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April 24, 2020

Set in Venezuela, documentary El Father Plays Himself directed by Mo Scarpelli delves into the relationship between a father and son as both embark on making a fictional film inspired by the father's life in which the father plays himself directed by his son. As the li...

April 10, 2020

Arriving in America from India, Stray Dolls follows Riz (Geetanjali Thapa) as she attempts to make an honest living as a motel housekeeper where owner Una (Cynthia Nixon) has taken her, and others alike, in. Riz finds herself sharing a room with Dallas (Olivia DeJonge)...

December 10, 2019

Set in a former Russian labour camp, IMMORTAL observes various youth groups in the town of Apatity preparing for a national holiday; Heroes of Fatherland Day. Director Ksenia Okhapkina poetically captures the harsh, industrial landscape of the town, echoing the dominan...

November 18, 2019

Set in Addas Abba, Ethiopia, Anbessa tells the story of a boy named Asalif living on the periphery of a new collection of condos; on the periphery of wealth and modernisation. Displaced by the development, we see the impact of this change through Asalif's eyes. He uses...

October 18, 2019

Delphine and Carole directed by Callisto Mc Nulty documents the pioneering French/Swiss feminist video collective Les Insoumuses (the name is a combination of "insoumise," translates as disobedient and "muses") focusingon the friendship of two of the founding memb...

September 2, 2018

Already met with its fair share of controversies, Beata Bubenec’s third focus on the Ukraine, Flight of a Bullet is a documentary unlike most others. Consisting of a single take, the film depicts an 80-minute slice taken from a much larger volume of recordings the Russ...

April 3, 2018

Sophia Hao is curator of the Cooper Gallery at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, University of Dundee. Her practice positions the role of the curatorial as a mode of critical inquiry that engages with culture and the political as an open question. Her re...

January 21, 2018

Irene Lusztig is feminist filmmaker, archival researcher, and film professor at UC Santa Cruz. For the past four years Lusztig has been working on a feature length film project Yours in Sisterhood. The project is based on her research on an archival collection of thous...

November 16, 2017

To anyone with a basic understanding of film theory Laura Mulvey’s name will inspire myriad thoughts on feminism and the male gaze. For those who engage in film practice Mulvey’s film’s represent a connection between theoretical undertaking — inspiration — and the crea...

September 11, 2017

Fatoş Üstek is a name that is becoming increasingly prevalent in galleries across London. Working as an independent curator Üstek has developed an impressive CV, having curated projects such as fig-2, Art Night 2017, an opera in five acts at DRAF, and a variety of high...

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