Movies On the Meadows: 2001

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Garry Pope reports back from Grantchester Meadows, at the CFF MOVIES ON THE MEADOWS screening of 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY


Addicted to Sheep

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Anthony Davis spoke to Magali Pettier, farmer’s daughter and director of ADDICTED TO SHEEP which follows a year in the lives of two sheep farmers.


NEW GERMAN CINEMA AT CFF2015

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From Fassbinder to THE FIRE, Faust Lerner offers an overview of this year’s New German Cinema strand at CFF.


Editor’s Blog: Themes Of The Festival

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Edd Elliott gives a low down of the under-the-radar themes of this year’s Cambridge Film Festival.


Mr Holmes

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McKellen’s Holmes is where the heart is, writes Xanthe Gilmore.


Hostages

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Arrow Films aren’t just purveyors of cult cinema – they are also a multi-platform distributor of TV from around the world, most recently HOSTAGES.


Meatballs

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Relying on bawdy humour and a hip, anti-establishment attitude, MEATBALLS is set in a summer camp for misfits overseen by head counsellor Tripper (Bill Murray in his first starring role).


The Wanderers

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The Bronx, 1963. Geographically close, but in reality we’re a long way from WEST SIDE STORY and its rival gangs the Jets and the Sharks…


BFI LFF Diary #2

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Jack Toye provides a sample of life at The London Film Festival 2014.


Fincher Retrospective: Class, Revolution and The Social Network

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Edd Elliott considers the class connotations underlying David Fincher’s THE SOCIAL NETWORK.


Down by Law

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Rosy Hunt reviews Jim Jarmusch’s earliest film forays, including the “thinking man’s chicken-soup film” DOWN BY LAW which screens at CFF this year.


Introducing Lionel Rogosin

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Arjun Sajip gives us a insightful tribute to one of America’s great documentary film makers, LIONEL ROGOSIN.


Introducing Gerhard Lamprecht

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Lamprecht’s newly-restored films are causing a celluloid stir – from a retrospective at the Pordenone Silent Film Festival in 2013 to a season at this year’s CFF.


Kind Hearts and Class War

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Keith Braithwaite’s pick of the Best of British is KIND HEARTS AND CORONETS, a black comedy that packs a hidden punch.


Happy Birthday Jean-Pierre

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On 28th May 2014, the bundle of contradictions that is Jean-Pierre Léaud turned 70 years old. Rosy Hunt pays tribute to Truffaut’s favourite “anti-documentary actor”.