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.
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10 film discoveries from the BFI London Film Festival 2019
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
The female gaze: 13 women on and off-screen at the 62nd BFI London Film Festival
Suburban Birds (2018) Dir. Qiu Sheng Qiu Sheng’s debut is a treatise on capitalism, an astonishing poem about the loss of nature and eventually the loss of our trust to her. With a superb eye for close-ups, low-angle camera shots and astonishing photography, it’s a raw and at times hypnotic account of two worlds: that… Continue reading The female gaze: 13 women on and off-screen at the 62nd BFI London Film Festival
Six outstanding films by women filmmakers at the 61st BFI London Film Festival to understand our world
Of the total 242 feature films and 128 shorts from 67 countries screened at the 61st BFI London Film Festival, a quarter of the directors are female. It’s a depressing proportion but as the festival director claimed at the press launch of the programme, it’s rising. Over 12 days in October, I saw outstanding works… Continue reading Six outstanding films by women filmmakers at the 61st BFI London Film Festival to understand our world
60th BFI London Film Festival roundup
Groundbreaking debuts and genre-bending gems that coloured the reflective quality of this year’s festival. No idea can be built without sacrifices. -Sieranevada (2016) It is time for our turn to introduce you to the films we admired and loved from the 60th BFI London Film Festival. With 245 films, it’s impossible to include every single best… Continue reading 60th BFI London Film Festival roundup
58th BFI London Film Festival roundup
Tell the world about Philosophy! 15 films from around the world that inspired our imagination during the festival in London this year. The present is a strange beast. - Jean-Luc Godard Goodbye to Language (Adieu au langage, 2014) Αnother festival of imaginative films closed its curtains last week. Our focus this month was the BFI London Film… Continue reading 58th BFI London Film Festival roundup
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