Steve Kopian

Critic

USA

A movie lover who insists that he is not making up any of these movies. I'm the real world counterpart of the on line DB Borroughs. I recently decided to come out of the darkness to show that there really is a man behind the curtain. I'm the mad mind behind Unseen Films and any thoughts questions or suggestions for the website or for what we cover can be sent my way.

Watu Wote: All of Us

Date: 15 Nov 2017 Category: TV/Film
7.0 Rating
This Oscar short listed short film tells the story of a Christian woman traveling through Kenya by bus. When the bus is stopped by Islamic militants wanting to kill the Christians the Muslim passengers protect them. This moving short is a wonderful reminder that there are still good people in the world. Nicely recreating the 2015 attack the film doesn't waste a moment, telling us everything we need to know in with an economy of style that prov ...

City of Joy

Date: 28 Sep 2017 Category: TV/Film
10.0 Rating
Raw visceral painful heart breaking joyous hopeful film about The City of Joy in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a place where women can go to heal and find strength of the violence committed against them. It is one of the most vital, important and best films I have seen in 2016 Congo has been at war with itself for the better part of the last two decades. Spurred on by various governments and multinational corporations who want to control t ...

Liyana

Date: 21 Jul 2017 Category: TV/Film
10.0 Rating
To be honest I am not really sure what I think of Liyana- and that is a good thing because it means I can keep thinking about it. The film a mix of documentary and “animated story” is a one of a kind film and one of the most special cinematic experiences I’ve had all year. When the film was done I was trying to reach the PR people to see if the filmmakers had sent the film to certain other film festivals and GKids. I needed to know that the ...