BLACK NARCISSUS creeps along beside you until you realise something’s not quite right before, sometimes comically, leading you into an unnerving horror-verse, which slowly builds with the ringing bells and the beating of the village drums.
FIRST A GIRL: a British musical comedy with well-staged song and dance numbers, a properly comic script and a collection of fine performers orbiting around its talented and charismatic star, Jessie Matthews.
Set in Senegal’s capital Dakar, this highly atmospheric Cannes prizewinner combines romance and social drama with an unconventional ghost story.
Not once does THE LIGHTHOUSE feel stale, complete with fart jokes, seagull attacks and some hilarious drunken moments. April McIntyre reviews.
COUNTY LINES is a rare opportunity to see a work of unfiltered experience taken from years of work on the front lines of social care.
This dynamic crime story, full of brilliant cinematic effects, benefits from a beguiling performance from Jenny Jugo as the ‘Carmen of St Pauli’.
The ZERO IMPUNITY movement looks to turn indignation into a weapon: “an engine of change” to challenge wartime sexual violence.
Frank Borzage’s 1927 silent classic 7TH HEAVEN begins in the gutters. But when viewing the restoration screened with spellbinding live piano accompaniment by composer Neil Brand, it is impossible to not be carried up with it from the grimy depths towards the stars.
Jim Ross previews the opening night of the 2019 Edinburgh Short Film Festival.
Streetkids United 3 – The Road to Moscow, begged more questions than it addressed. Mike Levy reviews.