Screened as part of the First Feature Competition at the 66th BFI London Film Festival, Manuela Martelli’s debut feature is a remarkable addition to Chile’s groundbreaking film movement of the recent years.
Polish director Aga Woszczyńska debuts with an authentic feature that's a powerful rumination on moral principles.
Alain Gomis’ portrait of composer and jazz musician Thelonious Monk is a clever comment on shallow media.
My year in 10 art exhibitions and films.
Khalik Allah's latest documentary project has the rhythm of a long-needed mixtape.
We look into how it has come about this year – big and small screens, and festivals.
A list of film discoveries to celebrate the 2020 LFF, the highest in attendance on record.
Cinema in 2019 was punk, powerful and passionate. It was difficult to limit my list down to 11 films but after long thinking, I chose the ones that found a pulse inside the film theatres this year. Plus what to expect in 2020 and a wildcard. The Souvenir Dir. Joanna Hogg Joanna Hogg’s powerful semi-autobiographical… Continue reading The year in 11 films: 2019
It was a long and tumultuous year for London. People stormed the streets to demand a fair, non-racist society, to protect the NHS and defend human rights. Extinction Rebellion protesters spoke out loud for the safety of our planet. There were unlawful arrests and protest halts but in November hundred of protesters were given the… Continue reading 10 best art exhibitions of 2019 (London)
It’s awards day at the BFI London Film Festival today and while we’re approaching the final days of its 63rd edition, these highlights we’ll get you inspired and eager to hear about their releases. Eight feature length films, half of which are directed by women, and two shorts from an exceptionally good short films programme… Continue reading 10 film discoveries from the BFI London Film Festival 2019