Kira Taszman

Film Critic, Germany

Kira Taszman is a film critic based in Berlin. She writes for German daily newspapers including "Neues Deutschland" and "Nürnberger Zeitung",, and the film industry weekly "Filmecho/Filmwoche".

Athina Rachel Tsangari's "Attenberg": Awakening and Farewell

in 11st T-Mobile New Horizons International Film Festival

When Marina spends time with her friend Bella, they ... read more

Vodka, Violence and Vindictiveness: A Bleak Vision of Russia

in 21st Cottbus Festival of East European Cinema

When Russian director Angelina Nikonova presented he... read more

Emotions, Authenticity and Relevance in Non-US TV Series: The Bridge, The Fugitives, The Returning

in 18th Geneva International Film Festival Tous Ecrans

A female body is found on the bridge separating two ... read more

Fathers and Sons – A Strained Relationship

in 12nd Reykjavik International Film Festival

A troubled woman haunts her relatives like an evil g... read more

Of Dogs and Men – and Cows

in 15th Transilvania International Film Festival, Cluj-Napoca

Dog is man’s best friend, or so they say. But what i... read more

Fighting Girl

in 45th Norwegian International Film Festival Haugesund

It’s a scene from so many gangster films: from the g... read more