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Review: Josephine Doe

Coming to Manchester Film Festival for its UK premier, Josephine Doe is the tale of one girl’s battle with grief after her ...

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Preview: Woman with Gloria Steinem

Gloria Steinem became known as the leader and spokeswoman of the feminist movement in the 1960s. Her social and political activism spans ...

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Review: Across the River

On day two of Manchester Film Festival it was an honour to witness the world premier of Across the River. A remarkable ...

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Review: Josephine Doe

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Preview: Woman with Gloria Steinem

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Review: Across the River

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Review — Kong: Skull Island

Fit for a king?

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Review: Josephine Doe

James Gill’s thoughts on the films UK premier at MANIFF 2017

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Preview: Woman with Gloria Steinem

A must-watch feminist documentary series

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Review: Across the River

The world premier of Warren Malone’s tale set in London

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University of Manchester student premieres film at HOME

Christopher Murray sits down with The Mancunion to unpack his second feature length film, El Cristo Ciego (The Blind Christ)

Review: Sweet Dreams

A coming-of-age story that struggles to come to turn with the past

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Review: Elle

Paul Verhoeven completes his quasi-female trilogy of sex, violence and independence, but does Isabelle Huppert’s Oscar-nominated performance get dragged down in the seething violence?

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Review: Patriots Day

This subpar movie is based on the Boston marathon bombings

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Review: LoveTrue

LoveTrue is genre-surpassing and shimmeringly poignant

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Best Foreign Film: the politics behind it

Mritunjay Sharma expands on the problematic nature of foreign nomination at the Oscars

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Review: Christine

Christine follows the enigmatic story of Christine Chubbuck, a 70s news reporter who committed suicide live on air

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Viceroy’s House

A film that tells an important political story that is often over-looked