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A cluster of unique new films from emerging talents heads up the UK selection at this year's Venice International Film Festival.
To celebrate International Women’s Day, writers from across the BFI nominate great women both in front of and behind the camera whose work they admire.
Cría cuervos is one of the most complex, mysterious visions of childhood on film. To mark its DVD release, we pick out 10 more great films about children.
The 58th BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express® announces full 2014 programme
The full programme of films and events for the 58th BFI London Film Festival in partnership with American Express has been unveiled.
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Sight & Sound magazine
The first Saudi teen rebel girl's bike movie has its eyes on the prize, says Hannah McGill.
Lies pile on lies in Asghar Farhadi’s devastating dissection of Tehrani upper-middle-class dissimulation, finds Philip Kemp.
Chuffed with this year’s harvest of films made by women, the London Film Festival is hosting a panel debate on why the movies aren’t always so even-handed. Sophie Mayer sizes up the festival’s female perspectives.
Some high-profile absences and attendant censorship worries were but the foam on a weltering sea of investigations of Korea. Anton Bitel reports on angry socio-political allegories, sex-assault dramas and more.
Ehsan Khoshbakht on how the rites of cinema have been reinvented in Iran under the sign of repression.
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