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The Argentinian filmmaker brought her colonial-era costume fever dream to the London Film Festival, and in a following screen talk explained her invitation to the audience to submerge themselves in its voluminous conception of time, reports Erika Balsom.
Friday 20 October 2017
At this, the best of the Spanish film festivals, audiences can be relied on to bring enthusiasm and patience to a diverse variety of screenings. And this year they were rewarded with a fine crop, reports Nick James.
Tuesday 10 October 2017
Are you sitting uncomfortably? From medieval witches to prison fights, Hitchcock’s gruesome visions to a UFO death cult, the transgressive, marginal and sometimes deeply odd films in this year’s Cult programme are full of surprises, writes Anton Bitel.
Tuesday 3 October 2017
Fears that programming cuts would damage the diversity of TIFF were allayed by a bold selection of experimental, short and gallery films, including a dazzling meditation on a hip colour, a disquieting study of a cannibal and a careful portrait of bodybuilders, writes Jordan Cronk.
Wednesday 27 September 2017
Our critics’ top tips to the best of this year’s world cinema showcase, from the big-ticket galas (including our own special presentation) to the rarer choices with no UK distribution plans in place.
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Friday 15 September 2017
In a 16th-century leprosarium accessible only by an antique boat, festival-goers were able to explore new interactive narratives via a wildly diverse set of entries in Venice’s first VR competition, reports Paul O’Callaghan.
Tuesday 12 September 2017
Women will be plentiful on screen at the horror festival, if not behind the camera, from the tragic death of Jayne Mansfield to fictional tales of obsession, mania, murder and disfigurement. Anton Bitel looks at the fascinating female-centric stories playing this year.
Tuesday 15 August 2017
At the Bristol festival of short-form cinema, celebrated films rub shoulders with new work from up-and-coming directors. Here is Laurence Boyce’s selection of the ones to watch.
Tuesday 8 August 2017
At the Bologna-inspired festival in Bristol, classic films were celebrated with some smart repertory programming, while parallels were drawn between the state of cinema now and in its infancy, reports Pamela Hutchinson.
Friday 4 August 2017
The spirit of the Summer of Love was revived in Sheffield this year, with films exploring subjects from the bohemian counterculture to revolutionary politics past and present, writes Christina Newland.
Wednesday 5 July 2017
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