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First-time actor Bedouin youth Jacir Eid plays the title character Theeb in director Naji Abu Nowar's ambitious coming-of-age tale. Via Film Movement.
By Yvette Mancilla 11.17.2015

An Unforgiving Desert Transforms These 4 Adventure Films

While dense, urban places like New York and Los Angeles have appeared staples in numerous films, an unforgiving desert has also been seen as the central setting in movies since they were first produced. The natural landscape of a desert can become a haunting presence that can shape a character’s emotional and physical journeys. The…

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"The Cut" is the third feature by Turkish German director Fatih Akin to play at Fresno Filmworks. Via The Berlinale.
By Yvette Mancilla 11.8.2015

Fatih Akin Shares His Take on Love, Death and the Devil

Award-winning director Fatih Akin’s Armenian historical epic “The Cut” is another exceptional, well-crafted film to add to his already successful career. Over the past 10 years, the Turkish German filmmaker has worked on his trilogy focusing on Love, Death and the Devil. This trilogy finds its conclusion with “The Cut,” which is slated for a…

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Every second Friday of the month, Fresno Filmworks screens first-run independent and international movies at the historic Tower Theatre.