Film Festivals

The Mauritanian – Glasgow Film Festival Review

Mohamedou Ould Salahi (Tahar Rahim) was imprisoned and tortured at Guantanamo Bay for years, under…

Spring Tide – Glasgow Film Festival Review

“You two are incompatible”, says nine year-old Wanting (Junxi Qu), about her mother Jianbo (Hao…

Glasgow Film Festival 2021 preview: 5 films to watch at this year’s virtual event

Virtual film festival time again – it’s Glasgow’s turn to light up our computer screens.…

5 of the best films from this year’s BFI London Film Festival

Well, there we have it. So ends what was surely the strangest edition of the…

Limbo – BFI London Film Festival Review

In a dingy house in the remotest part of a remote Scottish island, four refugees…

Undine – BFI London Film Festival Review

We arrive in the middle of a break-up. Undine (Paula Beer) and Johannes (Jacob Matschenz)…

180 Degree Rule – BFI London Film Festival Review

For half an hour, 180 Degree Rule is a solid Iranian drama. We meet Sara…

Herself – BFI London Film Festival Review

Finally, she’s had enough. The last beating was the last straw: Sandra (Clare Dunne) and…

5 films to watch at BFI London Film Festival 2020

Like every event that has managed to still go ahead in one form or another…

The Kiosk – Sheffield Doc Fest Review

There are documentaries that cover huge topics: race, war, general global injustice. And documentaries that…

Space Journey – Sheffield Doc Fest Review

Space Journey (El Viaje Espacial), the feature documentary debut of Carlos Araya D