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Minari: Strong performances propel a thoughtful drama

Minari: Strong performances propel a thoughtful drama

Thanks in part to to a collection of great performances, Minari is an original film in a crowded genre
MANIFF 2021: Trouble Will Find Us

MANIFF 2021: Trouble Will Find Us

Trouble Will Find Us tells a tragic tale of a couple’s misunderstanding and struggles through their changing relationship

MANIFF 2019: Stray

Stray is a bleak story of two broken people, who meet each other at exactly the time where they needed each other the most.
Grimmfest – Manchester’s Horror Film Festival

Grimmfest – Manchester’s Horror Film Festival

Grimmfest is returning to Manchester in its 10th year to celebrate independent horror, sci-fi and fantasy films. It takes place on the 4th-7th of October at the Odeon Manchester Great Northern. The festival promises to be a thrilling weekend. Festival coordinators, Simeon Halligan and Rachel Richardson-Jones created Grimmfest 10 years ago to showcase horror films […]
Calling all film students, cinephiles and critics – Manchester Lift-Off Film Festival 2018

Calling all film students, cinephiles and critics – Manchester Lift-Off Film Festival 2018

Don’t miss the chance to get involved with this year’s Manchester Lift-Off Film Festival!
Manchester Lift-Off Film Festival 2018

Manchester Lift-Off Film Festival 2018

The International Lift-Off Film Festival is coming back to Manchester at the end of the month to showcase high quality independent film
The Lift-Off Global Network story

The Lift-Off Global Network story

The story behind the ever-growing global independent film network, Lift-Off

The creative space: Hilda with Rishi Pelham and Megan Purvis

This month’s Creative Space winners were Rishi Pelham and Megan Purvis, University of Manchester graduates whose new film, ‘Hilda’, is soon to be set for release. Ellie Tivey chats to the pair about their “passion project” and the importance of telling it like it is

The creative space: Subterranean Thoughts with Tom Roberts

September creative space winner Tom Roberts, working on the new film ‘Subterranean Thoughts’ talks to Ellie Tivey about creating “micro-budget” films, university experience and breaking into the industry

Interview: Enemies Within

Eloïse Wright interviews Selim Azzazi

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

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

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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