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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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Andrei Tarkovsky | Sculpting Time | Deluxe Bluray Boxset

Andrei Tarkovsky | Sculpting Time | Deluxe Bluray Boxset

Filmuforia April 26, 2017 Comments Off on Andrei Tarkovsky | Sculpting Time | Deluxe Bluray Boxset

The Russian auteur Andrei Tarkovsky influenced many contemporary filmmakers, amongst them Lars Von Trier, Claire Denis, Steven Soderbergh and Nuri Bilge Ceylan. All seven of Tarkovsky’s features including MIRROR (1975), SOLARIS (1972), STALKER (1979)

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All About Almodóvar | BFI August – October 2016

All About Almodóvar | BFI August – October 2016

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  A three month retrospective offers a unique insight into one of contemporary cinema’s most brilliant filmmakers at the BFi – opening on 5th August. Here we look back at the work and influences

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Overlord (1975) | Criterion Collection UK Bluray release

Overlord (1975) | Criterion Collection UK Bluray release

Filmuforia June 11, 2016 Comments Off on Overlord (1975) | Criterion Collection UK Bluray release

Director|Writer: Stuart Cooper Cast: Brian Stirner, Davyd Harries, Nicholas Ball, Julie Neesam, Sam Sewell, John Franklyn-Robbins 83min | War Drama | UK Stuart Cooper directed this impressionistic Second World War drama that follows a

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Bande À Part |Band of Outsiders | (1964) | BFI Retrospective

Bande À Part |Band of Outsiders | (1964) | BFI Retrospective

Filmuforia January 24, 2016 Comments Off on Bande À Part |Band of Outsiders | (1964) | BFI Retrospective

Cast: Anna Karina, Sami Frey, Claude Brasseur, Louisa Colpeyn | 95 min | Drama |  France BANDE À PART, shot in 25 days and based on the pulp novel “Fool’s Gold” by Dolores Hitchins, was project

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Five indie films to watch out for in 2016 | Part I

Five indie films to watch out for in 2016 | Part I

Filmuforia January 7, 2016 Comments Off on Five indie films to watch out for in 2016 | Part I

As the film year gets underway there’s plenty to look forward to indiefilm-wise. Last year was all about strong performances and once again 2016 starts with the old professionals leading the way and some

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Jean Luc Godard Season | BFi January – March 2016

Jean Luc Godard Season | BFi January – March 2016

Filmuforia January 4, 2016 Comments Off on Jean Luc Godard Season | BFi January – March 2016

A major season dedicated to one of the godfather’s of the French New Wave, Jean-Luc Godard, is coming up at the BFI from January – March 2016. The season will feature over 100 examples

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Polish Masterpieces | Part I  | Kinoteka 2015 | Martin Scorsese Selects

Polish Masterpieces | Part I | Kinoteka 2015 | Martin Scorsese Selects

Filmuforia December 22, 2015 Comments Off on Polish Masterpieces | Part I | Kinoteka 2015 | Martin Scorsese Selects

Andre Simonoveisz looks at Polish Cinema from 1945 until the 1970 in the first part of our Kinoteka 2015 series curated by Martin Scorsese | MARTIN SCORSESE SELECTS | POLISH MASTERPIECES During the Second

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Goya – Visions of Flesh and Blood (2015)

Goya – Visions of Flesh and Blood (2015)

Filmuforia November 25, 2015 Comments Off on Goya – Visions of Flesh and Blood (2015)

Director: David Bickerstaff | Producer: Phil Grabsky Biopic | Documentary | Francisco Goya is Spain’s most celebrated artist and often considered one of the leading protogonists of the modern art movement; his piercing psychological

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Gaumont | The Birthplace of French Film | UK French Film Festival 2015

Gaumont | The Birthplace of French Film | UK French Film Festival 2015

Filmuforia November 21, 2015 Comments Off on Gaumont | The Birthplace of French Film | UK French Film Festival 2015

This Autumn’s UK French Film Festival (nationwide until 13th December) brings into focus the powerhouse of French Cinema GAUMONT. Originally founded to produce articles for the photographic industry, Gaumont started making short films in 1897.

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