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Berlinale 2019 Highlights

Posted 4 March 2019 by Andy Moore

Our Senior Programmer Andy Moore managed to catch 34 films at the 69th Berlin International Film Festival. Here are just a few of his highlights…

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Love and Desire Under Conditions of Occupation and Dispossession

Posted 19 February 2019 by Andy Moore about Cinema Palestino Presents: Love and Desire in Palestine + Q&A.

This February, in the month of Valentine’s Day, Cinema Palestino are presenting an exciting and thought-provoking programme of three short Palestinian films

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Guest Blog: The Dazzling Romance of If Beale Street Could Talk

Posted 13 February 2019 by Roisin McDaid about If Beale Street Could Talk.

Roisin McDaid explains why Barry Jenkins' latest is a must-see.


Guest Blog: The Power of LGBTQ Representation

Posted 12 February 2019 by Yasmin Paterson about LGBTQ+ History Month: Awakenings.

Yasmin Paterson


Rafiki: Igniting Hope and Starting Conversations Worldwide

Posted 6 February 2019 by Mikaela Smith about LGBTQ+ History Month: Awakenings.

This February, during LGBTQ+ history month, we're reflecting on what love looks like internationally, with a trio of films exploring first love around the world.

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Der Golem: The original horror film, unearthed and brought to life with an incredible live score

Posted 30 January 2019 by Andy Moore about Der Golem + Live Score (HarmonieBand).

Released in 1920, Der Golem is a classic of German expressionist cinema every bit as powerful as Metropolis (1927)and Nosferatu (1922). The film was director Paul Wegener’s third, and final, version of the ancient Jewish myth, and his magnum opus.


Guest Blog: Destroyer - Nicole Kidman gets the dirt of L.A’s underworld under her fingernails

Posted 28 January 2019 by Oliver Driver about Destroyer.

Oliver Driver reviews Destroyer, starring Nicole Kidman in this guest blog post.

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My Nazi Legacy: What Our Fathers Did.

Posted 22 January 2019 by Emily-Rose Baker about Holocaust Memorial Day 2019: My Nazi Legacy + Intro.

My Nazi Legacy

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Jan Palach: 50 Years On

Posted 15 January 2019 by Andy Moore about Jan Palach + Q&A with director Robert Sedlácek.

50 years ago, on the 16th of January 1969, the philosophy student and political activist Jan Palach set himself on fire in Wenceslas Square in central Prague. He did so to protest the Soviet occupation of Czechoslovakia.

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Doc/Nights launches with Island of the Hungry Ghosts

Posted 8 January 2019 by Andy Moore about Island of the Hungry Ghosts + Panel Discussion.

A vivid and powerful new documentary opening at the Showroom Cinema this Friday sheds light on the human impact of the Australian government’s immigration policies and their system of the ‘offshore processing’ of refugees.

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