Interview With The Director: Halla Nejm (“Syria,” 2016, Belgium)

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“This film has a particular story because the subject is the recruitment of young Belgians in jihad […]” Interview With Director Halla Nejm (“Syria,” 2016, Belgium)   “Syria” (2016, Belgium) screens Saturday, April 22, 2017 as part of the session “Twists and Turns.” Synopsis: Told through body language and dance a young, “Syria” is the […]

FCI 2017 Schenectady Press Release

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6th FESTIVAL CINEMA INVISIBLE (FCI) ANNOUNCEMENT The 6th annual Festival Cinema Invisible (FCI) International Film Festival will be held at Proctor’s GE Theater in Schenectady, NY on Saturday, April 22nd and  Sunday, April 23, 2017. The 6th edition brings 58 world, US and regional film premiers from Persian-speaking communities and the greater Middle East region […]

Interview With The Director: Behzad Moloud (“Tomorrow After Yesterday”)

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The Best of Festival Cinema Invisible 2017 “I like making independent films, and I have always been looking for new and different ideas. ‘Tomorrow after yesterday’ reflects all my experience in film production.”   Interview with the Director: Behzad Moloud, “Tomorrow After Yesterday” (2014, Iran) “Tomorrow After Yesterday” (2014, Iran) screens January 6, 2017 as […]

What is invisible cinema

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Here we define the boundaries and limitations of what we label as Invisible Cinema, through which FCI hopes to initiate an artistic and intellectual exchange with film experts and interested viewers in order to further explore the breadth and depth of this genre. What is Cinema Invisible?  The history of this title goes back to […]

Making the Impossible

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This interview started with the objective of introducing Festival Cinema Invisible to Iranian, and Middle Eastern independent filmmakers.  Yet it quickly expanded into a much longer conversation that encompasses many other motives and causes, which go well beyond a film festival. However, to keep within the matter at hand, I bring you only a part […]