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Soviet Hippies, directed by Terje Toomistu - UK Premiere

Soviet Hippies, director Terje Toomistu’s second creation, is a thoughtful, insightful piece which effortlessly draws you into a counter-cultural pocket of resistance, transporting you to a time of contrasting repression and upheaval. Through the (...)

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Nightcleaners at Bertha DocHouse

« Nightcleaners » is an early 70s observational account of London’s female office cleaners embroiled in an arduous struggle for fair pay and fair treatment by their male and middle-class bosses. The film has an admirable grip on the public (...)

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Support The Girls by Andrew Bujalski

COMING OUT TOMORROW Excellent statement on the dynamic of precarious work and the women taking it on - SUPPORT THE GIRLS by Andrew Bujalski SUPPORT THE GIRLS follows Lisa (Regina Hall), the general manager at Double Whammies, a highway-side (...)

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Woman at War by Benedikt Erlingsson - Q&A

Benedikt Erlingsson is an Icelandic director, author and actor. His first feature, Of Horses and Men, was a hit on the festival circuit and won many international awards, including the New Directors Prize at the 2013 San Sebastián Film Festival (...)

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ClermontFF2019 Lobo Mauro, director of Mais Triste que Chuva num Recreio de Colégio

Can you explain your choice of title? Is it a Brazilian saying? It’s not a Brazilian saying. There’s a sentence in a book called Os Cus de Judas (“The Land at the End of the World”), by António Lobo Antunes, a Portuguese writer, which says “triste (...)

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Deptford double-bill from the London Migration Film Festival

Revenir by David Fedele and Kumut Imesh Revenir is an immensely valuable film. Now living in France, Kumut Imesh, a refugee from the Ivory Coast, teams up with filmmaker David Fedele to retrace his journey through African and into Europe. With (...)

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Double-bill from the London Migration Film Festival 2018

The Postman by Vahid Keshavarz Vahid Keshavarz’s documentary short The Postman profiles Hadi, an Iranian poet living in London and working as a postman. There is a quiet dignity to Hadi as he goes about his round, scribbling his verses as they (...)

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Young and Alive / L’Epoque at LFF 2018

Young and Alive is not quite an apt translation of the original title of this film, L’Epoque, which in its subtitles has been translated as the more accurate "our times". Director Matthieu Bareyre was keen to stress this during the Q&A (...)

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Naila and the Uprising @DocHouse

Naila and the Uprising was a DocHouse screening. It’s rare that a film makes me so angry that I can’t seem to describe it without a rant summarising it as ‘o the injustice!’ but that really was the effect of Julia Bacha’s film. Opening scene: (...)

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Get Out - "Timely representations of blackness"

In short, loved it. In long, ‘Get Out’ is everything you’ve heard and more. Consistently, whether I’m in book club, the bar, in a secret black people meeting at work, people who’ve seen it want to see it again. And those who have seen it twice offer (...)

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