In Hit the Road, which won Best Film at the BFI London Film Festival 2021, the silence between the family members carries the weight of their powerlessness.
Terence Young’s mystery, Corridor of Mirrors, now on Blu-ray from Cohen Media Group, brings all kinds of Gothic “madwoman in the attic” melodramas to mind.
In Mothering Sunday, playing at the BFI London Film Festival 2021, the memories of grief and tragedy distract a novelist from writing her new thriller.
Harry Wootliff’s ‘True Things’ is a timely exploration of the broken foundations upon which the Conservative Government wants to “Build back better.”
The Alleys, in the First Feature Competition at the BFI LFF, criticises societal structures that use guilt and shame to control through conformity.
In the inside-out drama Bergman Island, a filmmaker couple vacationing in Ingmar Bergman’s old home find the lines between their work and their lives blurring.
The curiosity-driven Memory Box, playing at the BFI London Film Festival 2021, explores the role of memory and the lasting impact of the Lebanese Civil War.
Inspired by Didier Eribon’s eponymous autobiography, Jean-Gabriel Périot’s film Returning to Rimes (Fragments), urges French citizenry to reinvent democracy.
Meditations on being Black in America, Chameleon Street and James Baldwin: From Another Place, complement each other in NYFF’s Revivals Program.