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26-05-2018
 

Redmond Bacon - 26-05-2018

Egyptian filmmaker Abu Bakr Shawky challenges the conformism of cinema by casting a different gaze at actors with leprosy and various disabilities in his film YOMEDDINE; he talks to us about selecting the actors, filming and why cinema should be bold! [Read More...]
May
31
Thu
Sundance Film Festival London @ Picturehouse Central
May 31 – Jun 3 all-day
Sundance Film Festival London @ Picturehouse Central

Sundance Film Festival: London returns to Picturehouse Central in 2018, bringing the best of the annual festival from across the pond to London audiences. The programme has already been announced.

Our dirty picks includes Eight Grade (Bo Burnham) and Generation Wealth (Lauren Greenfield).

Click here for more information about the event.

Jun
7
Thu
Sheffield Doc Fest @ Sheffield - various venues
Jun 7 – Jun 12 all-day
Sheffield Doc Fest @ Sheffield - various venues

Since beginning in 1994, Doc/Fest has become the UK’s biggest documentary film festival and the third largest in the world. Sheffield Doc/Fest is now widely recognised as one of the top three documentary festivals in the world, and “the most significant documentary festival in Britain”.

The Festival comprises:

  • Film programme of the very best in international documentary screenings;
  • Alternate Realities for innovation in interactive , augmented reality and virtual reality projects;
  • Talks & Sessions with high profile speakers, to inspire, inform and debate;
  • Marketplace & Talent for international business, delegations, pitching and training;
  • Social events and networking;
  • All Year screenings, talks and training outside of the festival period.

Sheffield Doc/Fest welcomes over 32,700 Festival goers each year, including over 3,500 industry delegates from over 60 countries.

Our dirty picks from this year’s programme include Tranny Fag (pictured) and The Trial.

Click here for more information about the event.

Aug
29
Wed
75th Venice Film festival @ Venice - various locations
Aug 29 – Sep 8 all-day
75th Venice Film festival @ Venice - various locations

The 75th Venice International Film Festival is organised by La Biennale di Venezia, and will take place at Venice Lido from August 29th to September 8th, 2018. The Festival is officially recognised by the FIAPF (International Federation of Film Producers Association).

The aim of the Festival is to raise awareness and promote international cinema in all its forms as art, entertainment and as an industry, in a spirit of freedom and dialogue. The Festival also organises retrospectives and tributes to major figures as a contribution towards a better understanding of the history of cinema.

Click here for more information about the event.

First Reformed

Paul Schrader
2017

Tiago Di Mauro - 01-09-2017

A very intense and spiritual Paul Schrader pushes Ethan Hawke into his most powerful role to date, a reverend facing profound existential issues - showing at Sundance London [Read More...]

Lost in Vagueness

Sofia Olins
2017

Maysa Monção - 19-06-2017

Just how dirty does Glastonbury get? And we are not talking about mud! Doc investigates the history of deeply subversive vaudeville that added an entirely different dimension to the Festival - in cinemas Friday, June 1st [Read More...]

The Double Lover (L’Amant Double)

François Ozon
2017

Victor Fraga - 25-05-2017

François Ozon's latest movie is a breathtaking sexual and psychological thriller in no way inferior to Swimming Pool, with an unbelievable twist at the end - out in cinemas on Friday, June 1st [Read More...]

My Friend Dahmer

Marc Meyers
2017

Victor Fraga - 07-10-2017

The boy before the murderer: Marc Meyers' My Friend Dahmer is a portrayal of the most prolific gay serial killer before he started murdering people, based on a graphic novel by his friend Derf - in cinemas Friday, June 1st [Read More...]

Solo: A Star Wars Story

Ron Howard
2018

Jeremy Clarke - 24-05-2018

Jeremy Clarke unearths the dirt in Disney's latest addition to the lucrative Stars Wars trilogy, and hazards a guess that the saga will continue for a very long time - in cinemas from Thursday, May 24th [Read More...]

Zama

Lucretia Martel
2017

Alasdair Bayman - 23-05-2018

Rewriting history, in the grand and glorious South American way! Argentinian/Paraguayan period drama based on eponymous 1956 novel challenges notions of colonialism and world "disorder" - in cinemas Friday, May 18th [Read More...]

Tilting at windmills in Paris

 

Ian Schultz - 23-05-2018

Ian Schultz explains why THE MAN WHO KILLED DON QUIXOTE is Terry Gilliam's best film since BRAZIL, and that it was worth crossing the Channel overnight and by bus in order to watch it! [Read More...]

This is Congo

Daniel McCabe
2018

Victor Fraga - 23-05-2018

Nearly 60 years after its independence, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, is still grappling with the most basic foundations of democracy, particularly on the Eastern border with Rwanda - doc is in cinemas Friday, May 25th [Read More...]

Fred

Paul van Carter
2018

Eoghan Lyng - 22-05-2018

Freddie Foreman reveals everything in this tell all documentary. Looking back on a life in crime, Foreman looks for forgiveness from his audience and from himself - available for digital download on Monday, May 28th, and it's out on DVD June 5th. [Read More...]

Cargo

Ben Howling/ Yolanda Ramke
2018

Charlie Jones - 22-05-2018

This "psychological" zombie movie has an interesting premise as well as underlying racial commentary, while steering clear of blood and gore; sadly it also lacks bite - exclusively on Netflix [Read More...]

Those bloody vegans!!!

DMovies' reader pours her heart out as she talks about Meet Your Meat the film that changed her life forever, in emotional statement.

Women don’t cower in silence!

Thais reveals the very dirty movie that made her become the strong woman and the empowered professional that she is now!

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