RIP Henry Kenneth Alfred Russell (3 July 1927 – 27 November 2011). TAKE ONE writers pay tribute to their favourite Russell films.
The ABC’s OF DEATH features segments directed by 25 of the world’s leading talents including Simon Rumley. Drafthouse Films held a competition to find the 26th director. We spoke to the winner, Lee Hardcastle and caught up with Simon Rumley.
The CINECITY Festival app is live today. It’s free to download on to your iPhone or iPad and then you can watch short films for free during the festival.
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.
Mike Boyd sets out the highlights and previews the 10th Cambridge African Film Festival, which has just begun at the Arts Picturehouse
Photographer, film maker and blogger Danny Lyon was BORN TO FILM, and this is the title of his legacy cum genealogical tribute. Lyon courts immortality with a studied, choreographed and yet engagingly honest record of his own son’s boyhood, intercut with stills from his father Ernst’s photograph album.