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Ambulance – A front seat view to the damage of war

Ambulance – A front seat view to the damage of war

Mohamed Jabaly is a young Palestinian filmmaker from Gaza City. Having been born during one war and grown up during another, he has started to regard fighting as a means to an end, a normality that is part of everyday life. Realising this horrible truth he decides that it is time to explore his thoughts and views on conflict in more depth. … Read entire article »

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Death by Design shows destroying effects of technology

Death by Design shows destroying effects of technology

Consumers love their smartphones, tablets and laptops – their whole lives are arranged around them, organised with them, dictated by them. By 2020, four billion people will have a personal computer. Five billion will own a mobile phone. But what is the real cost of all this technology? This is a question answered by documentary filmmaker Sue Williams in Death By Design.  … Read entire article »

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Hitchcock/Truffaut offers unique insight into mind of Master of Suspense

Hitchcock/Truffaut offers unique insight into mind of 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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