Encounters Film Festival Diary: Episode Three
by Daniel Hooper
Animation, mini masterpieces and the award winners.
Encounters Film Festival: Episode Two
by Daniel Hooper
Our diarist gets a lesson in fundraising and checks out the latest from the Digital Generation and takes a filmmaker's journey.
Encounters Film Festival: Episode One
by Daniel Hooper
Our diarist checks out the Cartoon d'Or, a Russian showcase and the Best of British.
Troma Time
by Daniel Hooper
Maverick B-movie filmmaker Lloyd Kaufman talks about his latest film, Poultrygeist, and his mission with Troma films.
Roll out the red carpet
by Daniel Hooper
What's it like to attend a film promotion event?

A way out Amalia Ulman on El Planeta, The Taste of Tea, Amadeus, The Nutcracker and Ernst Lubitsch

In the picture Brian Vincent on the art of Edward Brezinski and Make Me Famous

The Flaneur Dominik Graf on Erich Kästner and Fabian: Going To The Dogs

Survival instinct Marianne Farley on abortion rights, the Oscars and Frimas

Depth and levels Levan Koguashvili on cinematic elements and Georgia’s Oscar submission Brighton 4th

Walking the line James Ashcroft on character ambiguities and Coming Home In The Dark

Court records: Alec Baldwin told prop gun was safe before fatal shooting Star says his 'heart is broken' after 'tragic accident'

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