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Preview: Woman with Gloria Steinem

A must-watch feminist documentary series

Photo: Penguins with Freckles

Review: Across the River

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

Photo: Venice Film Festival

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

Photo: SBS Productions

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?

Photo: Closest to the Hole Productions

Review: Patriots Day

This subpar movie is based on the Boston marathon bombings

Photo: Delirio Films

Review: LoveTrue

LoveTrue is genre-surpassing and shimmeringly poignant

Photo: Memento Films Production

Best Foreign Film: the politics behind it

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

Photo: Borderline Films

Review: Christine

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

Photo: BBC Films

Viceroy’s House

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

Photo: Suzana Rebelov

MANIFF 2017: Public Intimacy and Railment

Mritunjay Sharma reviews Public Intimacy and Railment, both shown at the Manchester Film Festival 2017

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Top 5: Book to Film Adaptations

Films successfully adapted from books