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My summer of exploration as Autumn approaches

Having completed my Banner for the Hammet Street Festival in Taunton on 6 September, I am now working on experimental works; drawn from my Cornish experiences earlier this summer and my various travels including the Somerset levels, Ringstead Bay, Grand Canaria, a vintage fayre in Wiltshire, St Austell, Charlestown, St Ives, York, Sheffield, Derby peaks and a few theatre visits. 1,212 more words

Art

VENICE 2014 | BANI-ETEMAD speaks up about country's ills

It’d be hard for most Iranian filmmakers to make movies and go to festivals and shake hands with distributors without talking about the situation back home: Iranians suffer from the same ills as Western societies but people there don’t have the same tools at their disposal as their Western counterparts to fight disease, addiction and the various societal ills that they, and anyone else, might be faced with at some point in their existence. 192 more words

Festivals

Venice Film Review: 'She's Funny That Way'

Screwball comedy was already a retro affair when Peter Bogdanovich mastered it in 1972 with “What’s Up, Doc?” Forty-two years later, that ageless throwback is the standard to which the director aspires in “She’s Funny That Way,” an enthusiastic but low-fizz romantic farce that gets by principally on the charms of a cast speckled with gifted funnymen (and, more particularly, funnywomen). 922 more words

Markets & Festivals

Feminist Film Festival - New Theatre - 30th & 31st August 2014

There’s a film festival right in the centre of Dublin this weekend! The Feminist Film Festival runs this Saturday and Sunday from 11.30 in the morning. 165 more words

Movies

Reading Festival: To Camp or Not to Camp?

I have been to Reading Festival twice before, in 2011 and in 2012. However, these have only been day tickets, I just never felt like I could hack camping for four whole nights. 411 more words

TIFF 2014 | TODAY | Mirkarimi confirms presence

It’s just been confirmed, filmmaker Reza Mirkarimi will be in attendance at this year’s Toronto festival to support his latest feature-length work “Today” (“Emrooz” in the original Persian title). 65 more words

Festivals

‘Jauja,’ ‘Sciences,’ ‘Princess’ Play San Sebastian’s Horizontes Latinos

“Lisandro Alonso’s “Jauja,”  Matias Luchessi’s “Natural Sciences” and Matias Pineiro’s “The Princess of France” will screen at Horizontes Latinos, the San Sebastian Fest’s contempo Latin America showcase. 665 more words

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