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A Propos De Nice

I was introduced to the work of the French film director Jean Vigo via the excellent documentary series, The Story of Film: An Odyssey from the Scottish film maker Mark Cousins. Vigo only directed th...
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A Letter To Elia

Elia Kazan is one of those film makers whose name may not be instantly recognisable to many, but it is almost guaranteed that they have seen at least one of his films. Responsible for such classics a...
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20,000 Days On Earth

This week sees the release of the Nick Cave documentary 20,000 Days On Earth. As is typical with the man this is no ordinary rockumentary. It is a journey through the mind of an artist who is at the ...
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La Guarimba Film Festival

It’s always good to hear of a success story, especially one that happens against the odds. The short film About the resistance looks at what it took to create a film festival out of nothing. A ...
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Metallica: Some Kind Of Monster

Metallica Week… Hmmmm… How do I, lover of Queen, Kylie and Billy Joel, contribute to a week dedicated to a Heavy Metal rock band of such legendary status that I can’t name a single ...
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Mission to Lars

Meet Englishman Tom Spicer. He suffers from Fragile X Syndrome, a form of autism. He has one dream in life. To meet his hero Lars Ulrich, the drummer of the biggest heavy metal band on the planet. Ca...
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For the Love of Lugosi

For some film makers the short film is the calling card to gaining recognition and financing for a larger and perhaps more ambitious project. For others completing the short is the achievement in its...