Following SALVATORE GIULIANO, the story of the Sicilian separatist cum bandit, Francesco Rosi focuses on the speculative land boom of his native Naples with HANDS OVER THE CITY. Mark Byrnes reviews.
This year the festival invited George Perry to give a talk on Alfred Hitchcock before a screening of VERTIGO. Hitchcock’s popularity has never really faded, and Perry is something of a character himself, writes H. Chan.
A stunning opening leads to a moving film full of suspense, surprises and shocking truths which touch to the core. The annual SURPRISE FILM screens on Sunday 23rd at 5pm. Hannah Clarkson reviews.
If you ask people from the Cambridge area, or even the UK, very few will be able to say they’ve seen an Estonian film. From viewing VISIONS FROM ESTONIA, the real filmmaking talent lies in animation, writes Jack McCurdy.
CALL ME KUCHU: In Uganda, not only is a law to outlaw homosexual activity being advocated and supported by important members of the government, but being a homosexual or a ‘Kuchu’, is feared and reviled. Mike Boyd reviews.
Even if you’re not a horror fan, the scenario depicted in GUINEA PIGS is bound to intrigue you. It should be noted that no actual guinea pigs were harmed during the making of this film, writes Lucy Sheppard.
Bert Stern is effectively two men, writes Daniel Harling – celebrated photographer and troubled depressive. In Original Madman, we are granted access to this enthralling man.
If you had the misfortune to miss the brilliant TRIDENTFEST 2012, let CFF know there’s a demand by tweeting them @camfilmfest or by commenting on the festival site. Rosy Hunt reviews.
Intriguing and mysterious, fascinating and suspicious: THE MATTEI AFFAIR is a case reconstruction which investigates Italian businessman Enrico Mattei’s death, writes H. Chan.
The World According to Garp author John Irving is the subject of Andre Schafer’s film. A rare and delightful opportunity to enter a creative mind at work, writes Hannah Clarkson.