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Ari Wegner on how she created The Power of the Dog’s visual identity

By Hannah Strong

The cinematographer reveals the trick to shooting digital cows, and why the film is really a monster movie.

Discover the digital film festival where you’re on the jury

By Little White Lies

ArteKino offers a creative and versatile selection of European films, all available from the comfort of your own home.

Christmas gift guide 2021 – Great ideas for film lovers

By Marina Ashioti

From books and Blu-rays to pins and games, we’ve got your Christmas shopping for movie fans covered.

Mike Mills: ‘All my films are me communing with someone I really love’

By Hannah Strong

The director explains how fatherhood shaped his latest film, and how creating space is integral to his creative vision.

A new film season is breaking down barriers for Disabled filmmakers

By Meg Fozzard

BFI Southbank’s short film programme Busting the Bias aims to increase awareness and representation.

Channing Tatum will make it rain in a third Magic Mike film

By Charles Bramesco

Steven Soderbergh will get back in the director's chair for Magic Mike's Last Dance.

Don’t miss this scintillating survey of the best new Russian cinema

By Little White Lies

The bursting programme for the 2021 Russian Film Festival is available to all on the BFI Player.

Discover this cult Euro crime thriller from Umberto Lenzi

By Anton Bitel

The maverick Italian director’s 1976 film Free Hand for a Tough Cop is now available in the UK for the first time.

The photo illustrator constructing her own offbeat visual worlds

By Little White Lies

Artist Vanessa McKeown shines a light on her unique creative process. In partnership with Adobe Creator Collective.

Is it time to retire the term “documentary”?

By David Jenkins

The annual Frames of Representation festival at London’s ICA cinema makes the case for film as a more inclusive medium.

Why I love Rachel Weisz’s performance in The Deep Blue Sea

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

In Terence Davies’ postwar melodrama, she turns Hester Collyer into one of cinema’s great tragic heroines.

Why 49th Parallel is one of the most cunning war films ever made

By Sam Manning

Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger employed propaganda to potent effect in their 1941 submarine drama.

Reggie Yates: ‘We seldom see Black British coming-of-age stories’

By Marina Ashioti

How a love of cars, London and UK garage informed the writer/director’s madcap debut feature, Pirates.

In defence of Darren Aronofsky’s The Fountain

By Simon Bland

Dismissed as a self-indulgent folly upon release, this fatalistic fantasy drama deserves a second look.

How The Beatles’ Magical Mystery Tour pioneered the visual album

By Mark Allison

In 1967, the Fab Four embarked on an extravagant, experimental journey that would redefine what a promotional film could be.

Robert Greene: ‘This film is indictment of how the media portrays survivors’

By Charles Bramesco

The director discusses the complex ethics of his new documentary, Procession, which gives a voice to survivors of sexual abuse.

Martin Scorsese and Jonah Hill will team up on a Jerry Garcia biopic

By Charles Bramesco

The portrait of the Grateful Dead frontman will be Scorsese's next directing gig after Killers of the Flower Moon.

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