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Academy Awards | European Submissions 2018

Academy Awards | European Submissions 2018

Filmuforia October 10, 2017 Comments Off on Academy Awards | European Submissions 2018

The Academy Awards season 2018 is already underway with much speculation and debate about those hopeful winners. Here is the complete list of the eligible European submissions, with links to those we’ve seen and reviewed..

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BFI Gloria Grahame Retrospective | Film Noir | Nov/Dec 2017

BFI Gloria Grahame Retrospective | Film Noir | Nov/Dec 2017

Filmuforia October 10, 2017 Comments Off on BFI Gloria Grahame Retrospective | Film Noir | Nov/Dec 2017

This Winter the BFI are celebrating the life of screen siren GLORIA GRAHAME with a retrospective of a smouldering film career showcasing her talents – usually in supporting roles – garnering her critical acclaim and

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BFI London Film Festival 2017 | 4 – 15 October 2017

BFI London Film Festival 2017 | 4 – 15 October 2017

Filmuforia September 15, 2017 Comments Off on BFI London Film Festival 2017 | 4 – 15 October 2017

LONDON has its own film festival showcasing the best of this year’s festival circuit and premiering British films and World premieres that are new or recent to the party O F F I C

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Visions of the Underworld: Jean-Pierre Melville | Retrospective BFI

Visions of the Underworld: Jean-Pierre Melville | Retrospective BFI

Filmuforia August 25, 2017 Comments Off on Visions of the Underworld: Jean-Pierre Melville | Retrospective BFI

VISIONS OF THE UNDERWORLD is dedicated to the artistically ambitious cinema of independent filmmaker Jean-Pierre Melville (1917-1973) in his centenary year. France in the 1940s and 50s is seen as a broken nation, where male solidarity –

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Lift to The Scaffold (1959)  L’Ascenseur a L’Echafaud | Jeanne Moreau Tribute

Lift to The Scaffold (1959) L’Ascenseur a L’Echafaud | Jeanne Moreau Tribute

Filmuforia August 1, 2017 Comments Off on Lift to The Scaffold (1959) L’Ascenseur a L’Echafaud | Jeanne Moreau Tribute

Dir.: Louis Malle   Writers: Louis Malle/Roger Nimier | From the novel by Noel Calef | Score: Miles Davis | Cinematography: Henri Decae | Cast: Jeanne Moreau, Maurice Ronet, Lino Ventura, Georges Poujourly, Yori Bertin | France

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Alone in Berlin: The real tragedy of German writer Hans Fallada

Alone in Berlin: The real tragedy of German writer Hans Fallada

Filmuforia June 28, 2017 Comments Off on Alone in Berlin: The real tragedy of German writer Hans Fallada

Vincent Perez’ 2016 film version of ALONE IN BERLIN, based on the novel Everyone Dies Alone (Jeder stirbt für sich Allein) by the German author Hans Fallada (1893-1947), is the forth film/TV version of

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The Mummy: Gothic Cinema and the Expressionist Stage

The Mummy: Gothic Cinema and the Expressionist Stage

Filmuforia June 6, 2017 Comments Off on The Mummy: Gothic Cinema and the Expressionist Stage

Gothic Cinema and the Expressionist Stage  Just like the Old Dark Houses of the Gothic tradition, Gothic cinema is a haunted abode, plagued by the undead spectres of theatre and expressionism. Alex Barrett lights

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Five Foodie Films about Love

Five Foodie Films about Love

Filmuforia April 18, 2017 Comments Off on Five Foodie Films about Love

FRANK AND LOLA (2016) What starts out as a seductive love story develops into a peripatetic psychological thriller well served by a witty script and infused with an intriguing menu of subplots that lead

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Rainer Werner Fassbinder | BFI Retrospective | Classics now on Dual Format

Rainer Werner Fassbinder | BFI Retrospective | Classics now on Dual Format

Filmuforia April 9, 2017 Comments Off on Rainer Werner Fassbinder | BFI Retrospective | Classics now on Dual Format

Fassbinder’s LOVE IS COLDER THAN DEATH | LIEBE IST KÄLTER ALS DER TOD made a low-key feature debut at Berlinale Film Festival in 1969, heralding the prolific career of one of Germany’s greatest auteurs

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After the Fall | Cinema in the 1930s

After the Fall | Cinema in the 1930s

Filmuforia March 30, 2017 Comments Off on After the Fall | Cinema in the 1930s

“The content of the motion picture still was designed for escape, the majority reflecting the tastes of tired or jaded adults seeking a never-never la-Dixton Wector, stories of luxury and melodrama, sex and sentiment.“

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