• traces of sandalwood feature

    Sunday, August 30, 2015 ·

    Maria Ripoll’s TRACES OF SANDALWOOD is a real crowd pleaser, writes Nashwa Gowanlock.

    Traces Of Sandalwood

  • Palio feature

    Sunday, August 30, 2015 ·

    PALIO explores the strange world of Siena’s famous horse race.


  • CFF2015_RIPCO1

    Sunday, August 30, 2015 ·

    RIPCOR: RIDING WITH MAMILS is a modest, funny and inspiring film about a group of guys banding together, getting on their bikes and riding.

    Ripcor: Riding with Mamils

  • CFF2015_MCCLA

    Saturday, August 29, 2015 ·

    Get a taste of what’s to come from Brian and Gareth McClave’s time lapse record of this year’s Movies On The Meadows.

    Time Lapse Cambridge

  • accra_cover

    Saturday, August 29, 2015 ·

    The dance craze Azonto is spreading from the back-streets of Accra to London’s dance studios and freezing inner-city.

    The Azonto: London to Accra

  • sheep2

    Friday, August 28, 2015 ·

    Anthony Davis spoke to Magali Pettier, farmer’s daughter and director of ADDICTED TO SHEEP which follows a year in the lives of two sheep farmers.

    Addicted to Sheep

  • CFF2015_ALLTH

    Friday, August 28, 2015 ·

    Modern-dress morality play ALL THE WAYS OF GOD takes as its starting point the character of Judas and the lacuna between his betrayal of Jesus and his subsequent suicide.

    All The Ways Of God

  • CFF2015_THEFI2

    Thursday, August 27, 2015 ·

    He may be a cynic, but Juan Schnitman reminds us why we can’t stop listening to that couple losing it in public.

    The Fire

Monday, June 22, 2015

The Hallow

“You can’t go cutting down them there trees, because there’s mythical creatures you’re really going to annoy!” Jack Toye reviews THE HALLOW.

Monday, June 15, 2015

Accidental Love

Billed simply as a “star-studded, wacky romantic comedy,” ACCIDENTAL LOVE is actually many things, writes Alison Hicks.

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Interview with Laura Rossi

Anthony Davis spoke to composer Laura Rossi about her experience writing music for BFI Silent Film JANE SHORE, currently touring the UK.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Valley of Love

Metaphysics, mortality and marriage sweat it out in the arid desert of Death Valley, California, in Guillaume Nicloux’s new feature, VALLEY OF LOVE.

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Cannes Film Festival 2015: Days 9 – 11

Let last entry’s queuing situation be the only cloud on the horizon for this year’s Cannes Festival. In truth, it has been a wondrous experience.

Friday, May 22, 2015

Cannes Film Festival 2015: Days 7 & 8

“Queue” is a dirty word in France, and at Cannes it’s a bad word for Jack Toye in particular.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Cemetery of Splendour

Jack Toye reviews CEMETERY OF SPLENDOUR, competing in the “Un Certain Regard” section at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Cannes Diary 2015: Days 5 & 6

Live from the 2015 Cannes Film Festival, Jack Toye predicts the Palme D’Or, and reviews entries by László Nemes and Miguel Gomes.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Interview with Jason Wood

“West End arts venues are ghettoising films and making them a province for the rich. Art should be for everybody.” We spoke to Jason Wood of HOME MANCHESTER

Monday, May 18, 2015

Cannes Diary 2015: Day 4

Jack sees his first film of the festival in the Quinzaine des Realisateurs strand, Miguel Gomes’ ARABIAN NIGHTS