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Rising costs pose threat to independent film-making in UK, says BFI
Indie productions struggling to compete with well-financed, studio-backed projects, research shows

Dalya Alberge

20, Jul, 2022 @5:00 AM

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The Guardian view on Satyajit Ray: a genius of cinema | Editorial
Editorial: Not to see Ray’s films was like not seeing the sun or the moon, said Akira Kurosawa. A retrospective affords you the chance

Editorial

06, Jul, 2022 @6:27 PM

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Girls’ School: Taiwanese queer gem is hopelessly devoted to teenage passions
Lee Mi-Mi’s intoxicating film, which sits in a rich cinematic tradition of all-girls’ schools, with their homoerotic tensions, as social microcosms, earns a rare screening this week

Phuong Le

23, May, 2022 @12:13 PM

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Liv Ullmann: ‘I ran after Greta Garbo in the street. She outpaced me’
The actor and director answers your questions on how Ingmar Bergman changed her life, her feelings at receiving an honorary Oscar, and holidaying at a leper colony in Japan

As told to Catherine Shoard

24, Mar, 2022 @1:19 PM

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Some of François Truffaut’s new wave films are still coming of age | Rachel Cooke
The Bride Wore Black has something to say to modern audiences, but let’s draw a veil over The Woman Next Door

Rachel Cooke

19, Feb, 2022 @5:00 PM

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Asta Nielsen, the silent film star who taught Garbo everything
The Danish actor was a cinema pioneer and wildly popular all over the world. She is largely forgotten – discover her in a BFI season dedicated to her extraordinary talent

Pamela Hutchinson

27, Jan, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Letter: Anthony Smith obituary
Clyde Jeavons writes: Tony was shrewd, pragmatic and fun to work with. He never pretended to be busy when he wasn’t

Clyde Jeavons

16, Jan, 2022 @4:32 PM

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Anthony Smith obituary
TV current affairs producer and campaigner whose ideas on broadcasting paved the way for the founding of Channel 4

Maggie Brown

24, Dec, 2021 @12:35 PM

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Watchdog stopped ministers breaching neutrality code in top BBC and BFI hires
Exclusive: Regulator asked interview panellists to be replaced as they were ‘not sufficiently independent’

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

07, Nov, 2021 @5:00 PM

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Iranian family road trip movie wins top prize at London film festival
Panah Panahi’s Hit the Road wins award for ‘distinctive film-making that captures essence of cinema’

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

17, Oct, 2021 @3:30 PM

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Barney Platts-Mills obituary
British film director whose overlooked classic Bronco Bullfrog was part of a lifelong effort to make his industry more accessible

Ryan Gilbey

15, Oct, 2021 @12:22 PM

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Warnings distinctly British children’s TV could vanish if subsidy ends
Government weighing whether to continue fund that covers costs of kids’ shows for public service broadcasters

Jim Waterson Media editor

09, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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