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Border review – “An intense, dark fable”

Thursday 7th May 2020

Review by Lila Taylor

You can watch the film for a limited time on channel 4: https://www.channel4.com/programmes/border.

Border (2018) is Ali Abbasi’s intense, dark fable … Continue Reading

Justice is Served by Nick Remy Matthews

Friday 1st May 2020

Justice is a very special six year old with a passion for scams. With his seventh birthday fast approaching he comes up with an audacious plan: to get the penthouse … Continue Reading

More Than Stories by Anya Lewin

Wednesday 22nd April 2020

More than Stories is a film composed of three parts and made over 12 years, that has at its heart the haunted memories of Jewish life embedded in stories passed down … Continue Reading

Film Review: Rear Window

Tuesday 21st April 2020

Our reviewer Helen Tope revisits Hitchcock’s classic.

Sitting in Alfred Hitchcock’s creative high-point, Rear Window is a textbook thriller. While it doesn’t have the psychosexual drama of Vertigo, Rear … Continue Reading

Reclaim The Frame Events This Week – Misbehaviour and Laura Mulvey

Tuesday 21st April 2020

In their mission to bring ever-greater audiences to films by women, Reclaim The Frame have moved their activities online for now. There are two fantastic events coming up this … Continue Reading

Free films from Iris Prize LGBT Film Festival

Thursday 16th April 2020

Organisers of Iris Prize LGBT+ Film Festival have made three short films from the Iris archive available for free on their YouTube channel. The films are all directed by … Continue Reading

Reclaim The Frame Events This Week – The Perfect Candidate and Eye To Eye

Tuesday 14th April 2020

In their mission to bring ever-greater audiences to films by women, Reclaim The Frame have moved their activities online for now. There are two fantastic events coming up this … Continue Reading

On Missing The Cinema

Tuesday 14th April 2020

By Director and Film Programmer Anna Navas

Saturday the 14th March was the last day PAC was open to the public. It is barely a … Continue Reading

Double Indemnity Film Review

Thursday 9th April 2020

Our reviewer Helen Tope revisits the classic 1944 film noir.

Provocative and darkly glamorous, Double Indemnity is director Billy Wilder’s take on the film noir genre. Released in 1944, … Continue Reading

Womb by Amber Amare

Tuesday 7th April 2020

“If you want to understand any woman, you must first ask her about her mother and then listen carefully. – The more a daughter knows about the details … Continue Reading

From Spring Screening Days in London to the Covid-19 Lockdown

Friday 3rd April 2020

A blog post on the landscape of independent cinema right now, by PAC Director and Film Programmer, Anna Navas.

April 3, 2020: Exactly one month ago I was on the train … Continue Reading

Reclaim The Frame Presents: Here For Life (15)

Thursday 2nd April 2020

Reclaim the Frame: Andrea Luka Zimmerman in conversation with Lemn Sissa
Sunday 05 April 2020, 18:00–19:00

As part of Birds’ Eye View’s Reclaim the Frame series, artist Andrea Luka Zimmerman is joined … Continue Reading

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