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Samsara: Are you ready to be taken on a journey?

Samsara: Are you ready to be taken on a journey?

A new sensory sensation has entered UK cinemas in the form of the visually stunning, non-verbal documentary Samsara by director Ron Fricke. It’s magical, striking and tranquil, but will that be to everyone’s liking? … Read entire article »

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Spike Lee’s BAD25 to open at Venice Film Festival

Spike Lee’s BAD25 to open at Venice Film Festival

Although the King of Pop has passed away, his music lives on. On Friday 31 August during the Venice Film Festival, exactly 25 years to the day after the album Bad was initially released in 1987, director Spike Lee will premiere his new documentary BAD25. At the time the album instantly surged to a No.1 in the world charts – will the film do the same? … Read entire article »

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DVD: The Island President

DVD: The Island President

A president who single handedly tries to save his nation, it sounds like a bad Hollywood film but nothing is further from the truth. Jon Shenk‘s The Island President tells the story of former President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives, a man confronting a problem greater than any other world leader has ever faced—the literal survival of his country and everyone in it. … Read entire article »

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Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry

Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry

Art and activism become one when we talk about Ai Weiwei. He shows no fear, as to show fear is to give up, but that doesn’t mean he isn’t frightened. Thanks to first-time director Alison Klayman’s film we now know the in’s and out’s of the man who will no doubt be written down in the history books as one of the world’s most important artists of the 21st century, and seeing how he lives … Read entire article »

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The Imposter

The Imposter

1994, San Antonio, Texas, a 13-year old Nicholas Barclay disappears without a trace. His family is left distraught, broken and scared. Who has taken their beloved son, is he still alive? Then, just over three years later, miraculous news is delivered; their boy has been found – in Spain. But instead of the end of it, this is merely the beginning of a story so unbelievable that it can only be true. … Read entire article »

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Is Orson Welles’ F for Fake the real deal?

Is Orson Welles’ F for Fake the real deal?

“We all know that Art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realise truth, at least the truth that is given us to understand.” — Pablo Picasso  … Read entire article »

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‘SALUTE’ documentary subject to receive posthumous apology from Australian government

‘SALUTE’ documentary subject to receive posthumous apology from Australian government

Australian sprinter Peter Norman, blacklisted for supporting the Black Power protesters at the 1968 Mexico Olympic Games, may finally receive a well-deserved apology from the Australian Parliament after after 44 years. … Read entire article »

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