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In My Mother’s Arms – London premiere

In My Mother’s Arms – London premiere

After its succes at TIFF, IDFA and CPH:DOX, the documentary In My Mother’s Arms, a production of the Dutch/English company Human Film and Iraq Al-Rafidain, is to premiere in London as part of the MENA Film Festival this Thursday. … Read entire article »

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Win a pair of Sennheiser headphones and The Price of Kings DVDs

Win a pair of Sennheiser headphones and The Price of Kings DVDs

The second film in the beautiful documentary series The Price of Kings, on the Israeli President Shimon Peres, is screening next week as part of the UK Jewish Film Festival. In order to mark this occasion production house Spirit Level Film are giving away a pair of Sennheiser headphones plus 25 copies of the first two films on DVD. … Read entire article »

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Sheffield Doc/Fest: call for documentary submissions


Sheffield Doc/Fest: call for documentary submissions


Sheffield Doc/Fest, which celebrates its 20th edition next year from 12-16 June, is now accepting documentary film submissions from both UK and international filmmakers. … Read entire article »

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LFF Review: Canned Dreams

LFF Review: Canned Dreams

In a society that is marked by the golden arches of McDonald’s and triple whoppers with curly fries, we no longer stop and ask ourselves “what did it take to get this food on our table?” The reality is however that your tin of food has probably seen more countries and people than you’ll ever do. Katja Gauriloff’s documentary takes us on a 30,000km journey following a simple can of ravioli, from sourcing to selling, … Read entire article »

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Call me Kuchu

Call me Kuchu

Homosexuality is still taboo in many societies throughout the world. One such society is the East-African country of Uganda, which has become renowned for its hostile attitude towards LGBT communities following recent legislative attempts to make homosexual acts punishable by death. Now a new documentary shows us first hand the atrocities that take place on a daily basis. … Read entire article »

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LFF Review: For No Good Reason

LFF Review: For No Good Reason

Fifteen years in the making, this intimate and funny documentary provides an insight into the life of the British cartoonist Ralph Steadman, delving into his imagination as well as his life’s work, as he allows the actor Johnny Depp into his workshop to discuss the things that matter most. … Read entire article »

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Room 237

Room 237

When Volkwagen came up with their cinema campaign phrase ‘See Film Differently’ they obviously just talked to Rodney Ascher, whose latest conspiracy documentary Room 237 offers us a bizarre new set of ideas about Stanley Kubrick’s classic horror film The Shining. … Read entire article »

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