Toby MacDonald’s feature directorial debut is inspired by the classic French tale, Cyrano de Bergerac, transposing the French setting with an English all-boys boarding school.
Kim Longinotto’s latest, Shooting The Mafia, premiered at Berlinale this month. The film looks at the life of Italian photographer Letizia Battaglia, who used her art to document Mafia crimes.
Berlinale’s Festival Director Dieter Kosslick offers a selection that has proved robust and stimulating, even if Lone Scherfig’s The Kindness of Strangers appeared to irritate large portions of critics.
This weekend ASFF selects five new films ranging from big-scale fantasy to social realism, true-life biopic to literary adaptation, big themes are the order of the day: war, family, violence and power.
Sometime a film comes out of leftfield, unexpectedly accosting you. James Gardner’s Jellyfish is one such movie. Authentic, credible but tough to watch, it features Liv Hill, a rising star.
Directed by Matthew Heineman (Cartel Land and City of Ghosts), A Private War is based on the life of Sunday Times war correspondent Marie Colvin, played here by Rosamund Pike.
This weekend ASFF selects five new films about to hit UK cinemas. Hailing from England and America, the hard-hitting themes vary from grief and illness to racism and sexuality.
Lacking the A-List appeal of Cannes and the awards glitz of Venice and Toronto, the Berlin Film Festival has gone in a different direction. This year, the competition is more esoteric.
With this year’s Berlin Film Festival opening today, we pick out 10 of the most exciting shorts that are screening in the German capital, hailing from Portugal, Singapore, Hungary and beyond.
Barry Jenkins is back. The writer-director of the Oscar-winning Moonlight follows that triumph with this elegant adaptation of James Baldwin’s 1974 novel, If Beale Street…
Truth and fiction intertwine in Nadine Labaki’s Oscar-nominated Capernaum, an honest, reflective and powerful piece of cinema about a young boy’s life on the streets of Beirut.
James Gardner’s directorial feature debut Jellyfish centres on 15-year-old carer Sarah Taylor (Liv Hill), who with an unstable mother is forced to look after her two younger siblings.
Now that Sundance 2019 has ended for another year, we take a closer look at a selection of films that competed in the World and US dramatic competitions.
ASFF reviews some of the best feature-length and short documentaries shown in Park City, UT, this year. Including: Life in Miniature, Pahokee, All Inclusive, Walden and The Magic Life of V.
This month, ASFF covers the latest in streaming previews from Amazon and Netflix, including Gerard Way’s alternative universe and Sundance premiere art satire.
Olga Chajdas’s Nina is a story that sees the fates of two women, whose lifestyles couldn’t be more different intertwine. An unexpected connection forms between the two women.
This weekend ASFF selects five new feature films – four from America and one from South Korea – that are being released this weekend in cinemas. From animated adventures to real-life stories.
A delicious and devilish real-life story, Can You Ever Forgive Me?feels like the sort of American indie movie from a bygone era. It’s a biopic of a biographer, a literary forger, Lee Israel.
With this year’s Sundance fast approaching, we’ve picked out ten of the most exciting films that are up for competition in Park City this year, from dramas and animations to first features.