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LFF 2016

Chi-Raq (2016)

Filmmaker Spike Lee has never shied away from highlighting urban crime in his features. Since his directorial debut in 1986, his features have made him a key figure in black cinema, and he was awarded with an Honorary Award last year for…

LFF 2016: Your Name (2016)

In September, a Japanese anime was featured on the BBC News website. Why? It is the first animation not made by Studio Ghibli to make more than ten billion yen (£76m) in Japan in a month. After receiving acclaim from multiple film…

LFF 2016 – Lion (2016)

Saroo Brierley was only a child when he became lost in India. Accidentally transported 1,000 miles from home, he was eventually adopted by an Australian couple. 25 years later, he made headlines worldwide after using Google Earth to locate…

LFF 2016 – Prevenge (2016)

Pregnancy can screw some people up. It can cause worry, abandonment and all-round trauma. However, the debut directorial film by Sightseers actress Alice Lowe shows that being pregnant can, quite simply, make you want to kill someone.…