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Fin Pictures perfects international release of Woodwind

Fin Pictures is releasing an updated version of the film for the international release. Woodwind was finally perfected for international audiences on 30 November 2017, and the workings of this information has been kept under wraps until now. This final version has now been approved, having a running time of 106 minutes (1h46), significantly 30 minutes shorter … Continue reading Fin Pictures perfects international release of Woodwind

Interview in the cinema with Fine Music Radio’s Stephen Aspeling

Fine Music Radio’s film expert Stephen Aspeling, known as Spling interviewed Woodwind director Fin Manjoo and cinematographer Nicolas Joray. The reviewer caught up with our crew at the Cape Town International Film Market and Festival, where Woodwind screened in competition. You can read the full interview on Spling’s website here. Line Producer Ivana Neskovic took … Continue reading Interview in the cinema with Fine Music Radio’s Stephen Aspeling

The Callsheet & Screen Africa – FIPRESCI critic: Woodwind is SA’s best film

Film Professor Martin Botha is the only Southern African member of the International Federation of Film Critics, the organization world renowned to send the most respected critics in world cinema to festivals (FIPRESCI: Fédération Internationale de la Presse Cinématographique). Here’s what Botha had to say about Woodwind, the feature film by debutant director Fin Manjoo. … Continue reading The Callsheet & Screen Africa – FIPRESCI critic: Woodwind is SA’s best film

Woodwind Premiere: Like a post modern music concert

The music of Woodwind would normally be categorized as Western Classical or Indian Classical Music, but it was the unique composition of Bonifaz’s music by Stefan Fraunberger that resonated late into the night. Cape Town packed the theatre with full attendance for the very first showing of director Fin Manjoo’s film and it received an … Continue reading Woodwind Premiere: Like a post modern music concert

Woodwind to screen in competition in Lisbon, Nov 2018

Woodwind is nominated in competition in Lisbon for Best International Feature Film and other awards. The November 2018 screening is now confirmed and has been organized a year in advance for Lisbon, Portugal. This is an unusual arrangement since festivals usually reveal their selections a month before a festival. Woodwind was selected for 2017, but … Continue reading Woodwind to screen in competition in Lisbon, Nov 2018