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James Gill

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Lift-Off 2017: In Conversation with Nicholas Connor

James Gill Interviews the Northern Lights Director

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Manchester Lift-Off Film Festival 2017 Short Interview: Ascension

Rajnish Sharma on his post-apocalyptic short film

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Manchester Lift-Off Film Festival 2017 Short Interview: Hope

James Gill explores the development process of Adam A. Losurdo’s innovative zombie film

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Manchester Lift-Off Film Festival 2017 Short Interview: Found

An interview with Richard Hughes, director of Found

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Manchester Lift-Off Film Festival 2017 Documentary Interviews: Cabby and The Botanist

The Mancunion speaks to directors Maude Plante-Husaruk and Daniel Watts about their films which featured at the Manchester Lift-Off Festival 2017

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Manchester Lift-Off Film Festival – Day 3 Shorts Part 1

James Gill reviews five shorts from the final day of the Manchester Lift-Off Film Festival

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Manchester Lift-Off Film Festival – Day 2 Shorts, Part 1

James Gill outlines one half of the short film selection for the second day of the Lift-Off Film Festival

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Lift-Off Film Festival 2017 Review: Northern Lights

17 year old Nicholas Connor debut feature film

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Lift-Off Film Festival 2017 Review: Busking Turf Wars

First-time director Peter Trifunovic hits gold with busking mockumentary

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Manchester Lift-Off Film Festival – Day One Shorts, Part One

James Gill covers the first set of short films from the Manchester Lift-Off Film Festival

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Review: Creedmoria

Unconventional coming-of-age tale Creedmoria is James Gill’s pick for first prize film at MANIFF 2017

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Review: Hunter Gatherer

An understated comedy about finding happiness in the simpler things