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Hitchcock/Truffaut offers unique insights into the mind of the Master of Suspense

Hitchcock/Truffaut offers unique insights into the mind of the Master of Suspense

Director Kent Jones gives us a unique insight into a week in 1962 where Francois Truffaut and Alfred Hitchcock sat down and talked about the craft of film. … Read entire article »

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Taxi Tehran – this journey through Iran doesn’t last long enough

Taxi Tehran – this journey through Iran doesn’t last long enough

What starts out as a light and funny taxi ride through the capital, a two fingers up to the establishment that prevents a brilliant filmmaker from what he does best, is in fact a feature which gives the audience the most accurate and honest view yet of  the position and strength of cinema in a regime which is afraid to show its true face. … Read entire article »

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Documentary Addicted to Sheep will win some hearts

Documentary Addicted to Sheep will win some hearts

Once in a while you have to take a gamble and go see a documentary about sheep farming, trust me, it will be worth it. This film is delicate, beautiful, human and made with a lot of passion. … Read entire article »

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Death of a Gentleman reveals cricket’s real enemy

Death of a Gentleman reveals cricket’s real enemy

When cricket journalists Sam Collins and Jarrod Kimber started making this film four years ago, they did not set out to find a scandal in cricket. They set out to investigate ‘merely’ why a popular shorter version of the game, Twenty20, was attracting far more money, far more broadcasting deals and far more fans than their beloved Test cricket. But that narrative soon changed. … Read entire article »

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The documentary The Divide shows inequality is more than an inconvenient truth

The documentary The Divide shows inequality is more than an inconvenient truth

The Divide is Katharine Round’s long-awaited feature documentary on inequality, and as it turns out, it was worth the wait.   … Read entire article »

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Speed Sisters – Feeling empowered comes when you follow your dreams

Speed Sisters – Feeling empowered comes when you follow your dreams

Since 2005 the Arab world has its first female racing team, housed in none other than fought-over Palestine. Amber Fares’ first feature length documentary follows these women as they shake up a traditionally all men sport in an all men world.  … Read entire article »

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A Sinner in Mecca, a brave and personal film voicing the complexities of contemporary Islam

A Sinner in Mecca, a brave and personal film voicing the complexities of contemporary Islam

A Sinner in Mecca is a moving, brave and intensely personal documentary, covertly filmed in Saudi Arabia, when the director, a gay Muslim, undertakes a pilgrimage to Mecca to explore what it means to be a Muslim today. Emily Wright reviews. … Read entire article »

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