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Mydylarama Podcast: Top 5 on Netflix - The Black Middle Classes

Mydy’s second podcast! It’s the second part Secorro’s look at the Netflix Black Lives Matter collection and associated films. We’re still tinkering with tech and format. Other episodes will feature discussions with more back and forth, as well as (...)

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Q&A with Farah Nabulsi, dir. The Present - Clermont 2020 Audience Award

On his wedding anniversary, Yusef and his young daughter set out in the West Bank to buy his wife a gift. Between soldiers, segregated roads and checkpoints, how easy would it be to go shopping? British-Palestinian Farah Nabulsi is relatively (...)

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Q&A with Mehdi Benallal, dir. Madame Baurès - Clermont 2020

A stroll through the present-day municipalities of Vincennes and Saint Mandé, once home to Madame Baurès, a woman and Communist. The filmmaker’s voice-over recounts the memory of the story that Ray­monde had entrusted to him. (Cinéma du Réel) This (...)

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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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