FILMS OUT THIS WEEK

Nick Cave biopic 20,000 Days On Earth arrives in cinemas this week and we talk to directors Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard. An author's disappearance inspired The Kidnapping Of Michel Houellebecq, the true story of LGBT activists helping out striking miners is told in Pride, and a snow plough operator investigates murders In Order Of Disappearance. Meanwhile Philip Seymour Hoffman makes his final appearance in spy thriller A Most Wanted Man - we spoke to director Anton Corbijn - and Woody Allen weaves some Magic In The Moonlight - see our red carpet report. Kids will enjoy going underground with The Boxtrolls, and there are re-releases for Jim Jarmusch's Down By Law and the one and only The Wizard Of Oz. All this, plus we're bringing you coverage direct from the San Sebastian Film Festival.

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A boy, his dad and a giraffe make an incredible journey in Giraffada Link, which showed @berwickfilmfest

The lives of an elderly married couple are explored in docufiction hybrid Not All Is Vigil Link #62SSIFF

We look at how women's rights in Spain were advanced by The Female Teachers Of The Republic Link #LSFF

Forbidden Voices looks at the lives of three women who use blogging to resist political oppression Link

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NEW DVD HIGHLIGHTS

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A detective pairs up with a hypnotist to try to solve a brutal murder.
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Kham finds himself the chief suspect in a murder.

FESTIVALS

We're bringing you reports from San Sebastian, where Benicio Del Toro will receive the Donostia award. His film Escobar: Paradise Lost will also screen. Plus from the end of the month, we'll be bringing you reports from New York Film Festival. Closer to home, we take a look at highlights of the recent Berwick and look ahead toLondon Film Festival.

News

Piano lessons Ethan Hawke and Seymour Bernstein in conversation on Seymour: An Introduction.

The Two Faces Of January New York première On the red carpet with Hossein Amini, Kirsten Dunst, Emma Ostilly and Eamonn Bowles.

Season of mists Markus Blunder on working with Sophie Lowe and Maximilian Harnisch in Autumn Blood.

Making Tracks John Curran on working with Mia Wasikowska, dogs and camels in Tracks.

Denzel receives Donostia Washington on the red carpet at San Sebastián

More news and features

We're bringing you news and reviews direct from the San Sebastian Film Festival, which opened with The Equalizer.



We've got a lot of exciting coverage coming up, including the Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival, GrimmFest, the London Film Festival and the New York Film Festival.



We still have reviews coming in from the Deauville Festival of American Cinema and Frightfest.



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