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Canterbury Anifest | 5 October – 6 October, 2012

By Chris Pallant. Now in its sixth year, Canterbury Anifest continues to grow from strength to strength, this year hosting representatives from studios such as Aardman, Double Negative, DreamWorks, and Pixar. What started out as an ambitious but small-scale council initiative in 2007 has grown steadily over the past five years thanks to the direction […]

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Santa Sangre: A Psychedelic Attack on the Senses

By Cleaver Patterson. Mexican cinema has always been a law unto itself. Over the years its stars – like the legendary siren Dolores del Rio who came to international prominence during the 1930’s and the larger-than-life Cantinflas, star of the Academy Award winning adventure-comedy Around the World in 80 Days (1956), as well as ground-breaking […]

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Love alters when it alteration finds: Confession (2012)

By Robert Kenneth Dator. The missed assignation, and the phone call that never comes, and the axioms would seem to pile up in drifts within the mind of the suffering lover: ‘leave well enough alone’; ‘let sleeping dogs lie’; ‘curiosity killed the cat’—even so, the voices of a weak resolve are drowned under the exhortations […]

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An Introduction to Film Africa 2012

By Basia Lewandowska Cummings, Programme Associate. In a year when cultural institutions of all kinds have felt under direct attack, building the size and scope of an African film festival in London has been no easy task. With funding cuts, and an increasingly rampant rhetoric of ‘necessity’ and ‘efficiency’, the question ‘why does London need […]

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Trying Too Hard: Lovely Molly (2011)

By Cleaver Patterson. Molly (Gretchen Lodge) and her new husband Tim (Johnny Lewis) move into Molly’s old family home, and settle down to married life. However the remote farmhouse harbors dark secrets from Molly’s past and, while Tim is away days at a time with his job as a long distance truck driver, Molly becomes […]

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