Sirwiñakuy – REVIEWED BY CHARLES LONBERGER

Sirwinakuy REVIEWED BY CHARLES LONBERGER What is most significant about this remarkable film from 2010 is how completely director Amy Hesketh absorbs and makes cinematic conventions her own, breaking them at will, such as her insertion of sped up footage though back streets to bridge scenes, as opposed to standard editing practices. Though her approach is an exercise in masterful… Read more →

Martyr – REVIEWED BY CHARLES LONBERGER

Martyr or the Death of St. Eulalia REVIEWED BY CHARLES LONBERGER With the release of this boldly offbeat study in a failing relationship in 2005, Pachamama Films announced themselves on the World Stage. For a company that conjoins European and South American sensibilities, it was somehow appropriate that the two continents would meet halfway, filming the downbeat tale in New… Read more →

Maleficarum

Maleficarum (2011 – Rated R) Maria Francisca, a wealthy young heiress and her friend Mariana De Castro, a young protestant widow, are accused of witchcraft and taken before the Inquisition. Credit/Debit Add to Cart PayPal Theatrical VersionDirector’s Cut   Maleficarum is the story of Francisca, a wealthy orphan and Mariana, her widowed protestant friend, who live surrounded by a town… Read more →

Sirwiñakuy

Sirwiñakuy (2010) Rated R An encounter between an older Bolivian man and a young French woman leads to a turbulent BDSM relationship. Credit/Debit: Add to Cart PayPal: Anouk is French, she’s 30, she’s in Bolivia. A massive demonstration is taken place outside the charming café where she’s talking to a friend. Luis, Bolivian, 50, is observing her terrible table manners. His… Read more →