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Feature: 12 Angry Men revisited

Twelve men sit around a long table in a room. Twelve men with different backgrounds, different upbringings, personalities and prejudices. They are ...

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Lift-Off 2017: In Conversation with Nicholas Connor

Director Nicholas Conner came to Lift-Off on Day Two to present his film Northern Lights. Before the showing took place I managed ...

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Manchester Lift-Off Film Festival 2017 Short Interview: Ascension

Rajnish Sharma’s Ascension was an abstract addition on by far the most outlandish day of films. Sharma’s short was set in a ...

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Feature: 12 Angry Men revisited

Posted on May 17, 2017 1
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Lift-Off 2017: In Conversation with Nicholas Connor

Posted on Apr 24, 2017 2
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Manchester Lift-Off Film Festival 2017 Short Interview: Ascension

Posted on Apr 24, 2017 3
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Feature: 12 Angry Men revisited

James Gill delves into the technical and dramatic successes of 12 Angry Men, evaluating it 60 years on from its original release date

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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 2017- Day 3 Shorts Part 2

Eloïse Wright covers five of the the shorts from day 3 of the Manchester Lift-Off 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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Manchester Lift-Off Film Festival 2017- Day 2 Shorts, Part 2

Eloïse Wright covers five of the short films from the second day of the Manchester Lift-Off Festival

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Manchester Lift-Off Film Festival 2017- Day 1 Shorts, Part 2

Eloïse Wright covers The Last Laugh, The Track, Faustine, The Wolves Beyond the Timber and Retriever from the Manchester Lift-Off Film Festival

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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