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The Birds Eye View festival celebrates the work of women in film, focusing both on new work and also celebrating work of female filmmakers from the archives.
This year's fesival runs from March 6 to 14 and feature some of the finest films from women filmmakers from the past 12 months, including the Oscar-nominated Persepolis and poignant comedy Caramel, which will be released across the UK this May.
View previous years coverage of the Birds Eye View festival:
Birds Latest Reviews
Sandrine Bonnaire documents the sad life of her autistic sister.
A girl's eye view of the Islamic Revolution in Iran.
A glimpse into the lives of five women working in and around a beauty salon in Beirut.
Documentary following the lives of children suffering severe emotional trauma.
Exploration of aristocratic fidelity in 18th Century France.
Speed dating for butterflies.
An unusual romance in Paris.
Coming of age drama about an intersex teen.
The difficulty of buying a birthday cake in Ramallah. Showing at EIFF - World Shorts 1
Birds Eye View Features
Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara
Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent
Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses
A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle
Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988
The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable
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