THE CONGRESS Review

     February 10, 2015

[This is a re-post of my review from the 2014 Atlanta Film Festival.  The Congress opens today in limited release.] Ari Folman‘s The Congress is a trip in more ways than one. Its visuals are lush and its ideas are …

AFF 2014: THE CONGRESS Review

     February 10, 2015

Ari Folman‘s The Congress is a trip in more ways than one.  It’s visuals are lush and its ideas are rich.  Like Folman’s previous film, Waltz with Bashir, the writer-director isn’t using animation only as visual expression, but also bolsters …

Update on THE CONGRESS by WALTZ WITH BASHIR Director Ari Folman

     December 22, 2011

It’s been almost a year since we last updated Ari Folman’s (Waltz with Bashir) current project, The Congress, an ambitious blend of live action and animation that adapts Stanislaw Lem’s classic short story, “The Futurological Congress.” Unfortunately, it looks like …

Kodi Smit-McPhee to Join THE CONGRESS

     January 31, 2011

Actor Kodi Smit-McPhee (Let Me In) has recently chosen his next project, a futuristic sci-fi film titled, The Congress. Adapted from Stanislaw Lem’s short story The Futurological Congress, the film will be directed by Ari Folman, whose last film was …