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Tell It To The Bees

Annabel Jankel

Jeremy Clarke - 16-07-2019

A lesbian, romantic drama set in post-war Scotland, a time when such things were frowned upon and never discussed, is in cinemas from Friday, July 19th [Read More...]
Locarno Film Festival @ Locarno (Switzerland) - various venues
Aug 7 – Aug 17 all-day
Locarno Film Festival @ Locarno (Switzerland) - various venues

Throughout its 72 year history, the Locarno Film Festival has occupied a unique position in the landscape of the major film festivals. Every August, for eleven days the Swiss-Italian town of Locarno, right in the heart of Europe, becomes the world capital of auteur cinema. Thousands of film fans and industry professionals meet here every summer to share their thirst for new discoveries and a passion for cinema in all its diversity.

In Locarno they find a quality program, rich, eclectic, surprising, and where emerging talent rubs shoulders with prestigious guests. The audience is the soul of the Festival, as exemplified in the famous evenings on the Piazza Grande, whose magical setting can accommodate up to 8,000 filmgoers every night.

During its long history, the Locarno Film Festival has had the pleasure to welcome stars as Marlene Dietrich, Jean-Luc Godard, Quentin Tarantino, Susan Sarandon, Sir Anthony Hopkins, Juliette Binoche, Edward Norton, Harvey Keitel or Adrien Brody This is what makes Locarno unique: every year it attracts major personalities from the field of movies, who rediscover the magic of cinema right here in Locarno.

DMovies will be following the event live and in loco.

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76th Venice International Film Festival @ Venice (Italy) - various venues
Aug 28 – Sep 7 all-day
76th Venice International Film Festival @ Venice (Italy) - various venues

The 76th Venice International Film Festival is organised by La Biennale di Venezia, and will take place at Venice Lido from August 28th to September 7th, 2019. 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.


William McGregor

Michael McClure - 12-07-2019

Young girl in 19th century Snowdonia struggles to keep her family together, in Gothic period drama with flavours of horror - cinemas Friday, July 19th [Read More...]

Varda by Agnes (Varda par Agnès)

Agnès Varda

Ben Flanagan - 13-02-2019

Agnès Varda's latest documentary essay takes us on a trip through her incredible career in this skilfully delivered primer - in cinemas Friday, July 19th [Read More...]

The Wedding Guest

Michael Winterbottom

Redmond Bacon - 12-07-2019

Michael Winterbottom's latest action thriller is a travelogue of the world's second most populous nation, and it starts off very well before it descends into something predictable and trite - in cinemas Friday, July 19th [Read More...]

10 films about The Troubles


Eoghan Lyng - 15-07-2019

Eoghan Lyng lists 10 dirty movies about the chaos and conflict that prevailed in Northern Ireland for several decades, until the signing of The Good Friday Agreement in 1998 [Read More...]

The Dead Don’t Die

Jim Jarmusch

Victor Fraga - 26-05-2019

Polar fracking throws the Earth off its axis, thereby reanimating the undead - Jim Jarmusch's wonderfully silly and star-studded zombie comedy is in cinemas Friday, July 12th [Read More...]

Is violence the only way out?


Jack Hawkins - 15-07-2019

Jack Hawkins lists five dirty films where the characters resort to shocking violence as an unexpected cathartic device, as they snap under various types of pressure [Read More...]

Border (Gräns)

Ali Abbasi

Jeremy Clarke - 21-10-2018

Someone just like me. A customs official meets her soulmate and discovers unexpected truths about both herself and him in Sweden's remarkable Foreign Language Oscar entry – now on Amazon Prime, DVD and Blu-ray [Read More...]

Only You

Harry Wootliff

Victor Fraga - 16-06-2019

Young couple grapples with IVF while attempting to keep the spark in their relationship alive, in this heartfelt yet emotionally draining British drama - in cinemas and on demand Friday, July 12th [Read More...]

Kursk: The Last Mission

Thomas Vinterberg

Michael McClure - 15-06-2019

Colin Firth stars as well-intentioned UK navy captain who led the British efforts to rescue the crew of the Kursk, in submarine drama infused with geopolitical flavours - in cinemas and digital HD on Friday, July 12th [Read More...]

The Brink

Alison Klayman

Victor Fraga - 28-05-2019

Stephen Bannon travels to Europe and makes new friends in the far-right, while also campaigning for Republicans in the US, in this fly-on-the-wall type of doc - in cinemas on Friday, July 12th. [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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