2010 marked the London Korean Film Festival’s fifth anniversary with their biggest events to date but 2011 sees the start of a new era for the festival where they are striving to bring even more of the best of Korean cinema, past and present, to the UK shores.
The Cambridge African Film Festival drew to a close last week, summing up the extraordinary work pouring out of Africa with a set of shorts from various countries on the continent (see www.cambridgeafricanfilmfestival.org.uk for more information). The last of these was MWANSA THE GREAT – a wonderfully crowd-pleasing adventure into the heart and mind of … Continue reading The closing of CAFF, Mwansa The Great and interview with director Rungano Nyoni
Rosy Hunt attended DREAMS OF ELBIDI, a unique fusion of community theatre and traditional cinema. It offers not only a dramatisation of Kenyan ghetto life, but a way to entertain its African audience while educating them about HIV and AIDS. Also featured: transcript from the Q&A with Kamau wa Ndung’u.
Jen Williams compares the Pixar hero WALL-E to his predecessors Huey, Dewie and Louie.
David Perilli in conversation with the original CFF programmer David Jakes.
Rosy Hunt spoke to Simon Rumley and Bob Portal about THE LIVING AND THE DEAD and RED, WHITE AND BLUE
Lucy Hughes looks at the work of the charismatic and gregarious documentary pioneer Robert Flaherty