maniff 2021 Articles

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.

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