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How Iranian Cinema Continues to Flourish Despite Government Crackdowns

Authoritarian governments have always feared the power of film and its creators. Iran is no exception. On the 14th of October 2022 director, Mani Haghighi’s passport was confiscated after he…

San Sebastian Festival Roundup

After a few years of missing out on the excitement and chaos of the festival period, San Sebastián returns with a full repertoire. Located in the north of Spain, the…

EIFF 2022: Husband Review

There are moments in Husband where co-directors and real life couple Josh Appignanesi and Devorah Baum genuinely seem to dislike each other’s presence, and yet by the end of the…

EIFF 2022: Licht – Stockhausen’s Legacy Review

When Karlheinz Stockhausen died in 2007 he left behind a large body of work equally influential and controversial (English conductor Adrien Boult when asked if he had conducted any Stockhausen…

EIFF 2022: Full Time (A Plein Temps) Review

Good cinema, in my mind, should tell you its own unqiue personal story whilst also having enough narrative strands for audience members to attach their own experiences onto. Full Time…

EIFF 2022: Aftersun Review

⭐⭐⭐⭐ Some films are hard to summarise when asked “What is it about?” Not necessarily because their plots are mind-bendingly complicated or surreal and fantastical, but rather because they are…

A look forward to the film festivals coming to Edinburgh this year.

As the academic year begins, there are sure to be countless opportunities for socialising as clubs, societies, and RAs all clamor to attract both fresh-faced Freshers and the more jaded…

A look forward to the Africa in Motion Film Festival

From the 23rd of October to the 1st of November, Edinburgh and Glasgow will once again be hosts of the Africa in Motion Film Festival. Founded in 2006, the annual…