Early Korean cinema to screen in UK for first time
Nov28

Early Korean cinema to screen in UK for first time

As the 13th edition of the London Korean Film Festival comes to a close, BFI, Korean Film Archive (KOFA) and Korean Cultural Centre UK (KCCUK) announce a new cultural collaboration for audiences in the UK and South Korea to enjoy each other’s film heritage.

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‘Three Identical Strangers’ Takes Home the Dorfman Best Film Award as the 22nd UK Jewish Film Festival Winners are Announced
Nov26

‘Three Identical Strangers’ Takes Home the Dorfman Best Film Award as the 22nd UK Jewish Film Festival Winners are Announced

The UK Jewish Film Festival are thrilled to announce the winners of this year’s awards following this evening’s Closing Night Gala award ceremony at London’s Curzon Mayfair.

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¡NaePasaran! (12A) | Close-Up Film Review
Nov24

¡NaePasaran! (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

This interesting and instructive documentary is at times quite moving. It is about a courageous group of workers and trade unionists at a Rolls Royce factory in East Kilbride, near Glasgow in Scotland.

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The Christmas Trap (U) | Close-Up Film
Nov24

The Christmas Trap (U) | Close-Up Film

There have been several movies such as The Parent Trap, where typically twins are separated at birth and reunite many years later and switch places to experience the life the other has. The Christmas Trap has a similar theme

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BFI Player releases Animation 2018  Shorts collection
Nov21

BFI Player releases Animation 2018 Shorts collection

BFI Player is releasing Animation 2018 – 13 new short films, from new and emerging animators commissioned through a prestigious initiative by the BFI, BBC Four, and BBC Arts to find the most exciting and original filmmaking talent from across the UK.

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Widows (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Nov19

Widows (15) | Close-Up Film Review

There are three main things going for this film. Firstly, it is very well directed by Steve McQueen. Secondly, the movie has a terrific cast of mainly women. And lastly, it has an excellent script written by McQueen together with Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl).

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