Film Festival Reports

Biografilm Festival 2017 Report

Biografilm Festival in Bologna, Italy, markets itself as an ‘international celebration of lives’, with an emphasis on not just the extraordinary (see Francis Ford Coppola, Peter Greenaway and Cate Blanchett) but the ordinary through fiction and documentary. The programme is filled to the brim with films by unfamiliar directors starring unfamiliar protagonists, features which may… Continue reading Biografilm Festival 2017 Report

Film Festival Reports

Sheffield Doc/Fest: Diary of a Youth Juror

While Sheffield Doc/Fest’s route from humble infancy to extraordinary success has not been without conflict and complication, the festival now remains as stable and significant as any of the UK’s fiction film festivals. First held as a two day festival in 1994, Doc/Fest has emerged as the UK’s premier documentary film festival, attracting thousands of… Continue reading Sheffield Doc/Fest: Diary of a Youth Juror