Enron movie nominated for Oscar

Alex Gibney’s film, Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room, has been nominated for an Academy Award in the Best Documentary Feature category. The film has had a successful run in the USA, where it took over US$75,000 on just three screens in its opening weekend.... »

Immigrant life is hot topic in Sundance

30/01/06Two films examining immigrant life in America, the Hispanic teen drama “Quinceanera” and the Sudanese refugee documentary “God Grew Tired of Us,” won top honors Saturday at the Sundance Film Festival. Read full... »

Online film site launched

Another on-line film streaming site launched: US-based ClickFlicks.net went live on 16 January 2006 with the aim of addressing “the plight of the independent filmmaker by providing an effective exhibition and distribution environment featuring only independently... »

Sheffield International Documentary Festival UK Tour

The Sheffield International Documentary Festival has announced its UK Tour at the National Film Theatre between 2 and 5 February 2006. Returning for the seventh year, it features highlights from the Festival in October 2005. The four day event marks the beginning of a... »

Brazilian cinema across the UK

Glasgow cinema-goers can catch on 30 January ‘Saudade do Futuro’ at the Glasgow Film Theatre, a documentary abut immigrants from the Brazilian northeast in the fierce urbanity of São Paulo. A few days later, on the 5th of February, the Exeter Picturehouse... »

Women filmmakers at the Picturehouse in Southampton

In conjunction with Southampton University, the Harbour Lights Picturehouse is screening eight films celebrating the work of women filmmakers from all over the world. You can still catch ‘High Art'(1998) by Lisa Cholodenko showing on 1 February 2006, ‘Look... »

Behind the scenes of the Berlin techno scene

18/01/05 As part of the Flatpack January programme, the documentary Tresor Berlin will be on shown at the Electric in Birmingham on Saturday 21 January. This new production goes behind the scenes of the legendary Berlin club and will be preceded by music provided by... »

Screen South Digital Shorts showcase

18/01/05 Screen South, the regional development agency for film and video production in the South East Region, is showcasing the winning films from their 2004 ‘Digital Shorts’ competition. January 25 at Chichester Cinema’s studio. Read... »

Vertigo magazine promotes Canadian cinema event

18/01/05 To coincide with the magazine’s current special issue on Canadian Film and Video, Vertigo presents ‘Found In Translation’, an afternoon of moving image work from Québec that examines language, longing and identity in contemporary Canada.... »

Larry Clark at the ICA

Director Larry Clark will introduce a special screening of his film Bully followed by an extended Q&A session after the film this Saturday 17 December. The screening starts at 4.30pm