maniff 2022 Articles

MANIFF 2022: The Sleeping Negro

MANIFF 2022: The Sleeping Negro

MANIFF 2022: At moments shocking, at times confusing, this is the black American commentary audiences have needed
MANIFF 2022: Balloon Animal

MANIFF 2022: Balloon Animal

MANIFF 2022: A circus located in small-town America, a young woman looking beyond her families expectations, Balloon Animal is a coming of age story loaded with intrigue and depth
MANIFF 2022: The Great Movement

MANIFF 2022: The Great Movement

The Great Movement shows great stylistic ambition but falls short with an unfocused storyline
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: The Falconer

MANIFF 2022: The Falconer

MANIFF 2022: Based on a true story, The Falconer is a cinematic dream but loses audiences due to its meandering plot and irritating protagonists
MANIFF 2022: Atlas

MANIFF 2022: Atlas

Atlas shows promise but relies too much on cliches and showy storytelling
MANIFF 2022: The Generation of Evil

MANIFF 2022: The Generation of Evil

MANIFF 2022: This Lithuanian murder mystery delivers the excitement factor audiences love in such a thriller. It’s just a shame the audience I watched it with were so bad
MANIFF 2022: Hostile

MANIFF 2022: Hostile

MANIFF 2022: This documentary feature foregrounds the testimonies of those who have been most affected by Britain’s hostile immigration policies
MANIFF 2022: I am Gen Z

MANIFF 2022: I am Gen Z

MANIFF 2022: Examining a generation raised on social media, this documentary takes a dive into some of the most troubling aspects of Gen Z’s technological addictions.
MANIFF 2022: Proxy Emotion

MANIFF 2022: Proxy Emotion

MANIFF 2022: Korean sci-fi drama fails to offer anything other than a bland and predictable social critique
MANIFF 2022: Spaghetti Junction

MANIFF 2022: Spaghetti Junction

MANIFF 2022: Kirby McClure’s debut feature is cinematically gorgeous but struggles to deliver an engaging and comprehensive plot
MANIFF 2022: Poser

MANIFF 2022: Poser

MANIFF 2022: Poser combines podcasting and niche musicians to depict the obsessions of a less basic than she’d like to admit young 20 something in New York
MANIFF 2022: The Feast

MANIFF 2022: The Feast

MANIFF 2022: A creepy local Welsh girl, a glutinous aristocrat and a family rife with sinister greed constitute this unsettling contribution to folkloric horror
MANIFF 2022: Blank

MANIFF 2022: Blank

MANIFF 2022: A witty mix of sci-fi horror and family melodrama, Natalie Kennedy delivers in her first foray into the genre
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

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