Archive for the ‘Film review’ Category

Famke Janssen and Arthur Balder attend GDIFF 2015 red carpet

On Friday, October 9th, 2015
Jersey City, September 2015.- Filmmaker Arthur Balder attended the red carpet event of the Golden Door International Film Festival in Jersey City with X-Men protagonist Famke Janssen. Janet Grillo’s film ‘Jack of the red hearts’ screened at the opening night event. Only one documentary film had a red carpet event this year’s festival program, ‘The ...

The Huffington Post: film review of ‘Little Spain’

On Saturday, August 22nd, 2015
‘Little Spain’ film review at The Huffington Post.   “Artur Balder’s Little Spain offer us a neglected, often forgotten, seemingly incidental part of the history of Spain and New York. They converge in the form of Spanish immigrants to the city, a place where, as the song goes, “if you can make it in New ...

La Voz Hispana NY: ‘Little Spain es una especie de obra maestra’

On Saturday, August 22nd, 2015
La Voz Hispana NY: ‘Little Spain es una especia de obra maestra’ “Es precisamente esta muestra de la ambigüedad -por no decir de la incertidumbre- de la identidad española-americana la característica más llamativa de la película de Balder: el catolicismo, la religión de España, y el secularismo de América, parecen funcionar juntos, aparentemente sin problemas ...

EL Cultural: “‘Little Spain’ es una hazaña estética’

On Saturday, August 22nd, 2015
EL Cultural: “‘Little Spain’ es una hazaña estética’. El crítico Donald Kuspit, profesor emérito de Historia del Arte en la State University of New York at Stony Brook, escribe sobre la película que documenta el intento de muchos españoles de convertirse en estadounidenses: “Humildes colonos en una América imperial. Una película brillante tanto por lo ...

Donald Kuspit: “‘Little Spain’ is a kind of masterpiece”

On Saturday, August 22nd, 2015
      Thus the brilliance of Balder’s film is psychological as well as social: he has insight into the mentality of the Spanish immigrants as well as an understanding of the everyday circumstances of their life. He offers us a psychological portrait of Spanish Americans in the course of examining their situation in New ...