• The Day the Earth Caught Fire | TakeOneCFF.com

    Tuesday, September 16, 2014 ·

    In anticipation of the BFI’s forthcoming Sci-Fi season, Gavin Midgley looks back at a landmark British entry in the genre.

    The Day the Earth Caught Fire

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    Saturday, September 13, 2014 ·

    CROSSING POINTS explores the memory of space and its atmosphere, according to Hannah Clarkson.

    Crossing Points

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    Friday, September 12, 2014 ·

    THE VIEW FROM OUR HOUSE is as much about what is unseen, as what is depicted, according to Hannah Clarkson.

    The View From Our House

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    Friday, September 12, 2014 ·

    WE ARE MANY gives a new perspective on the 2003 protests, but could maybe do with a bit more balance, according to James Walpole.

    We Are Many

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    Friday, September 12, 2014 ·

    TASTING MENU suffers from a lack of identity, according to James Walpole.

    Tasting Menu

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    Wednesday, September 10, 2014 ·

    THE LAST EMPEROR 3D is a worthy conversion that enhances the film thematically as well as visually, according to James Walpole.

    The Last Emperor 3D

  • Amour Fou feature

    Tuesday, September 9, 2014 ·

    AMOUR FOU sends its audience into contortions with its stifling uneasiness, according to Edd Elliott.

    Amour Fou

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    Monday, September 8, 2014 ·

    The CONNECTIONS strand of shorts at CFF explored the links and bonds between families; strangers; the person someone was and the one they may become.

    Short Fusion: Connection

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Sea Child

Part thriller, part surreal dreamscape, SEA CHILD explores ideas of narrative and memory; of the elements and of time, and most of all, of innocence and imagination.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

In A Mirror

IN A MIRROR slides artfully in and out of opaque and insightful, muses Hannah Clarkson.

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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The Glitterball

Knowing self-deprecation is the calling card of THE GLITTERBALL, according to Sarah Dillon.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Under The Lantern

UNDER THE LANTERN is less concerned with social issues as some of Lamprecht’s other titles, but does highlight the vulnerability of women in the face of male dominance.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Children of No Importance

CHILDREN OF NO IMPORTANCE was part of the series of Enlightenment films produced in Weimar Germany.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Introducing Gerhard Lamprecht

Lamprecht’s newly-restored films are causing a celluloid stir – from a retrospective at the Pordenone Silent Film Festival in 2013 to a season at this year’s CFF.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

The Boy Who Turned Yellow

There is plenty that is lovable in the absurdity of THE BOY WHO TURNED YELLOW, according to Andrew Nickolds.

Monday, August 25, 2014

Short Fusion: Mend and Make Do

MEND AND MAKE DO, an animated short by Bexie Bush, tells the heartfelt story of a love life lived without regret, writes Nick Kitchin.

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Interview: Cherry Tobacco

“The material side of the movie is nothing compared to the warmth put there by the people who made it.” We speak to the co-director and lead actor of CHERRY TOBACCO.

Saturday, August 23, 2014


With unique access to the recordings of Ted Hughes reading what he considered his masterpiece, this film tells the story of CROW – a dark reworking of the Genesis story.