• belfastfilm

    Sunday, April 13, 2014 ·

    If one of the roles of a good film festival is to restore your faith in cinema, the Belfast Film Festival does just that, writes Noel Megahey.

    Belfast Film Festival 2014

  • double

    Thursday, April 10, 2014 ·

    Richard Ayoade’s THE DOUBLE is one of the most dull, yet unutterably infatuating films Jack McCurdy has watched in a long time.

    The Double

  • filmed

    Wednesday, April 9, 2014 ·

    FILMED UP is a new filmmakers’ showcase devised by Cornerhouse Manchester. Jack Stocker reviews some of the shorts that made it onto the March programme.

    Filmed Up

  • kis

    Tuesday, April 8, 2014 ·

    If you enjoyed A STORY OF CHILDREN AND FILM please take the chance to meet one of the greatest icons of Iranian cinema!

    Meet Mohammad Ali Talebi

  • borgman2

    Wednesday, April 2, 2014 ·

    Noel Megahey wonders whether Warmerdam’s modern-day troglodyte is a Lynchian icon of subconscious furies, or a Haneke-like threat to middle-class complacency…


  • visitors1

    Wednesday, April 2, 2014 ·

    Reggio follows up his QATSI trilogy with a celebration of the beauty of the world, laced with a warning about the danger of losing touch with nature and with our very souls.


  • ciff2

    Tuesday, April 1, 2014 ·

    The China Independent Film Fest is an important platform for Chinese indie filmmakers who are confounded by censorship in their own country. We spoke to one of the organisers.

    10th China Indie Film Fest

  • starred

    Tuesday, April 1, 2014 ·

    Led from the front by an astonishing performance from Jack O’Connell, STARRED UP gives the British prison film exactly what it needs: a kick up the arse, writes Gavin Midgley.

    Starred Up

Sunday, March 9, 2014

Watersprite Screenings #2

Arjun Sajip looks at three shorts which exemplify the broad range of films on offer at Watersprite – from timewarping fantasy to the bitter reality of suicide at Beachy Head.

Sunday, March 9, 2014

Four Weddings And Fat Thighs

Drawing upon his experience of making megahits, Richard Curtis offered sound advice for the young filmmakers at Watersprite.

Saturday, March 8, 2014

Born Positive

Always understated, BORN POSITIVE is a carefully sensitive portrayal of the resilience of these young people and their discovery of a sense of self in the face of adversity.

Saturday, March 8, 2014

Watersprite Screenings

Shipwrecks, prohibition and speculative fiction… Alison Hicks looks at some of the shorts screening at Watersprite over the weekend.

Saturday, March 8, 2014

Cowboys and Indians

“A powerful vision of solace and mourning in its most lonely form…” Patrick Fowler reviews COWBOY UND INDIANER, screening at the Watersprite festival this weekend.

Saturday, March 8, 2014

Interview with Robert Löbel

We spoke to Robert Löbel, the animator behind the wonderful WIND – which is one of the highlights of the Watersprite festival this weekend.

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.