Documentary Fortnight 2014: MoMA’s International Festival of Nonfiction Film and Media

The 13th edition of Documentary Fortnight 2014: MoMA’s International Festival of Nonfiction Film and Media reflects on the new areas of documentary filmmaking. Running 14 – 28 February, the event examines the ever-evolving relationship between contemporary art and nonfiction practices.

Showcase your Short Film at ASFF 2014: Animation

The Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2014 is now open for entries, accepting submissions in all genres. Now in its fourth year, the festival offers both emerging and established filmmakers the opportunity to showcase their films to new, international audiences in a range of stunning locations across the historic city of York every November.

AV Festival 14: EXTRACTION, 1 – 31 March

AV Festival 14: EXTRACTION presents the work of artists and filmmakers who are re-imagining the geologic by responding to the natural landscape of North East England and beyond.

Urban Visionaries: Film London’s FLAMIN, Canary Warf Screen

The Film London Artists’ Moving Image Network, FLAMIN presents three programmes as part of its new project Urban Visionaries.

Now Showing: A Group Exhibition of Artists’ Film, Carroll / Fletcher, London

Carroll / Fletcher’s current exhibition Now Showing is conceived as a journey that explores the fundamental elements constituting filmmaking.

Interview with ASFF 2012 Winners Shasha Nakhai and Rich Williamson

With the Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2014 open for entries, we look back at an interview with 2012 winners Shasha Nakhai and Rich Williamson, directors of the short documentary The Sugar Bowl.

Cinematheque Tangier: Yto Barrada, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

Yto Barrada lives and works in New York and Tangier. Her artistic practice involves engaging her local community in Tangier with its own cultural history, most visibly by the renovation of a 1930s movie palace in the heart of the city.

Vogue Original Shorts: Lena Dunham and Hamish Bowles Star in Cover Girl

In the latest instalment of Vogue’s new video series, Vogue Original Shorts, Lena Dunham is celebrated as the publication’s latest cover star. Joined by the legendary fashion journalist Hamish Bowles, the duo parody the most iconic poses made famous by supermodels past and present as the Girls star prepares for her first ever cover shoot.

Borderlines Film Festival 2014: Programme Announced

Borderlines, the UK’s largest rural film festival, returns for its 12th edition from 28 February to 16 March. Stretching across the counties of Herefordshire, Shropshire, Powys and Worcestershire, the festival showcases more than 80 films in 32 different locations.

Al Pacino Retrospective at BFI Southbank: February – March 2014

The illustrious career of Al Pacino, one of the world’s most popular living screen and stage actors, will be celebrated at BFI Southbank with a series of special screenings throughout February and March.

Interview with ASFF 2013 Filmmaker: Prano Bailey-Bond

One of the highlights of ASFF 2013 was the Meet the Filmmakers event, a chance for filmmakers, industry experts and attendees to come together and share experiences, techniques and tips.

Isaac Julien: Vagabondia, Tate Modern, 4 February

Filmed in the Sir John Soane Museum in London, Isaac Julien’s Vagabondia (2000) is a movie in which curation meets choreography. Through fluid camera movements and a sensuous attention to lighting, Julien brings to life a haunting collection of buried stories and hidden histories in a world of shadows, mirrors and frames-within-frames.

Kate Moss Turns 40

Kate Moss turns 40 today, and to celebrate we’ve selected one of her most memorable fashion films for you to enjoy.

43rd International Film Festival Rotterdam, 22 January – 2 February

The 43rd edition of International Film Festival Rotterdam returns this month, and will highlight in particular two remarkable auteurs of European cinema. Danish filmmaker Nils Malmros is honoured with an extensive focus on his films.

Notes on Blindness at Sundance

Screened at ASFF 2013, the award-winning short Notes on Blindness makes its way to Sundance Film Festival for its premier this Friday of its 15 minute cut version. Part of a three part series, the films document writer and theologian John Hull.

The LOCO London Comedy Film Festival

For comedy connoisseurs and for those who just like to laugh, The LOCO London Comedy Film Festival, spanning from 23 until 26 January, will provide the laughter that is the best medicine against the winter blues.

Under the Sun: The Films of Rose Lowder, Tate Modern, 17 – 18 January

This January, Tate Modern presents the vibrant, luscious works of Rose Lowder. Spanning 20 years of the artist’s celebrated filmmaking, the films on show will explore our relationship with and impact upon the natural world, through images of blossoms, orchards, insects and meadows.

The Night of the Hunter is Re-released in Cinemas Nationwide

American masterpiece The Night of the Hunter has been restored and will be back in UK cinemas from 13 January. Working alongside cinematographer Stanley Cortez, Charles Laughton produced a haunting and beautiful visual narrative, and his only film as a director.

BAFTA Film Awards 2014: Nominations Announced

The list of BAFTA nominees was announced by actors Helen McCrory and Luke Evans this morning, ahead of the ceremony which will take place on 16 February.

Interview with LONDONERS director Joseph Ernst

In an interview, Joseph Ernst, director of the short experimental LONDONERS, talks about making a vintage film in a modern day city, and his experience of being part of film festivals.