Ela Bittencourt

Mothers of Invention: Ana Urushadze’s Scary Mother and Rolla Tahir’s Sira

By Ela Bittencourt / February 13, 2019

By Ela Bittencourt Ana Urushadze’s Scary Mother and Rolla Tahir’s Sira screen at TIFF Bell Lightbox on Thursday, February 14 as part of MDFF Selects: Presented by Cinema Scope and TIFF. A tense, seemingly “realistic” family drama that, in its absurdist, uncanny accents, betrays an affinity to more fantastical storytelling and existentialist literature (particularly Franz…

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