13/11/19 15/11/19
Beau Travail

Considered to be Claire Denis’ masterpiece, Beau Travail is a mesmerising exploration of male identity in crisis, brought to life through the female…

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08/11/19 11/11/19
Bellingcat: Truth in a Post-Truth World

Bellingcat is an inspirational documentary about a new way of telling truth to power, tracing the rise of the collective of ‘citizen investigative…

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Bonnie and Clyde

In a celebrated career spanning more than 50 years, Dede Allen brought radical, modern editing techniques like jump cuts and audio overlays to the…

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Both Sides Now: Film Music

Things are changing for women working in the film and TV industries, but more needs to be done. A recent report showed that of the top 250 films at…

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09/11/19 13/11/19

A prominent editor of the Nouvelle Vague, Cécile Decugis contributed greatly to its development and shaped a new cinematic language. In Breathless,…

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16/11/19 18/11/19
British Short Film Competition 1: The Extraordinary Ordinary

The first of our Bafta qualifying British Short Film Competitions is anything but ordinary. We present the fantastical, unusual and wilfully strange…

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