Cyprus – migrant entry point to Fortress Europe.

Toronto HotDocs Festival 2014

A pick of top films by women directors.

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NI 474 - Feminism fights back - July, 2014
Also out there...

Also out there...

Music, film and book also out there.

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NI 473 - The politics of language loss - June, 2014
Tales of sex, seclusion and social rivalry in the wonderfully entertaining Of Horses and Men.

Film reviews

Jimmy’s Hall, directed by Ken Loach; Of Horses and Men, directed and written by Benedikt Erlingsson.

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NI 473 - The politics of language loss - June, 2014
Asghar Farhadi The Past – marvellously crafted, superbly acted.Photo: © Carole Bethuel

Mixed Media: Film

The Past, directed by Asghar Farhadi; Plot for Peace, directed by Carlos Aguilo and Mandy Jacobson.

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NI 471 - The war on whistleblowers - April, 2014
Film reviews

Film reviews

Stories We Tell, by Sarah Polley; Night of Silence (Lal Gece), by Reis Çelik; The Stoker, by Alexei Balabanov.

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NI 463 - Argentina's challenge - June, 2013
Compliance

Compliance

A film directed and written by Craig Zobel (90 minutes).

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NI 460 - What has development done for me? - March, 2013
A walk across war-shattered Germany.

Lore

A film directed and co-written by Cate Shortland (109 minutes).

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NI 460 - What has development done for me? - March, 2013
Despetrate to get away, the eponymous Shell.

Shell

A film written and directed by Scott Graham (90 minutes).

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NI 460 - What has development done for me? - March, 2013
Film review: We Were Here

Film review: We Were Here

A compassionate and inspiring film about the AIDS epidemic in 1980s San Francisco.

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NI 448 - The arms trade - December, 2011
Film review: Resistance

Film review: Resistance

What if the Germans had invaded the Welsh valleys during the Second World War?

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NI 448 - The arms trade - December, 2011
From Iran, The Green Wave.

The silver screen behind the Spring

Feature films can tell us much about the cultural background to recent events in North Africa and the Middle East. Malcolm Lewis has been watching some of them.

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NI 446 - Nature's defenders - October, 2011
A trusting gem of a film from Céline Sciamma.

Film review: Tomboy

Director Céline Sciamma doesn't shy away from harsh realities, yet Tomboy is still a trusting gem of a film.

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NI 446 - Nature's defenders - October, 2011
Film review: Blood in the Mobile

Film review: Blood in the Mobile

Nokia in the dock in a new film by Danish director Frank Poulsen.

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NI 444 - The changing face of masculinity - July, 2011
Just Do It: a film on climate activism

Just Do It: a film on climate activism

Sylvia Rowley catches up with exceptional filmmaker Emily James.

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NI 443 - The far right gets respectable - June, 2011
Ten Canoes was the first full-length film made entirely in an indigenous Australian language.

Where is the real cinema?

Malcolm Lewis finds quality beyond Disney and exotic settings...

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NI 438 - Zero carbon world - December, 2010
Another Year

Another Year

Written and directed by Mike Leigh

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NI 437 - Humans vs. Nature - November, 2010
Peepli Live

Peepli Live

written and directed by Anusha Rizvi

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NI 437 - Humans vs. Nature - November, 2010
Chop Shop

Chop Shop

Directed and co-written by Ramin Bahrani

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NI 437 - Humans vs. Nature - November, 2010

Articles in this category displayed as a table:

Article title From magazine Publication date
Feminism fights back July, 2014
The politics of language loss June, 2014
The politics of language loss June, 2014
The war on whistleblowers April, 2014
Commodities - the pitfalls of resource wealth March, 2014
Fracking - the gathering storm December, 2013
Time to rethink disability November, 2013
How the war on pirates became big business September, 2013
Argentina's challenge June, 2013
What has development done for me? March, 2013
What has development done for me? March, 2013
What has development done for me? March, 2013
The arms trade December, 2011
The arms trade December, 2011
Nature's defenders October, 2011
Nature's defenders October, 2011
The changing face of masculinity July, 2011
The far right gets respectable June, 2011
Zero carbon world December, 2010
Humans vs. Nature November, 2010
Humans vs. Nature November, 2010
Humans vs. Nature November, 2010
Humans vs. Nature November, 2010
Seed savers September, 2010
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