The best exhibitions of 2016

Gallery | From London to Copenhagen, Hanover and the town of Lyssarea in Arcadia, here’s a roundup of the year’s best exhibitions and best young festivals.   We’ve brought together two new documentary festivals that merged new forms of documentary and art – one that launched for the very first time this year and the other… Continue reading The best exhibitions of 2016

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Barry Lyndon: 40th anniversary

Gallery | We mark the film's birthday with some painterly images and behind the scenes shots with the cast and crew, as selected by 11Polaroids desk. 11Polaroids desk Barry Lyndon (1975) is Stanley Kubrick’s adaptation of William Makepeace Thackeray’s Victorian novel about the rise and fall of an 18th century Irish adventurer (performed by Ryan O’Neal).… Continue reading Barry Lyndon: 40th anniversary

In pictures: 10 days in Cuba

From the streets of Havana and Trinidad: a hotly photographic journey in the heart of Cuba as seen through the lens of Georgia Korossi. Georgia Korossi is editor of 11polaroids, writer, photographer and producer of film based in London and Athens. For this project the photographs were shot by Canon EOS 650D with Canon EF 50mm… Continue reading In pictures: 10 days in Cuba

Jimmy’s Hall: interview with director Ken Loach

Highly respected for his outstanding work by the British and international arts community, director Ken Loach returns this year with his latest film Jimmy’s Hall.   Ken Loach and his regular collaborator, writer Paul Laverty (The Angel’s Share, The Wind That Shakes the Barley) return to Ireland to feature the story of a dynamic and charismatic character, Jimmy… Continue reading Jimmy’s Hall: interview with director Ken Loach

Animal features: new nature documentary

As Leviathan hits London cinemas this month, Luke Moody compiles a list of animal features and talks about the endoscopic camera eye in the new nature documentary.   I’ve never worked a wave beaten shift on a night time fishing trawler in the North Atlantic. I will never become a motor-powered boat nor squirm like… Continue reading Animal features: new nature documentary

Director of photography: Martin Putz

Little is known about the work of Austrian director of photography and camera operator Martin Putz in the UK. Here's an introduction to his work and collaborations.   Martin Putz's collaboration with Austrian film director Virgil Widrich and Luxembourgian artist Bady Minck, as well as other significant figures from the Austrian experimental world, like Martin… Continue reading Director of photography: Martin Putz

Anywhere road: southbank skate park

Gallery | Photographer Georgia Korossi visits one of the most vibrant spots in London to hang out.       Photos by: 11polaroids (all rights reserved) Part of the London's South Bank Centre, known as the under-croft, has been used by the skateboard community since the early 70s. Originally an architectual dead-spot, thankfully it became the… Continue reading Anywhere road: southbank skate park