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  • Jim Hillier, 1941-2014

    Gentleman film educator and scholar, 5 April 1941–10 August 2014, remembered by Edward Buscombe.

    Edward Buscombe
    Monday 29 September 2014

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  • Peter von Bagh forever

    Neil McGlone remembers the Finnish film historian, director and festival impresario, 29 August 1943-17 September 2014.

    Neil McGlone
    Wednesday 24 September 2014

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  • Letter to Harun Farocki

    Kevin B. Lee’s letter to the late filmmaker, written on the occasion of his 70th birthday tribute programme Searching Images at the Nightingale Cinema, Chicago.

    Kevin B. Lee
    Thursday 28 August 2014

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  • Vera Chytilová, 1929-2014

    Celluloid Liberation Front remembers the “recalcitrant first lady of the Czech New Wave”.

    Celluloid Liberation Front
    Thursday 27 March 2014

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  • High plains visionary: Miklós Jancsó, 1921-2014

    Michael Brooke remembers the unique deep-space and -time cinema of the man Béla Tarr calls Hungary’s greatest director.

    Michael Brooke
    Wednesday 19 March 2014

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  • Harold Ramis, 1944-2014

    Tom Charity remembers the occasional lows and game-changing highs of a merry existentialist.

    Tom Charity
    Friday 7 March 2014

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  • Alain Resnais, 1922-2014

    Married in Scarborough, mocked on Steptoe and Son: the most unpredictable of the French New Wave directors mixed high intellectualism and irreverence, records David Thompson.

    David Thompson
    Monday 3 March 2014

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  • From the Magazine

    Juan José Bigas Luna, 1946-2013

    The Spanish director pushed boundaries and helped launch the careers of Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem, writes Paul Julian Smith.

    Paul Julian Smith
    Friday 7 February 2014

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  • From the Magazine

    Donald Richie, 1924-2013

    Donald Richie did more than anyone to introduce Western audiences to the wonders of Japanese cinema and culture, writes Tony Rayns.

    Tony Rayns
    Friday 7 February 2014

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  • From the Magazine

    Oshima Nagisa, 1932-2013

    The director’s militant refusal to fit in was reflected in his films, which sought to shock his audiences into seeing themselves more clearly.

    Tony Rayns
    Friday 7 February 2014

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