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Cannes 2015 Round-up

With a small, eclectic collection of Jury members, Cannes is prone to throw up surprises. The 68th edition has proven no different. Jury joint presidents Joel and Ethan Coen closed a dizzying week and a half of film by handing the Palme d’Or to Jacques Audiard’s relatively unheralded immigrant tale […]

Cannes 2015 – Five Things We’ve Learned
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Cannes 2015 – Five Things We’ve Learned

The red carpet is rolled up, market stalls have been dismantled and luxury yachts head off to the next party scene. Another Cannes Film Festival has come to an end, yielding one final surprise in the Jury’s choice of Palme d’Or winner. But enough of this boring film talk. What […]

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Cannes 2015

It’s that time of the year again when all eyes even partially interested in the world of film turn to the French Riviera. For a week and a half, this time from 13-24 May, Cannes bridges the gap between glamour and obscure arthouse cinema, bringing mega stars and international filmmakers […]

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2015 Sheffield Doc/Fest

Thursday the 7th of May saw the official press launch of the 2015 Sheffield Doc/Fest at the BFI Southbank, London. Doc/Fest is the UK’s, and increasingly the world’s, foremost documentary and factual digital media festival. There will be many world, EU and UK premieres from the finest creative documentary talents […]

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7th Annual Asia House Film Festival

The seventh annual Asia House Film Festival, celebrating film from the Asia Pacific region, will be taking place in London from 27 March to 31 March 2015. Organised by non-profit organisation Asia House and sponsored by Prudential, this year’s festival’s ‘New Generations’ theme reflects on new talents, new styles, new landscapes and new modes of film […]

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65th Berlin Film Festival Preview

If there’s one thing the Berlin Film Festival has in abundance, it’s films. With hundreds of entries from across the world, the annual Berlinale provides a welcome reminder that the New Year hubbub building around mainstream awards ceremonies isn’t really what cinema is about. Sitting after nominations have already been […]

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Aldeburgh Documentary Festival 2014: 20th Anniversary

“Documentary changes what people think about what they think they know already” – Roger Graef, recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award Another fantastic programme at this year’s Aldeburgh Documentary Festival marks its 20th anniversary of celebrating documentary film on the picturesque Suffolk coast. The 2014 programme boasts a remarkably diverse […]

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58th BFI London Film Festival

The BFI London Film Festival hits the capital once again this October, highlighting the films hotly anticipated to do well in the forthcoming awards season.  The UK’s largest film festival, the 12-day event will showcase 248 films across 17 venues in central London. Among the 245 fiction and documentary films […]

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Divan Film Festival 2014

A palatable blend of Balkan film, traditional national cuisine, and stimulating academic conversation has come to define Romania’s annual Divan Film Festival. Held each year in Port Cultural Cetate, the Festival celebrated its 5th edition this year with the help of organisers and Balkan film specialists Mircea Dinescu, Marian Tutui, […]

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The 71st Venice International Film Festival

Venice over the summer has many things going for it if you can look past the swarms of tourists and sweltering temperature. There’s a reason people flood there from all over the world, although flood might not be the best word to use for a city prone to so many […]