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Crossings: Stories of Migration

Posted 15 June 2017 by Mikaela Smith

In the run up to Migration Matters Festival, we highlight poignant stories from Doc/Fest and share what we'll be showing!

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Supporting Women in Film with the F-Rating!

Posted 26 May 2017 by Mikaela Smith

We're F-Rating our programme and joining the movement to promote gender equality in the film industry!

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Christmas at the Showroom

Posted 13 December 2016 by Charles Macdonald-Jones

Whether you're catching a film you missed, or simply catching up with friends in the bar, there's plenty for everyone at the Showroom this festive period!

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Martin Carter reports back from the Toronto International Film Festival 6

Posted 28 September 2016 by Martin Carter

Back home from Toronto for a few days now and I've had time to reflect on the festival. Here are my high (and low) lights from ten days of cinematic debauchery and indulgence

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Martin Carter reports back from the Toronto International Film Festival 5

Posted 16 September 2016 by Martin Carter

The synopsis for Manchester By The Sea does not bode well: ' A man must return to his hometown when his older brother dies suddenly. His return means confronting the tragic events that caused him to leave...." Nothing new there then.

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Martin Carter reports back from the Toronto International Film Festival 4

Posted 14 September 2016 by Martin Carter

The films of Chilean filmmaker Pablo Larrain demand much from their audience, his films challenge and even intimidate the viewer with their uncompromising narratives.

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Martin Carter reports back from the Toronto International Film Festival 3

Posted 13 September 2016 by Martin Carter

Saturday night at TIFF saw Park Chan-Wook introduce his new film, The Handmaiden, to a North American audience for the first time.

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Martin Carter reports back from the Toronto International Film Festival 2

Posted 13 September 2016 by Martin Carter

The perennial problem when attending a film festival of what to actually go to see. Choosing from the smorgasbord of what's available is a daunting process and here are a few things that find help me navigate the often intimidating programme schedules.

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Martin Carter reports back from the Toronto International Film Festival

Posted 9 September 2016 by Martin Carter

It's also the first day of the Toronto International Film Festival and most of the cast of the Magnificent Seven remake are here to open the festival with a red carpet premiere and a huge press junket.

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Joan in Cannes - Day 10

Posted 24 May 2016 by Joan Parsons

Our Senior Programmer, Joan Parsons, reports back from her trip to Cannes Film Festival 2016

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