Letters From Baghdad

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Mark Liversidge takes a look at the documentary which looks at the life of unsung political figure Gertrude Bell.


I, Daniel Blake

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Daniel is the part Dave Johns was born to play, writes Edd Elliott.


Re: A Pier

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Re: A Pier looks at the past, present and future of Hastings Pier, from Jimi Hendrix to The Sex Pistols, writes Mark Liversidge.


The Wheel

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We spoke to the makers of THE WHEEL about feminism from stone age to modern day!


Brothers

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Together they contemplate the larger significance of the long-delayed homecoming. BROTHERS is a film for those who enjoy quiet, slow cinema.


A Brilliant Genocide

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A BRILLIANT GENOCIDE is a powerful and unusual film, writes Emma Wilkinson.


Alfredo Bini: Unexpected Guest

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Required viewing for anyone interested in the history of Italian cinema in the 1960s, ALFREDO BINI also humanises one of its key figures.


Next Generation Short Tiger 2016

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These tremendous short films showcase the quality of new talent coming out of Germany, writes Garry Pope.


Short Fusion: Nostalgia?

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In the beautiful setting of Emmanuel College, the NOSTALGIA? ‘Short Fusion’ strand dazzled the audience with five fantastic films.


Oleg and the Rare Arts

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It may be that Oleg is a deluded nostalgist, but it’s equally possible that he has a genuine insight into the transcendent effects of art.


The Interrogation

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THE INTERROGATION is a film making landmark as it represents the first Israeli director to make a film about WW2 war atrocity.


Warrior Road

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Henrie’s portrayal of Joseph highlights the fragility and changeability of youth.


Alba

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Family relationships, illnesses, the pain of adolescence and the dynamics of bullying are laid bare in ALBA.


One of us

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Far from being preachy, ONE OF US allows its message to settle into the reader with such a subtlety it kills, writes Garry Pope.


Tomorrow

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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 [...]


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