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Red, White and Blue shows us the loneliness of the Black police reformer

As played by John Boyega in Steve McQueen’s third Small Axe film, hopeful police trailblazer Leroy Logan finds himself trying to build bridges from swamp to distant shore.

By Gary Younge

Red, White and Blue shows us the loneliness of the Black police reformer
Reviews

Overseas watches domestic workers rehearse their art

By Thomas Flew

Overseas watches domestic workers rehearse their art
Reviews

We Are Who We Are lifts the lid on teenage identity crises

By Michael Brooke

We Are Who We Are lifts the lid on teenage identity crises
My Dream Palace

Kleber Mendonça Filho on Recife’s Cinema São Luiz, his hometown picture palace

By Kleber Mendonça Filho

Kleber Mendonça Filho on Recife’s Cinema São Luiz, his hometown picture palace
Interviews

I can remember it for you wholesale: The making of Total Recall, 30 years on

By Josh Slater-Williams

I can remember it for you wholesale: The making of Total Recall, 30 years on
Features

Remembering British film star Anne Crawford on the centenary of her birth

By Josephine Botting

Remembering British film star Anne Crawford on the centenary of her birth
Festivals

With its cinemas closed, Thessaloniki’s 61st film festival opened some virtual doors

By Georgia Korossi

With its cinemas closed, Thessaloniki’s 61st film festival opened some virtual doors
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