After sweeping the board at film festivals across the Atlantic, Any Day Now, hailed as 2012’s audience favourite, is set for a UK release in cinemas this week. Inspired by a true story, the film documents the day-to-day reality of the institutionalised discrimination faced by the gay community in the late 1970s.
Harminder Judge’s film installation Bilocation was commissioned by contemporary art curators Meadow Arts, who invited him to make a new artwork for the National Trust property, Kedleston Hall in Derbyshire.
Building a wider audience for documentary in the cinema, DocHouse brings world-class international films with special guests and panel discussions to the big screen.
The BFI National Archive’s gala screening at the 57th BFI London Film Festival is the world premiere of the newly restored official film record of the legendary 1924 Everest expedition, The Epic of Everest.
The Artist and the Model, the latest film from Oscar-winning director Fernando Trueba sees a UK release from 13 September. Set in 1943, this black-and-white film follows the life of an 80-year-old sculptor Marc Cros (played by Jean Rochefort) in a small mountain town teetering on the knife-edge between Franco’s Spain and occupied France.
As we gear up to announce the Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2013 Official Selection in September, we take a look at the festival’s 15 amazing venues. Taking over the enchanting city of York 7 – 10 November, ASFF presents a unique opportunity to experience outstanding independent film whilst exploring one of Britain’s oldest cities.
As part of ICA’s Off-Site programme, Cinema on the Steps began a three-night run last night, bringing an exciting selection of contemporary Middle Eastern artists’ film to an outdoor cinema on The Mall.
This week sees the release of Morrisey 25 Live, James Russell’s feature film that celebrates 25 years of the cult icon’s prolific solo career.
The Architecture Foundation’s leading series of cinema, documentary and art enters its fifth year and this Autumn the foundation screens a showcase of 14 short films across two curated presentations.
Longlisted for the Aesthetica Art Prize 2012, Lees Rooney is a collaborative partnership between poet/ writer Janet Lees and photographer/ videographer Rooney.
Fascinated by the influence of the subconscious mind, Daan den Houter explores the way we modify and perceive the world and art. In pursuing this aim, den Houter seeks to bring multiple contradictory subjects together in the same single work, which results in pieces that are in conflict with themselves.
Simon and Thomas Guerrier’s award-winning thriller Cleaning Up staring Mark Gatiss and Louise Jameson is now available to buy from bigfinish.com.
The Floating Cinema returns to London with a new programme entitled Extra-Ordinary.
The Aesthetica Short Film Festival (ASFF) is a celebration of independent film from across the world, and an outlet for championing and supporting short filmmaking. This Friday a special programme of films from the 2012 festival will be screened at the V&A, London, for the Friday Late event.
The 66th British Academy Film Awards ceremony on February 10, 2013 announced Searching for Sugar Man as the Best Documentary of the Year. It is a touching and highly-emotional documentary directed by Malik Bendjelloul about the search for the man famed for his song Sugar Man.
Taking cinema out of the safe confines of the movie theatre has long been a catalyst of excitement and wonder.
Asymmetrical Cinema is a fitting title for the unsettling cacophony of noise and image currently on show at Beaconsfield. Curated by Dale Holmes and Kirsten Cooke under the moniker Material Conjectures, this is a highly visceral exhibition that probes the physical and psychological impact of mass media, film and television.
Set in Leeds during the First World War, The Jockstrap Raiders follows a group of misfits who have been left out of the conflict due to various abnormalities. Threatened by the invading Germany army, the unlikely heroes must learn to work as a team and conquer their shortcomings to save Britain and its allies from impending defeat.
BAFTA award winning screenwriter Matt Greenhalgh’s touching drama Supermarket Girl was a huge success at the Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2012.
An unparalleled cinematic experience, All I Can is a stunning exploratory film that compares the trials of big mountain skiing to the challenges of global climate change.