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  • Cinema goes underground

    Win tickets to see An American Werewolf in London in a disused London Underground station, as part of a series of films screened in the underground as part of TFL’s Night Tube celebrations.

    Thursday 30 April 2015

    Announcements

  • Read my finger

    With media performance now such a key currency, could more documentary literacy mean better citizenship, asks Robert Greene?

    Robert Greene
    Wednesday 29 April 2015

    Unfiction

  • 8½ films inspired by 8½

    Inspired by a case of creative block, Federico Fellini’s classic film about filmmaking has in turn inspired many homages and imitations. These are eight (and a half) of the best.

    Samuel Wigley
    Wednesday 29 April 2015

    Lists

  • Charlie Chaplin: The Mutual Comedies (DVD)

    A dozen classic comedies made during the most inventive and liberating period of Chaplin’s career brought together in one DVD box set.

    Wednesday 29 April 2015

    New releases

  • Review: Sarah Pucill’s Magic Mirror (and works by Claude Cahun)

    Reflections on gender, role-play and partnership illuminate Sarah Pucill’s prismatic tribute to the life and art of French surrealist Claude Cahun, says Frances Morgan.

    Frances Morgan
    Tuesday 28 April 2015

    Reviews and recommendations

  • Shooting the message #20: Video Arts

    The inside scoop on communications film legend Video Arts, founded by Anthony Jay and John Cleese 40 years ago.

    Patrick Russell
    Tuesday 28 April 2015

    Features

  • Cuckoos and straw bears: Alchemy 2015

    Harriet Warmen reports on the fifth edition of the Alchemy Film & Moving Image Festival, a haven for moving-image artists in the Scottish Borders, and its installations and performances in spaces from a textile mill to a storage warehouse.

    Harriet Warman
    Monday 27 April 2015

    Festivals

  • 10 essential Polish film directors

    Your guide to the very best filmmakers to come from Poland, many of whose films can be seen during BFI Southbank’s current Masterpieces of Polish Cinema season.

    Michael Brooke
    Monday 27 April 2015

    Lists

  • Bill Morrison: Selected Films 1996-2014

    A three-disc Blu-ray set of films by innovative New York-based filmmaker Bill Morrison. 

    Monday 27 April 2015

    New releases

  • The Carl Theodor Dreyer Collection

    Carl Theodor Dreyer is one of world cinema’s most enduringly praised filmmakers. His visually arresting, intensely austere style has been a major influence on Lars von Trier and Carlos Reygadas, amongst others.

    Monday 27 April 2015

    New releases

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