Festivals

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From age-gap romances to a homemade Welsh robot: the best of Sundance 2022
Noomi Rapace as a Macedonian witch vies with Cooper Raiff’s latest gem and dapper Bill Nighy in this second virtual edition of the US indie festival

Wendy Ide

29, Jan, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Jan Dungey obituary
Other lives: Performer who was one of the founders of the all-female Cunning Stunts theatre group

Nicky Stainton

28, Jan, 2022 @5:46 PM

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Ghosts in the Ruins review – Nitin Sawhney’s Coventry celebration fails to rise to the occasion
There’s poetry, pulsing ambient music, choirs and even Britten, but this site-specific work marking the 60th anniversary of Coventry Cathedral’s consecration was disappointingly bland

Andrew Clements

28, Jan, 2022 @1:16 PM

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Compagnie 111: aSH review – godlike serenity and transcendent movement
Kuchipudi dancer Shantala Shivalingappa is hypnotically precise in a piece about renewal and transformation inspired by the Hindu god Shiva

Lyndsey Winship

28, Jan, 2022 @10:48 AM

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Navalny review – shocking documentary of a Russian poisoning
A riveting new film, made in secret, details the harrowing ordeal of Alexei Navalny, the Russian opposition leader poisoned with novichok

Adrian Horton

27, Jan, 2022 @8:59 PM

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‘We are tearing open that wound’: the First Nations artists reclaiming Tasmania
For the island’s Mona Foma festival, public spaces ‘dripping in colonialism’ have been disrupted with screams, violence and truth

Walter Marsh

26, Jan, 2022 @4:34 PM

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‘Everyone was freaking out’: Navalny novichok film made in secret premieres at Sundance
Director Daniel Roher tells of panic after team recorded Alexei Navalny pranking one of his Russian poisoners into confessing

Shaun Walker

26, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Am I OK? review – Dakota Johnson excels in uneven coming out film
Directors Tig Notaro and Stephanie Allynne pair an intimate portrait of female friendship with the bittersweet revelations of coming out in one’s 30s

Adrian Horton

25, Jan, 2022 @9:39 PM

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Emily the Criminal review – Aubrey Plaza charges taut thriller
A gig worker turns to credit card fraud in a tense debut feature with an electrifying central performance

Benjamin Lee

25, Jan, 2022 @7:53 PM

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Elvis v Tamworth: the battle for the hottest dates on Australia’s country calendar
Parkes Elvis celebrations all shook up as country music festival steps on its blue suede shoes in Covid-induced clash

Natasha May

25, Jan, 2022 @4:30 PM

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Palm Trees and Power Lines review – an unnerving, remarkable debut
The first feature from Jamie Dack, about a relationship between a 34-year-old man and a 17-year-old girl, boasts a breakout performance for newcomer Lily McInerny

Adrian Horton

24, Jan, 2022 @10:05 PM

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Call Jane review – abortion drama is sensitive if not revelatory
Screenwriter Phyllis Nagy’s film on the pre-Roe underground abortion network features strong performances but never rises to a rousing battle cry

Adrian Horton

24, Jan, 2022 @8:38 PM

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