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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.
Family ties for Huppert and Byrne Trier takes a bow in Cannes Competition.
Blanchett reveals naked truth Cate and Carol co-star Rooney Mara on why nudity holds no fears.
Voyage of discovery Xurxo Chirro on Vikingland and New Galician Cinema.
The wit and wisdom of Woody in Cannes Allen on moral crises, TV series, distractions and ageing in Irrational Man.
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