You know that “Chagall-Malevich” isn’t going to be a typical biopic, or a typical feature film, or a typical anything, about ten minutes in, when its hero, Russian Jewish painter Marc Chagall (Leonid Bichevin), returns to his hometown of Vitebsk after years in Paris, and reunites with his sweetheart, Bella (Kristii Schneider)[…]
The Giffoni International Film Festival is one of the most well-known children’s film festivals in the world. It takes place in a small Italian town of Giffoni Valle Piana in Campania, Southern Italy, close to Salerno and Naples.
1887, the Russian town of Vitebsk is on fire… “ablaze with arson to the Jewish quarter.” At this moment, Marc Chagall comes into the world, looking absolutely stillborn but finally gasping for air. “The world was so magically bright, horrifying and beautiful that I started to breathe… and that intolerable beauty burns within me.” Twenty years later, Marc is in Paris […]