All posts by Taryn Joffe

Taryn is from Cape Town, South Africa, where she studied Film and Television Studies and Art History. She is currently completing her MA in Film Studies, specialising in Programming and Curation, at the NFTS in the UK. She is a programmer at shnit Worldwide Short Film Festival and the editor of a digital short film magazine. Some of her favourite directors include: Paolo Sorrentino, the Coen brothers, Thomas Vinterberg and Todd Haynes.
  • A USEFUL LIFE (2010) – Review ****

    In this 67-minute featurette, Uruguyan director Federico Veiroj invites us to observe an exceptional strand of film culture – reminiscent of cinephilia in the 1960s...

  • KEDI – Review ****

    Ceyda Torun and her husband and cinematographer, Charlie Wupperman, graced the screens this summer with their breakout documentary – Kedi – a wholly original feature...

  • UNTITLED – Review ****

    Beginning with an extraordinary scene of starling murmuration across a green and purple landscape, editor Monika Willi creates a sense of liberty and wild unpredictability...