SFIFF: Ice People

I missed Ice People at the Kabuki Saturday, but I borrowed a DVD from the press library and just watched it. I'm glad I did. Anne Aghion's narration-free documentary observes the people living in the most remote place on Earth (at least on dry land), Antarctica. To be precise, the scientists, undergrads, and support staff … Continue reading SFIFF: Ice People

SFIFF: Mataharis

I just saw Mataharis--another really good film. This character study of three female private detectives, all working for the same agency (and the same sleazy boss), follows them as their work and private life intertwine and complicate each other. The best story involves Inés (María Vázquez), the youngest of the three and the only single … Continue reading SFIFF: Mataharis