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MANIFF 2022: Nitram

MANIFF 2022: Nitram

Revolving around the worst mass shooting in the history of modern Australia, Nitram opens a window into a sociopathic loner’s mind.
MANIFF 2022: Compartment no. 6

MANIFF 2022: Compartment no. 6

MANIFF 2022: In this Cannes-winning film, a young woman travelling to subpolar Russia forms an unlikely connection with her compartment mate
MANIFF 2022: 18 1/2

MANIFF 2022: 18 1/2

MANIFF 2022: 18 1/2 combines wit, romance, thriller and politics to create a highly entertaining 70’s comedy
Manchester International Film Festival 2022: Preview

Manchester International Film Festival 2022: Preview

MANIFF returns to the Odeon Great Northern for its largest edition ever, featuring award-winning films from Cannes and BFI London
MANIFF 2021: Where Is Nancy?

MANIFF 2021: Where Is Nancy?

Thiago DaDalt’s documentary is a touching and unforgettable look into the risk of wandering amongst Alzheimer’s patients
MANIFF 2021: Origin of the Species

MANIFF 2021: Origin of the Species

Origin of the Species follows the efforts of making robots and androids human-like. But will this ever be truly possible?
MANIFF 2021: Infinitum: Subject Unknown

MANIFF 2021: Infinitum: Subject Unknown

Alex Harris reviews a high concept sci-fi movie after sitting down with its creators
MANIFF 2021: The Great Circus

MANIFF 2021: The Great Circus

Lauryn Berry reviews The Great Circus documentary, which follows a circus company in its preparations for a new show
MANIFF 2021: Fugitive Dreams

MANIFF 2021: Fugitive Dreams

One of the best shot independent films of recent years, Fugitive Dreams is a touching tale of homelessness, police brutality and a search for purpose
MANIFF 2021: The Other

MANIFF 2021: The Other

Charlotte Dauphin’s haunting portrayal of grief boasts a visual elegance but has little under the surface.
MANIFF 2021: Country of Hotels

MANIFF 2021: Country of Hotels

Country of Hotels draws influence from The Shining, yet fails to add anything new to the genre in what becomes a boring and uncomfortable watch
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 2021: The Battle of Shangri-la

MANIFF 2021: The Battle of Shangri-la

Dealing with poignant, contemporary themes, Brazilian drama The Battle of Shangri-la features a strong central performance and adept filmmaking
MANIFF 2021: iGilbert

MANIFF 2021: iGilbert

Adrien Martinez explores social isolation, relationships, and subjectivity in the digital age through the eyes of an obsessive, lonely, and damaged outcast.
Manchester International Film Festival 2021: Preview

Manchester International Film Festival 2021: Preview

Manchester International Film Festival comes back in 2021 with a new selection of world and UK premieres.

Review: All Rise

All Rise takes globalisation to newer heights in a competition of law and order

Review: A Conscious Dream

A Conscious Dream is a reflexive documentary that toys with what appears to be and what is real

Manchester Film Festival Diaries

Nicole Tamer recounts her first red carpet experience at the Manchester International Film Festival

don’t publish yet. Review/Interview: Made in Taiwan

In conversation with the directors and the lead actor of Made in Taiwan, the inspiration and challenges faced with this award-winning film are revealed

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