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    Tuesday, August 19, 2014 ·

    We spoke to Kris Swanberg about her short BABY MARY, in which a little girl in Chicago takes a neglected toddler under her wing.

    Short Fusion: Baby Mary

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    Tuesday, August 19, 2014 ·

    CHARLIE SAYS tells the brooding story of a young boy, and the consequences of a (relatively) innocent lie he tells while on holiday with his family. See it at CFF2014.

    Short Fusion: Charlie Says

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    Tuesday, August 19, 2014 ·

    A film where nothing (and yet everything) happens, Cesc Gay’s FICTION is intensely – and authentically – romantic, writes Rebecca Naughten. See it at CFF2014.


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    Monday, August 18, 2014 ·

    Elegant little period shocker, with a nicely modulated performance by Vincent Price, and which gives a whole new meaning to ‘Buzz-Kill’, writes Stephen Watson.

    The Mad Magician

  • Cowboy1

    Sunday, August 17, 2014 ·

    A man drinks with his friend in a bar on his birthday… but all is not as it seems. COWBOY BEN screens as part of CFF2014′s short film strand.

    Short Fusion: Cowboy Ben

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    Saturday, August 16, 2014 ·

    An air of French sophistication, intense privacy, a peripatetic pack-rat’s mound of carefully packed-up junk and a camera around her neck. FINDING VIVIAN MAIER.

    Finding Vivian Maier

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    Saturday, August 16, 2014 ·

    We spoke to the director of A CURIOUS LIFE about his documentary following folk-punk rockers The Levellers, which screens at Cambridge Film Fest this year.

    Interview with Dunstan Bruce

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    Friday, August 15, 2014 ·

    David Michôd brings a new dimension to a dystopic genre that has had so much exploration already – think post-apocalyptic OF MICE AND MEN, says Jack McCurdy.

    The Rover

Saturday, March 8, 2014


“WIND clings to its blustery motif, and consistently delights the viewer with the joys of animation throughout”. See it at Watersprite this weekend.

Saturday, March 8, 2014

Watersprite Festival 2014

This weekend, Cambridge is treated to some of the most prodigious output gifted student filmmakers have to offer, with fiction, documentaries and stunning animations sharing time on the silver screen.

TAKE ONE Awards 2013 | TakeOneCFF.com
Friday, March 7, 2014

TAKE ONE Awards 2013

As the dust settles on 12 YEARS A SLAVE and GRAVITY’s dominance , it’s time to focus on the best from the last year of festivals.

Jozi Film Festival | TakeOneCFF.com
Thursday, March 6, 2014

Jozi Film Festival 2014

Mike Boyd reports back from Jozi Film Festival, one of the most exciting almost-new festivals in South Africa. JFF brings together the best of South African & international features.

Monday, March 3, 2014


“A nastily intimate encounter with a poisoned mind…” Patrick Capaloff Fowler reviews RUST, a powerful short screening this weekend at Watersprite Film Festival.

Thursday, February 27, 2014

No Jet Li

Academic researcher Hiu Chan muses on the issues behind NO JET LI, a witty examination of diaspora Chinese identity filmed in collaboration with Yellow Earth.

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Only Lovers Left Alive

Jarmusch’s spin on the vampire tale manages to breathe life back into the most (un)dead of tropes, writes Jim Moore.

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan | TakeOneCFF.com
Saturday, February 22, 2014

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

One of those rare sequels that surpasses the original, THE WRATH OF KHAN remains the high point of the Trek franchise, writes Gavin Midgley.

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Thursday, February 20, 2014

Nordic Giants at the Ruby Lounge

The Nordic Giants continue to bring their euphoric post-rock cinema experience to unusual locations across the UK; Jack Stocker reports back from Manchester’s Ruby Lounge.

Her | TakeOneCFF.com
Wednesday, February 19, 2014


Laced with humanity and softly tragic humour, Spike Jonze’s HER is an emotionally packed film that will tease out pensive moments, writes Jim Ross