• Main_Alba

    Saturday, October 22, 2016 ·

    Alba does not shy away from displaying the whole truth of the young girl’s suffering; family relationships, illnesses, the pains of adolescence and the power dynamics of bullying are all laid bare in this brutally frank portrayal of Alba’s life.


  • SEXMA_2016

    Saturday, October 22, 2016 ·

    Toby Miller caught up with Cambridge Film Festival programmer Ramon Lamarca to talk about cameras, Catalonia and the care-free nature of Catalonian society.

    Camera Catalonia: Ramon Lamarca

  • CFF2016_CLOUD

    Friday, October 21, 2016 ·

    Forbidden love in Nazi-Occupied Greece is the central topic of Cloudy Sunday, a gracefully illustrated, thought-provoking drama from Greek director Manousos Manousakis. The film, set in 1943 Thessaloniki, concerns the treacherous relationship between Estrea (Christina Hilla Fameli), a Jew, and Giorgos (Haris Frangoulis), a Christian. The film is complemented by music inspired by Vassilis Tsitsanis, [...]

    Cloudy Sunday

  • CFF2016_OLYMP

    Friday, October 21, 2016 ·

    ‘He’s a black panther…That negro’s dangerous!…The negro’s got him!’ So runs the newsreel commentary on the 400 metres final in the Berlin Olympics of 1936. The surprise is that the ‘panther’ in question is not the celebrated Jesse Owens, winner of four gold medals in Berlin, but Archie Williams, one of the seventeen other black [...]

    Olympic Pride, American Prejudice

  • ILLEG1_2016

    Friday, October 21, 2016 ·

    Most families have their fair share of tantrums. Few are likely to compare to the dysfunctional dynamics erupting in ILLEGITIMATE. The household horrors present in this Romanian drama are grisly and unlikely to be ones you would want to witness alongside your mother, father or siblings. In exploding the niggling frustrations we usually repress in [...]


  • INVER_2016

    Friday, October 21, 2016 ·

    Behnam Behazadi’s subtly powerful Iranian drama ponders the nature of freedom in a closed society that is being choked in more ways than one.

    Inversion Review

  • ASING1_2016

    Friday, October 21, 2016 ·

    Day Moibi sat down with Ryd Cook, Bridget Bradshaw and Carl Peck from Project Trident to discuss their latest short film “A Single to London”.

    SHORT FUSION: A Single to London Interview

  • MONST_2016

    Thursday, October 20, 2016 ·

    “And then one day the invisible man decided: ‘I will make them see me…’” John Cheshire reviews A MONSTER CALLS at BFI London Film Fest!

    A Monster Calls

Friday, October 16, 2015

Frame by Frame

Even though the reality for these professional photographers is harsh and filled with danger, in this documentary there is also space for hope.

Thursday, October 15, 2015


DEPARTURE feels like a contemporary piece of European arthouse, but radiates the warmth and familiarity of the Best of British, writes Jack Toye.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015


SUFFRAGETTE gives a new voice to an important historical event while leaving space to reflect on women’s modern situation, writes Federica Roberti.

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Wednesday, October 14, 2015

A Window In London – BFI Retrospective

Edd Elliott reviews A Window In London, part of the BFI’s London on Film series.

Monday, October 12, 2015


Federica Roberti reviews the unusual and slow-burning thriller ROOM, adapted from Emma Donoghue’s best-selling novel, at the BFI London Film Festival.

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Friday, October 9, 2015


At its best, SICARIO arrests attention and has a patience that draws out an incredibly tense atmosphere. Jim Ross reviews.

Friday, October 9, 2015

Sinclair – Vision To Vega

We spoke to producer Paul Andrews about his latest project, an Indiegogo campaign to fund a documentary on the life and legacy of gaming legend Sir Clive Sinclair.

Friday, October 9, 2015

Interview with Sara Blecher

Toby Miller speaks to the director of AYANDA about the production of her hotly anticipated film, and the glass ceiling faced by female filmmakers in South Africa.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Death of a Gentleman

You thought FIFA was corrupt? Take a look at the body governing world cricket.

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Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Interview with Claudio Zulian

Anthony Davis spoke to Claudio Zulian, the creator of the film BORN, which screened at this year’s Cambridge Film Festival.