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BFI London Film Festival announces virtual 2020 edition

By Charles Bramesco

This year’s LFF will offer online screenings, free screen talks and more, widening access across the UK.

A new documentary revisits the Tokyo gas attack 25 years on

By Matt Turner

In Me and the Cult Leader, filmmaker and survivor Atsushi Sakahara confronts both his own trauma and that of a nation.

What’s old is new again in Lupin III: The First

By Kambole Campbell

The classic Japanese manga series makes the jump from 2D to 3D, and makes it look easy.

A new film explores the history of mass incarceration and house music in America

By Hannah Clugston

Bring Down the Walls suggests that the dance floor can provide liberation from oppressive judicial policies.

Cannes announces official selection for its cancelled 2020 edition

By Charles Bramesco

Steve McQueen, Wes Anderson and Im Sang-soo were all set to compete at this year’s festival.

A leading documentary film festival asks ‘What’s in a meme?’

By Adam Woodward

This year’s Thessaloniki Documentary Festival will explore the origins and evolution of an internet phenomenon.

Ewen Bremner’s sausage and other highlights from the 2020 Glasgow Film Festival

By David Jenkins

A career-best Simon Pegg and a Sudanese teen movie we’re also on the menu at this year’s GFF.

Days – first look review

By Greg Wetherall

Taiwanese master Tsai Ming-liang returns with a profound, meditative poem on the human need for connection.

The Roads Not Taken – first look review

By Greg Wetherall

Sally Potter’s hallucinatory, meandering road movie will test your patience to breaking point.

The Woman Who Ran – first look review

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

A woman catches up with three close friends in this charming situational drama from South Korea’s Hong Sang-soo.

Siberia – first look review

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Abel Ferrara sends Willem Dafoe off into the snowy wilds of Russia in this punishing metaphysical dream.

Welcome to Chechnya – first look review

By Jack King

David France’s vital documentary interrogates the ongoing queer genocide in the Russian republic.

Undine – first look review

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

An ancient myth underpins German director Christian Petzold’s wishy-washy romantic drama.

Anne at 13,000 Feet – first look review

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

There’s shades of John Cassavetes in Canadian writer/director Kazik Radwanski’s elevated character study.

Time to Hunt – first look review

By Lou Thomas

Yoon Sung-hyun offers a fatalistic glimpse of a near-future South Korea in this anxiety-inducing crime thriller.

First Cow – first look review

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

Kelly Reichardt trains her meticulous eye on 1820s Oregon in this sublime companion piece to 2006’s Old Joy.

Mogul Mowgli – first look review

By Caitlin Quinlan

Riz Ahmed plays an ambitious rapper in director Bassam Tariq’s thumping drama.

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