SXSW 2022 Review: Bad Axe

Year: 2022 Runtime: 100 minutes Director: David Siev By Joan Amenn There are many stories of immigrant families coming to the US to build better lives for themselves. Until recently, their struggles didn’t include surviving a global pandemic. Director David Siev turned a camera on his family as they struggled to maintain their restaurant business during Covid-19 because he felt it was an important time … Continue reading SXSW 2022 Review: Bad Axe

Review: My Childhood, My Country – 20 Years in Afghanistan

Year: 2021 Runtime: 90 minutes Directors: Phil Grabsky, Shoaib Sharifi by Alexandra Petrache “My Childhood, My Country – 20 Years in Afghanistan” (2021) was filmed over two decades- we follow Mir Hussein from the age of seven, when he was encountered by Phil Grabsky, a British documentary maker (“I, Caesar: The Rise and Fall of the Roman Empire (1997), “In Search of Mozart”(2006)). Fascinated with … Continue reading Review: My Childhood, My Country – 20 Years in Afghanistan