Galway African Film Festival

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Mike Boyd reviews the up-and-coming, relatively young Galway African Film Festival, which is quickly finding its place on the periphery of the more established festivals in the UK.


Focus On: Woody Allen

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Following on from the recently released documentary, TAKE ONE’s Woody Allen devotee, Ed Frost, takes his own look at Woody’s work and career


The Wonderful Worlds of Powell & Pressburger

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Gavin Midgley looks at the works of Powell and Pressburger, from patriotic wartime propaganda via the vivacious Archers Film Productions to that influential post-Pressburger classic, PEEPING TOM.


Ken Loach Interview

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“I’d like to annihilate the term ‘social realism’”: Ken Loach was recently in Cambridge and Jim Ross got the opportunity to talk to him about THE ANGELS’ SHARE.


Focus On: Bela Tarr

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Mike O’Brien takes us through the work of Bela Tarr, the “most uncompromising of filmmakers” whose film THE TURIN HORSE is on release this week.


Focus On: Wes Anderson

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With the release of his latest feature film, MOONRISE KINGDOM, Wes Anderson is back in heightened colour. Ann Linden revisits his previous features.


Focus On: The Alien Films

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“You never quite forget a film that gives you a serious bout of nightmares, and if you’re like me, that fosters a sort of fondness too.” Jen Williams revisits the ALIEN films.


Spring and Port Wine

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To anyone who knows it only from their own performance in the schoolroom, SPRING AND PORT WINE sticks in the memory as a ”Peter and Jane” introduction to social deprivation and teen pregnancy.


UK Green Film Festival Preview

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Jim Ross previews the UK Green Film Festival (18th-20th May) and speaks to co-founder John Long


Nudity, Profanity, and Xylophones

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The Grand Illusion Cinema’s exclusive screening of the VHS Variety Specials, footage courtesy of Scarecrow Video: weird, unsettling fun.


Town of Runners

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In most areas of rural Ethiopia, there aren’t many opportunities for young women beyond marriage and motherhood. Jerry Rothwell’s documentary, TOWN OF RUNNERS, introduces the farming town of Bekoji: the exception that proves the rule.


Sundance London: Day 1

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TAKE ONE’s Mike Boyd is taking in the atmosphere and films at Sundance London, the new UK leg of Robert Redford’s world famous festival


BSFF 2012 Closing Event: Highlights of the British Silent Film Fest

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As the lights of Cambridge rose in the dusk of Sunday evening, the curtains also drew to a close on the 15th British Silent Film Festival. Mike Boyd reports back from a night to remember.


Speak of The Devils

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Over forty years since its initial opening, Ken Russell’s towering creation emerges from its enforced purgatory. Edd Elliott takes an in depth look at THE DEVILS.


British Silent Film Festival 2012

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The British Silent Film Festival will be celebrating its 15th Anniversary in Cambridge at the Arts Picturehouse with a four-day programme starting on April 19th. Look out for special print copies of TAKE ONE at the Picturehouse and around Cambridge and read full coverage here at takeonecff.com