• childhood1

    Thursday, June 23, 2016 ·

    Don’t throw stones in a fragile post-WWI European glasshouse! Jack Toye reviews THE CHILDHOOD OF A LEADER at Edinburgh International Film Festival.

    The Childhood Of A Leader

  • ZERO_2016

    Wednesday, June 22, 2016 ·

    Revealing the cyber-warfare trump card behind America’s military prowess. John Cheshire reviews Alex Gibney’s latest documentary at the Edinburgh International Film Festival.

    Zero Days

  • MRPIG_2016

    Wednesday, June 22, 2016 ·

    What do you get when a 75 year old man goes on the run with a hog in a van? Taking similarities from Hákonarson’s RAMS, MR PIG serves both human and porcine humour.

    Mr Pig

  • Bugs1

    Sunday, June 19, 2016 ·

    Lock up your stick insects! The Nordic Food Lab are coming! Jack Toye reviews Andreas Johnsen’s BUGS at Edinburgh International Film Festival

    BUGS

  • JOANN_2016

    Monday, June 13, 2016 ·

    Mike O’Brien spoke to filmmaker Joanna Hogg: “a daring and mischievous artist, and a major British talent whose next move will be intriguing.”

    Interview with Joanna Hogg

  • just5

    Saturday, May 21, 2016 ·

    Sombre, reflective and as divisive as ever at the Cannes Film Festival, Jack Toye reviews Xavier Dolan’s latest feature

    It’s Only The End Of The World

  • bernadette

    Saturday, May 21, 2016 ·

    Director of Watersprite Film Festival 2016, Bernadette Schramm, on her work with Refugee Voices In Film at the 69th Cannes Film Festival

    Interview with Bernadette Schramm

  • harbour

    Thursday, May 19, 2016 ·

    There’s a whole lotta diary days going on in Cannes for our roving reporter, Jack Toye

    Cannes Diary 2016: Days 4, 5,6,7

FCHE shorts features
Saturday, September 19, 2015

Film Hub: Shorts

These short films are funny, informative, inventive and entertaining, writes Garry Pope.

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Wednesday, September 16, 2015

96 Ways To Say I Love You

Love is a broad, deep and many-layered subject, and it’s an ambitious topic in any medium, let alone a short film, writes Jack Stocker.

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Wednesday, September 16, 2015

CFF 2015 Surprise Film

A packed Picturehouse crowd waits excitedly for one of the Cambridge Film Festival’s main events: The SURPRISE FILM.

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Monday, September 14, 2015

Q&A with Peter Greenaway

“No one does an intro and Q and A quite like Peter Greenaway,” says Mike Levy, reporting back from the CFF screening of EISENSTEIN IN GUANAJUATO.

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Monday, September 14, 2015

The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Miss Osbourne

Consistently gorgeous to look at and with some extraordinary set-pieces, THE STRANGE CASE OF DR JEKYLL AND MISS OSBOURNE is, like much of Walerian Borowczyk’s work, likely to be an acquired taste.

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Monday, September 14, 2015

Dance Iranian Style

The director of DANCE IRANIAN STYLE claims he wanted to avoid a sob story, but was there no way to anchor a fiction film in realism while avoiding sentimentalism?

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Sunday, September 13, 2015

Interview with Marc Garcia

Marc Garcia played Judas in ALL THE WAYS OF GOD, a modern-dress morality play. We spoke to him with programmer Ramon Lamarca.

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Sunday, September 13, 2015

Life in a Fishbowl

Set just before the financial crisis of 2008, the characters in LIFE IN A FISHBOWL are as dysfunctional as Iceland’s banking system became.

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Sunday, September 13, 2015

The Last Executioner

This amazing film is for anyone whose father did the same job all his life, worked in all weathers, cared more for your happiness than his own.

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Sunday, September 13, 2015

Student Review: The Forest

Elliot Wright reviews Sinisa Dragin’s story of Romania and its relations with Yugoslavia after the end of World War 2.