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  • What were the roaring 20s really like?

    The roaring 20s are back in vogue thanks to Baz Luhrmann’s Jazz Age spectacle The Great Gatsby, but what was the decade really like? Here’s our guide to how boys and girls of the 20s got their kicks.


    Monday 20 May 2013

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  • The many faces of Lars von Trier

    Lars von Trier has never been shy of sensational subject matter or media notoriety. Paul O’Callaghan offers an introduction to the provocations of one of world cinema’s most divisive directors.

    Paul O’Callaghan
    Friday 17 May 2013

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  • The joys of analogue

    As digital technology takes over, so our affection for analogue grows. Joseph Ernst’s short film Londoners delights in the textures of archaic camera technology to document street life in the modern capital.

    Catherine McGahan
    Thursday 16 May 2013

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  • British films at Cannes 2013

    Exciting debut features and the new film from Clio Barnard give British cinema a healthy presence at this year’s Cannes Film Festival.

    Samuel Wigley
    Wednesday 15 May 2013

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  • BFI archive footage of 1920s London goes viral

    Kevin Spacey and Stephen Fry are among the thousands of tweeters captivated by beautiful colour footage of London in 1926, restored by the BFI. 

    Samuel Wigley
    Wednesday 15 May 2013

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  • Previewing Cannes 2013: a programmer’s perspective

    Geoff Andrew, head of film programme at BFI Southbank, reveals the Cannes premieres he’s most excited about.

    Geoff Andrew
    Tuesday 14 May 2013

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  • Your questions answered: BFI Film Fund Twitter Q&A

    As the film industry prepares to descend on the Cannes Film Festival, the BFI Film Fund team took part in a Twitter Q&A to answer your questions, give advice and share their plans.


    Tuesday 14 May 2013

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  • The third Gatsby

    As Baz Luhrmann’s Jazz Age spectacular The Great Gatsby hits cinemas, we go behind the scenes on Jack Clayton’s 1974 version of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel.

    Carolyne Bevan
    Monday 13 May 2013

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  • Fashion in Film: the Jazz Age look

    All the style of the roaring 20s is to be found in the films of French master director Marcel L’Herbier, the focus for this year’s Fashion in Film Festival.

    Samuel Wigley
    Friday 10 May 2013

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  • Bryan Forbes (1926-2013)

    Bryan Forbes, director of Whistle Down the Wind and The L-shaped Room, was a great talent in British cinema.

    Nigel Algar
    Thursday 9 May 2013

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