Documentary – Duty Free

Duty Free is an interesting documentary, on one level a love letter from a son to his mother who gave him opportunities she could never have. On the other, it is a meditation on ageism,…

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BFI Flare Review: I Am The Tigress

I Am The Tigress is a terrific documentary because the subject matter is so unexpected and the journey we are taken on makes us, the viewer, question our own assumptions. We meet Tischa Thomas aka…

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BFI FLARE – Film Review: BENEDICTION

BENEDICTION  is at its most sublime when the action is centred during the period of the First World War and the roaring 20s.⁠ ⁠ Written and directed by Terence Davies it focuses on the life…

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BFI FLARE 2022 – Film Review: Borekas

Borekas is a wonderful short film. At 15 mins long, it manages to pack so much story and subtext which is down to great writing, including silences, direction and editing! Writer and director Salah Saadi…

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Review: La Mif

La Mif is a really interesting gaze into the foster care system in France and its impact on both staff and kids. La Mif is divided into sections, each one is a girl’s story whilst…

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