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  • Three to see at the LFF if you like ... films about music

    Edwyn Collins, Danish hip-hop and a musical road trip across the US are the subjects of programme advisor Stuart Brown’s hot tips for music films at this year’s BFI London Film Festival.

    Stuart Brown
    Monday 22 September 2014

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  • The making of cult children’s sci-fi The Glitterball

    Director Harley Cokeliss remembers the late-70s production of a nostalgic, children’s sci-fi favourite: the Children’s Film Foundation classic The Glitterball, now released on DVD.

    Harley Cokeliss
    Monday 22 September 2014

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  • Three to see at the LFF if you like ... comedies

    True Detective headed up by Inspector Clouseau? This we need to see. Programme advisor Leigh Singer picks out three comic delights from this year’s London Film Festival, including a new film by an established director, a breakthrough film, and a wild card to take a chance on.

    Leigh Singer
    Friday 19 September 2014

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  • Remembering Donald Sinden

    Our tribute to the late Sir Donald Sinden, an actor in company with the finest Shakespeareans but who later found fame in the long-running sitcom Two’s Company.

    Josephine Botting
    Friday 19 September 2014

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  • Five to see at the LFF ... great new films by established British directors

    Searching beyond the galas and competitions for new films by great British filmmakers? Here’s a handful to look out for at this year’s BFI London Film Festival.

    Tricia Tuttle, Edward Lawrenson
    Wednesday 17 September 2014

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  • Five to see at the LFF ... LGBT cinema

    A handful of gems for queer cinema fans to look out for at the 2014 BFI London Film Festival, including the latest, mind-bending film from Peter Strickland.

    Alex Davidson
    Tuesday 16 September 2014

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  • Three to see at the LFF if you like ... documentaries

    Programme advisor Christine Bardsley gives her personal recommendations for great documentaries at this year’s BFI London Film Festival, selecting a new film by an established talent, a debut, and a wild card.

    Christine Bardsley
    Monday 15 September 2014

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  • Night Will Fall: the story of file number F3080

    In 1945, Allied forces filmed the liberation of the Nazi concentration camps, but the shocking footage of what they found was subsequently shelved after the withdrawal of government support for the project. Nearly 70 years later, a new documentary tells the story of a vital memorial film that is finally seeing the light of day.

    David Parkinson
    Monday 15 September 2014

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  • Three talking points for Debate at the LFF

    The LFF’s Debate strand presents films that rush headfirst and unafraid into some of the stormiest issues of the day. This year, three themes emerge in the programme that are sure to help stoke the post-movie discussion.

    Edward Lawrenson
    Friday 12 September 2014

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  • Why ‘cool’ doesn’t do Jim Jarmusch justice

    With hipster indie classic Down by Law back in cinemas, it’s a moment to reflect on Jim Jarmusch’s 30-year reign as the king of cinematic cool. But what does that even mean?

    Geoff Andrew
    Friday 12 September 2014

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