documentaries will discuss the idea that we are witnessing a golden age for documentaries and try to find out what audiences really want to see in this day and age. Molly Thompson, head of documentary and non-fiction for Apple TV+, and John Sloss, creator and founder and CEO of Synetic Media, will participate in a discussion moderated by Oscar-winning producer Melanie Miller.Navalny, teacher,

Other films screening at this year’s festival include mother moon From director CJ ‘Fiery’ Obasi, who imagines a fictional African village that is not yet influenced by the Western norms shaping the land around it, but instead relies on the water goddess, Mami Wata, for survival and Orlando: my political biography which follows over 20 trans and non-binary interviewees as they discuss their identities around author Virginia Woolf’s original character Orlando, a young man who grows up to become a woman.

“I am excited to share the lineup of the third edition of Sands. The curatorial process is unique, involving university students with a deep interest in film, and together, we select films we are excited to share with our communities,” said Ania Trzebiatowska, festival director. he said. “This year, we will be showcasing some extraordinary films and talent from around the world, and I can’t wait for our audiences to have the opportunity to discover them, as well as take part in some special panel and Q&A opportunities with some of the world’s Am.” The greatest writer and filmmaker.”

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