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The Birds Eye View festival celebrates the work of women in film and this festival sees a particularly strong line-up. From Sarah Polley's assured directorial feature debut Away From Her - which tackles the issue of Alzheimer's, to thriller Stephanie Daley and a host of excellent shorts from across the world, this is a showcase to be reckoned with. Of particular interest to lovers of rare film is the silent film strand, offering live sound to silent film, including work by surrealist pioneers Germaine Dulac and Maya Deren. The films will be screened at the Institue for Contemporary Arts in London from March 8 to 14.
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Birds Latest Reviews
A married couple come to terms with Alzheimer's. Enjoying a limited Valentine's re-release in some London cinemas.
Magic musical realism celebrates a starving family in Zimbabwe.
A short legacy of child rape.
Girl gangs in German suburbia.
A couple split up and stumble through life whilst still in love with each other.
An optimistic ex-convict tries to rebuild her life.
Love story about a migrant teen who falls for her best friend.
When a teenager is accused of killing her baby, a forensic psychologist tries to uncover the truth.
A documentary about poverty in Cuba.
The Stars and Stripes Invasion Deauville launches its programme.
Locarno line-up announced Carlo Chatrian announces debut festival of 'contradictions'
Travolta Czechs it out Karlovy Vary in gear to go global.
Tropfest: New York Interviews and coverage from the short film festival.
Audrey's stroll on the dark side The star of Amélie on a new direction as Thérèse Desqueyroux
Bed and bawd Behind The Candelabra Matt Damon on getting into bed with Michael Douglas.
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