The British Guide to Showing off

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Jack Piercy joined his chums, the Norwich Kitwitches, at Cinema City for a screening of THE BRITISH GUIDE TO SHOWING OFF.


Nordic Giants and Shorts International

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The Cinecity event at Playgroup Brighton’s Blind Tiger bar and music venue opened with a looped series of local and international short films, which led up to an AV performance from Brighton band NORDIC GIANTS. Rosy Hunt reviews.


The Mighty Uke

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Walking through Norwich to the cinema is not usually a surprising experience, but Saturday’s visit was not a normal trip. A casual glance across the street and a man is carrying a ukelele…Jack Piercy reviews.


Ayamé: Conor Maloney Interview

AYAMÉ is a promising looking independent sci-fi production by Irish film maker Conor Maloney. Jim Ross caught up with him shortly after finishing the full version of a trailer for the project.


Take One tribute to the films of Ken Russell

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RIP Henry Kenneth Alfred Russell (3 July 1927 – 27 November 2011). TAKE ONE writers pay tribute to their favourite Russell films.


The ABC’s of Death

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The ABC’s OF DEATH features segments directed by 25 of the world’s leading talents including Simon Rumley. Drafthouse Films held a competition to find the 26th director. We spoke to the winner, Lee Hardcastle and caught up with Simon Rumley.


Amit Gupta & Owen Sheers Talk About Resistance

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Toby Miller from Bums on Seats on Cambridge 105 spoke to the director and writer of RESISTANCE, we have the full audio here on Take One!


Ryoo Seung-wan Interview

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Director Ryoo Seung-wan was in Cambridge as part of the London Korean Film Festival, which was showing a retrospective of his work. He took some time to speak to Take One about his past and future projects.


Twilight to Twilight

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It is quite amazing, the level of abuse a man will receive for openly stating that he will be attending a TWILIGHT marathon – or “Twiathlon”. In fact, unless the next words out of your mouth are “I’m writing a review” you might as well leave any male – and quite a few female – friendships behind.


Project Trident: November

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The Cambridge Film Festival’s in-house film collective PROJECT TRIDENT have released a new film to promote Movember.


London Korean Film Festival 2011

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2010 marked the London Korean Film Festival’s fifth anniversary with their biggest events to date but 2011 sees the start of a new era for the festival where they are striving to bring even more of the best of Korean cinema, past and present, to the UK shores.


The closing of CAFF, Mwansa The Great and interview with director Rungano Nyoni

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The Cambridge African Film Festival drew to a close last week, summing up the extraordinary work pouring out of Africa with a set of shorts from various countries on the continent (see www.cambridgeafricanfilmfestival.org.uk for more information). The last of these was MWANSA THE GREAT – a wonderfully crowd-pleasing adventure into the heart and mind of [...]


Dreams of Elbidi (Ndoto Za Elbidi)

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Rosy Hunt attended DREAMS OF ELBIDI, a unique fusion of community theatre and traditional cinema. It offers not only a dramatisation of Kenyan ghetto life, but a way to entertain its African audience while educating them about HIV and AIDS. Also featured: transcript from the Q&A with Kamau wa Ndung’u.


Cute Robots

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Jen Williams compares the Pixar hero WALL-E to his predecessors Huey, Dewie and Louie.


The First Cambridge Film Festival

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David Perilli in conversation with the original CFF programmer David Jakes.