Festivals

The 10 best films from Tallinn Black Nights 2018

By Patrick Gamble

A Tibetan road movie and Germany’s answer to Kids were among the highlights at this year’s POFF.

The future of cinema, according to Martin Scorsese

By Hannah Woodhead

At a recent masterclass in Marrakech, the legendary American director expressed concerns over where the industry is heading.

Exploring the changing face of Britain at Underwire Film Festival 2018

By Isha Karki

A programme of eight shorts challenged our perceptions of Britain’s past, present and future.

Six great films from the Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2018

By Ella Kemp

The ASFF’s biggest edition yet welcomed an impressive range of boundary-pushing works.

Lulz and Luz at the Soho Horror Film Festival 2018

By Anton Bitel

Tilman Singer’s intense psychodrama was among the highlights of the inaugural genre showcase.

Exploring film heritage and imagined territories at DocLisboa 2018

By Matt Turner

This year’s festival included a focus on films that challenge our perception of place and belonging.

The queer first love story set in Spain’s Roma community

By Sophie Willard

In Carmen and Lola, a young couple challenge the patriarchal and heteronormative attitudes of society.

What to see at the London Korean Film Festival 2018

By Little White Lies

We’ve perused the programme for this year’s LKFF and selected some highlights you definitely shouldn’t miss.

How wild women stole the show at the 2018 BFI London Film Festival

By Sophie Monks Kaufman

A crop of complex and fascinating female characters were at the heart of this year’s LFF.

Five things to see at the UK Jewish Film Festival 2018

By Gus Edgar-Chan

Highlights from this year’s UKJFF programme, including a wartime epic and a stranger-than-fiction Sundance winner.

The sex work-positive horror written by a former camgirl

By Josh Slater-Williams

Filmmakers Isa Mazzei and Daniel Goldhaber discuss their provocative techno-thriller Cam.

A fascinating new documentary explores the phenomenon of fangirldom

By Imogen West-Knights

In I Used to be Normal: A Boyband Fangirl Story, director Jessica Leski meets three generations of women with a common obsession.

The Little Drummer Girl – first look review

By Kambole Campbell

Florence Pugh, Alexander Skarsgård and Michael Shannon star in this lurid, weird and impeccably designed new work from Park Chan-wook.

Can a movie exist without images?

By Justine Smith

A new ‘sound movie’ called Le Brasier Shelley represents a curious development in post-image cinema.

A new film uses re-enactment to tell the story of a bizarre social experiment

By Catherine Pearson

Marcus Lindeen’s documentary The Raft reunites the participants of a radical social study.

Happy New Year, Colin Burstead – first look review

By Hannah Woodhead

Ben Wheatley changes pace with this surprisingly wholesome family-based drama starring Neil Maskell.

Thunder Road – first look review

By Hannah Woodhead

A smalltown cop comes to terms with the death of his mother in Jim Cummings’ poignant study of grief.

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