This year’s LFF programme comprises 39 per cent female and 40 per cent ethnically diverse directors/creators.
Clio Barnard returns with a social realist riff on the classic romcom, and it’s one of her best films to date.
Clio Barnard follows up The Selfish Giant with an overwrought domestic drama starring Ruth Wilson.
Films made by women make up a quarter of this year’s bumper programme.
By Eve Watling
2017 is shaping up to be an exceptional year for women behind the camera.
We predict 20 titles that might just make an appearance at the world’s greatest film festival in May.
Must-see films coming your way over the next 12 months, featuring Claire Denis, Edgar Wright, Yorgos Lanthimos and more.
This yearning Northern fable examines childhood, poverty and the down-and-dirty face of modern capitalism.