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Wale Review: A Familiar Conclusion To An Unexpected Set Up

Through its blurry disjointed opening, Wale grounds its viewers in a dizzying depiction of the nefarious nature of London’s urban nightlife.

Passages: A Windrush Celebration

The Royal Court theatre has announced a celebratory film festival to mark 70 years since the arrival of MV Empire Windrush in Essex in 1948.

Review – Destiny

Destiny reveals the downsides of online dating, the ability to make snap judgements on a swipe and then discard the individual, blocking them entirely from your life if they aren’t...

Review – Cat Days

Jon Frickey’s Cat Days is an animated short that isn’t the most inspiring of stories, but is fresh and beautiful in its artistry and design.

Review – Hold Me Down

Hold Me Down, a day-in-the-life portrait of a poor single mother in the Bronx, has some tender moments but ultimately falls flat emotionally.

Kaufman’s Game review: a British gangster movie shot on a micro-budget

From Helier Bissell-Thomas, Kaufman's Game started as a student project and ended up becoming the first micro-budget movie to be released in Odeon and Savoy cinemas. In Kaufman...

Phil Burgers’ The Passage reminds us why multiculturalism is a gift to be cherished

In The Passage, Paris-trained clown Phil Burgers is on the run. For what reason we don't know, and to what end we can't be sure, but he makes some surprising friends along the way ...

Short, but powerful: Watu Wote (All of Us) by Katja Bentrah

Katja Bentrah’s Watu Wote (All of us) takes a bold look at the terrorist attacks that have plighted Kenya for a decade, and the moment that showed there could be hope. Short ...

Jack London’s Lost Face is brought to life in a visually stunning short film from Sean Meehan

Written and directed by Sean Meehan, Lost Face adapts Jack London's simple short story about a tribe in 1800s America for the screen in this vivid and effective short film. Bas...

Kevin Wilson Jr.’s My Nephew Emmett paints a troubling picture of 1950s race relations in America

Kevin Wilson Jr. may still be a student, but his latest film has already picked up two awards and is now shortlisted for Best Live Action Short Film in this year’s Os...