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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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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.
Casey Affleck liberated by ghosts Star talks Oscars, Rooney Mara and hiding under a sheet
In the city of the world's desire Ceyda Torun on KEDi, cats, femininity and the soul of Istanbul.
A nice cup of tea and a murder Jamie McKeller on The Book Club, legalising murder, serial killers and cake.
Completing the trip Bertrand Tavernier on Jacques Becker, Claude Sautet, Jean-Pierre Melville and his Journey Through French Cinema.
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