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  • Film of the week: No Home Movie

    Nick Pinkerton reviews the late Chantal Akerman’s final testimonial to her mother, her wellspring.
    Monday 27 June 2016

  • Always for pleasure: the adventures of Bill and Turner Ross

    Two prodigies of American documentary’s digital revolution, the Ross brothers beckon you aboard their wagon. Robert Greene is on already.
    Wednesday 22 June 2016

  • Film of the week: Cemetery of Splendour

    Things to do in Thailand when you’re in purgatory: Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s latest takes the pulse of a sleep-sick nation, says Tony Rayns.
    Friday 17 June 2016

  • Perchance to dream: a long night with Apichatpong’s shorts

    Giovanni Marchini reports on a marathon all-night reverie with Apichatpong ‘Joe’ Weerasethakul’s filmic lullabies – five of his features and 29 of his shorts – and wonders, as dawn broke and the films grew darker, if Joe has lost his joy?
    Friday 17 June 2016

  • A love letter to Carol White

    Catharine Des Forges remembers a Ken Loach romantic heroine and a genuine working-class 1960s British movie star, half a century after their quartet of classics that culminated in Poor Cow.
    Friday 17 June 2016

  • Closer: Sundance London 2016

    After three years in the hinterlands and a year off to take stock, the premiere US indie showcase finally popped up in the heart of the capital with a hit-and-miss taster programme of premieres and talks. So what kind of outreach is this, asks Simran Hans?
    Thursday 16 June 2016

  • Film of the week: Fire at Sea

    The lives of others: nonfiction master Gianfranco Rosi depicts daily life and unconscionable tragedy back to back on the Mediterranean frontier island of Lampedusa – and asks us how to connect them, says Trevor Johnston.
    Friday 10 June 2016

  • Look back in wonder: FLARE 2016 critics’ roundtable

    On its thirtieth anniversary, the erstwhile London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival had plenty to reflect on, from biopics and revionist histories and rereleases to the new places queer cinema is going. Claire Kurylowski, Sophie Mayer and Ben Walters share notes in this podcast.
    Monday 20 June 2016

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