Re: A Pier looks at the past, present and future of Hastings Pier, from Jimi Hendrix to The Sex Pistols, writes Mark Liversidge.
Together they attempt to navigate the continuing difficulties of their existence and contemplate the larger significance of the long-delayed homecoming.BROTHERS is a film for those who enjoy quiet, slow cinema.
A BRILLIANT GENOCIDE is a powerful and unusual film. Even more impressively, it also manages to incorporate the very important human angle of the story, which is no mean feat when the contextual information around these stories is so bleak, and deals with such an astonishing levels of destruction.
If you look at the Wikipedia entry or any other biography for Rudolph Höss, it suggests a long and distinguished career within the armed forces. Iron and Merit Crosses, long service and bravery medals and a variety of SS awards, and a man who was promoted through the ranks over the course of ten years [...]
Henrie’s portrayal of Joseph highlights the fragility and changeability of youth. Starting as a quiet and shy ‘follower’, he slowly develops more and more of a personality until, in the final act, he begins to exhibit a stronger sense of self and self belief.
Toby Miller caught up with Cambridge Film Festival programmer Ramon Lamarca to talk about cameras, Catalonia and the care-free nature of Catalonian society.
Tomorrow is a rousing French documentary concerning the state of the planet. Unlike your average end-of-the-world documentary, in which we are warned of things to come and accusingly faced with the exponential dangers we have caused. This is a more hopeful documentary, one in which the filmmakers examine solutions, rather than problems. Directed by Cyril [...]
When a small southern Ukrainian village is 20 kilometres from the nearest police intervention ‘Who you gonna call?’… The Ukrainian Sheriffs. For the village of Stara Zburjivka, two deputised sheriffs are instated to watch over the land and mediate any problems the village people may come upon. Filmed as a factual documentary in a style [...]
Day Moibi sat down with Ed Rigg to discuss his latest short film, Confection.
Forbidden love in Nazi-Occupied Greece is the central topic of Cloudy Sunday, a gracefully illustrated, thought-provoking drama from Greek director Manousos Manousakis. The film, set in 1943 Thessaloniki, concerns the treacherous relationship between Estrea (Christina Hilla Fameli), a Jew, and Giorgos (Haris Frangoulis), a Christian. The film is complemented by music inspired by Vassilis Tsitsanis, [...]