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Talkies

The long take: a Kyiv symphony

Nearly a century ago, the beauty of Ukraine was captured by the man with a movie camera.

By Pamela Hutchinson

The long take: a Kyiv symphony
Interviews

In the Black Fantastic: a conversation with Ekow Eshun

By Chrystel Oloukoï

In the Black Fantastic: a conversation with Ekow Eshun
Interviews

“Every person is a universe”: Wim Wenders on Wings of Desire

By Lou Thomas

“Every person is a universe”: Wim Wenders on Wings of Desire
Reviews

The Afterlight: a film of immortals en route to oblivion

By Jonathan Romney

The Afterlight: a film of immortals en route to oblivion
Features

Wandering souls: the ending of L’eclisse

By Paul Tickell

Wandering souls: the ending of L’eclisse
News

Approaching Shadows and a game-changing, people-centred model for film production

By Clare Baines

Approaching Shadows and a game-changing, people-centred model for film production
5 things to watch

5 things to watch this weekend – 1 to 3 July

By Samuel Wigley

5 things to watch this weekend – 1 to 3 July
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