13.01.09 by Jeff

Waltz with Bashir wins!

Waltz with Bashir, Ari Folman’s animated documentary about the 1982 war in Lebanon, won the Golden Globe for best Best Foreign Language Film! I still have to see this film, very excited to see Asaf Hanuka’s illustrations animated.

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waltz with bashir golden globes asaf hanuka

waltz with bashir golden globes asaf hanuka













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • anyone seen this?

  • Kunal and I watched this at Granville 7 during the festival… We couldnt say a word for a few hours afterwards. I’ve never seen a theater so quiet right after the show. powerful powerful film…

  • aaa! i want to see this too, though i have no clue where it’s showing!

    • yea i really want to see it on the big screen

  • looks so sweet. can’t wait to see this.

  • hey there, I must correct you about the illustrator of the film, It’s true that Asaf Hanuka was part of the illustrators of the film, BUT the illustration were made by David Polonsky and he recruit Asaf to the project because of his quality and his style.

  • what i said originally was i am excited to see Asaf’s illustrations animated – i realise he was only one of many illustrators and he wasn’t an animator, i just like his style and was excited to see his work animated. thanks for the additional info though.

  • saw it, totally badass animation style, film was right along the lines of persepolis

  • Miflé

    Uhh I see that film and I very like it!! Good and nice work, respect!!





06.12.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Cristina BanBan

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A selection of paintings by London-based artist Cristina BanBan. More images below.

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Photographer Thomas Prior Captures Mexican Festival of Sledgehammers and Homemade Explosives

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Men in the Mexican town of San Juan de la Vega wield sledgehammers loaded with homemade explosives, in this series of intense photographs by American photographer Thomas Prior.

Part of an annual festival honouring St. John the Baptist, residents take part in the exploding sledgehammer ritual, dodging deadly shrapnel to commemorate a time when the town’s namesake was able to triumph over some gold-stealing bandits! See more images from “Bomba” below, available now through Dashwood Books.

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Artist Spotlight: Jake Terrell

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A selection of work by comic artist Jake Terrell (click here for previous post). More images below.

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Artist Spotlight: Amelia Midori Miller

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A selection of paintings by artist Amelia Midori Miller (click here for previous post). More images below.

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Otherworldly Light Installations by Photographer Nicolas Rivals

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Photographer Nicolas Rivals constructs a series of temporary light installations in various outdoor locations throughout Spain. Photographed at night, the long-exposure shots capture the tension between Rivals’ otherworldly constructions and the natural landscapes. See more images from “La Línea Roja” below.

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