Street Kids United II: The Girls from Rio

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STREET KIDS UNITED 2 inspires with the sporting passion of its protagonists whilst retaining its political impact.

Short Fusion: Motion


“Adrenaline pumping with a side of swoon”… “Visually offensive, yet spectacular”… Jack McCurdy reviews the MOTION strand of CFF’s Short Fusion

Take One On Air 7/9/15

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Ben Dalton, Edd Elliott and Mark Liversidge review ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL, THE LESSON and egg-static POACHED

Short Fusion: Space & Oddity


Katrina Smith reviews a collection of Sci Fi themed shorts that exhibit varying visions of bleak futures, and alternative presents.

Land Grabbing


A documentary on large-scale farming practices that emotionally engages the more it strives to remain objective.

Hedi Schneider Is Stuck Q&A

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Mike Levy recounts the highlights from Sonja Heiss’s Q&A following HEDI SCHNEIDER GETS STUCK.



Ireland-set horror that gives into conventional shocks after a remarkable, unsettling first half-hour.

The New Rijksmuseum


This documentary about the troubled redesign of Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum is as much about local politics and bureaucracy as it is about the museum’s masterpieces.

Steamboat Bill Junior


Live accompanist Neil Brand helped the action flow for STEAMBOAT BILL JUNIOR, screened at the Cambridge Film Festival.

As We Were Dreaming

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AS WE WERE DREAMING maybe be generic, but it has enough fun and firepower to entertain most, writes Jim Moore.

Von Caligari Zu Hitler


What does cinema know that we don’t?


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Tom Hardy is on mesmerising form as both Kray twins in this violent but stylish and often funny film, writes Garry Pope.

La Famille Bélier


This French box office hit is both funny and emotional, but does it do its deaf characters a disservice?

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

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There’s the feeling that this is a film about death made for the living, and that it’s a bit of a necessary failure…



Alison Rose’s documentary follows four astronomers embarking on a fiftieth anniversary re-enactment of an American road trip from their twenties and reflecting on the impact of their discoveries.