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Woman at War by Benedikt Erlingsson - Q&A

Benedikt Erlingsson is an Icelandic director, author and actor. His first feature, Of Horses and Men, was a hit on the festival circuit and won many international awards, including the New Directors Prize at the 2013 San Sebastián Film Festival (...)

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ClermontFF2019 Lobo Mauro, director of Mais Triste que Chuva num Recreio de Colégio

Can you explain your choice of title? Is it a Brazilian saying? It’s not a Brazilian saying. There’s a sentence in a book called Os Cus de Judas (“The Land at the End of the World”), by António Lobo Antunes, a Portuguese writer, which says “triste (...)

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Deptford double-bill from the London Migration Film Festival

Revenir by David Fedele and Kumut Imesh Revenir is an immensely valuable film. Now living in France, Kumut Imesh, a refugee from the Ivory Coast, teams up with filmmaker David Fedele to retrace his journey through African and into Europe. With (...)

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Double-bill from the London Migration Film Festival 2018

The Postman by Vahid Keshavarz Vahid Keshavarz’s documentary short The Postman profiles Hadi, an Iranian poet living in London and working as a postman. There is a quiet dignity to Hadi as he goes about his round, scribbling his verses as they (...)

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Young and Alive / L’Epoque at LFF 2018

Young and Alive is not quite an apt translation of the original title of this film, L’Epoque, which in its subtitles has been translated as the more accurate "our times". Director Matthieu Bareyre was keen to stress this during the Q&A (...)

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Naila and the Uprising @DocHouse

Naila and the Uprising was a DocHouse screening. It’s rare that a film makes me so angry that I can’t seem to describe it without a rant summarising it as ‘o the injustice!’ but that really was the effect of Julia Bacha’s film. Opening scene: (...)

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Get Out - "Timely representations of blackness"

In short, loved it. In long, ‘Get Out’ is everything you’ve heard and more. Consistently, whether I’m in book club, the bar, in a secret black people meeting at work, people who’ve seen it want to see it again. And those who have seen it twice offer (...)

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Q&A with Adrian Tanner, dir. of Redistributors, at the East End Film Fest

What was your background in film prior to Redistributors? I started out as an editor and got indulgently trained at the BBC in Bristol on wildlife shows with David Attenborough. Then moved to London and cut a lot of TV. What sparked the idea (...)

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Stories of our Lives - Film Africa 2015

Stories of our Lives is a sequence of five tales sourced from real life experiences of gay Kenyans. The film uses the same crisp, saturated black and white photography across its five sections. Even though this creates a flattening of visual (...)

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Leonore Schick’s TTIP&Feminist Film Saturday

For more on the Feminist Film Fest, check out filmmaker and Leonore Schick’s blog article... "The London Feminist Film Festival It Happened Here trigger warning: sexual assault, sexual violence, rape. Initially, I only planned to go along to (...)

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