Black Nights Latest Reviews

The Third Wife
The Third Wife
The story of a 14-year-old who becomes the third wife of a much older man in 19th Century Vietnam.
Yuli
Yuli
The true story of Carlos Acosta, a black Cuban dancer who rose from an impoverished childhood to find international acclaim as a ballet dancer with London's Royal Ballet.
At Eternity's Gate
At Eternity's Gate
The last days of Vincent van Gogh.
Minding The Gap
Minding The Gap
Three young men bond together to escape volatile families in their Rust Belt hometown. As they face adult responsibilities, unexpected revelations threaten their decade-long friendship.
The Sisters Brothers
The Sisters Brothers
Two assassins set out into the wilderness on the trail of a man with a secret.
Green Book
Green Book
An Italian-American is hired as a driver for a world-class black pianist on a concert tour of the Deep South.
Look At Me
Look At Me
Lotfi, 40, is forced to come back to Tunisia when his ex-wife is unexpectedly hospitalised. He is now in charge of his autistic son Amr, nine, who ignores the dad he has never known.
The Favourite
The Favourite
Two of Queen Anne's acolytes jockey for position.
Destroyer
Destroyer
An LAPD detective whose undercover work ended in tragedy is faced to confront her past when the leader of the gang she was embeded in re-emerges.
Capernaum
Capernaum
A child rebels against the life imposed upon him.
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Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival Features

The lives of others
Nadine Labaki on Capernaum and the way the refugee crisis affects children
Tallinn Film Festival: Day Five
The Wild Fields, Foam At The Mouth, Fire Lily and Keep An Eye Out
Tallinn Film Festival: Day Four
Slam and Potential Victim
Tallinn Film Festival: Day Three
As I Fall and Happiness Is A Warm Gun
Tallinn Film Festival: Day Two
Lorik, Erased, Deep Rivers and The World Is Yours
Tallinn Film Festival: Day One
Capsule reviews of Between Covers and Yung
Keeping it real
Matt Tyrnauer on Valentino Garavani, Citizen Jane, Michael Jackson and Studio 54
Rhapsody in red
Peter Strickland on dreaming through films and In Fabric
The end of an era
Matt Tyrnauer on his new documentary about Studio 54
Playing favourites
Yorgos Lanthimos, Emma Stone, Olivia Colman, Nicholas Hoult, Joe Alwyn and Tony McNamara on The Favourite
All fired up
Director Sameh Zoabi on politics and comedy in his satire Tel Aviv On Fire.
Keeping up appearances
Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses
Race against time
Finlay Pretsell on cycling, David Millar and Time Trial
How Cruz and Bardem split life and work
Farhadi wrote Cannes opener roles with couple in mind
Putting island in doc
Gabrielle Brady on the challenges of shooting Island Of The Hungry Ghosts

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival News

Tallinn loves Wandering Girl
Rubén Mendoza takes top prize at festival.
Tallinn inaugurates Lifetime Achievement Award
Liv Ullmann to be first recipient
Black Nights announces focus programme
Selection to celebrate country's shared centenary
Tallinn completes First Feature Competition line-up
Twelve titles added from 11 countries
Tallinn completes Official Section
19 international films to compete in total
First Feature Competition titles announced by Tallinn
Seven titles include four world premieres
Tallinn announces first competition titles
Seven of the eight are world premieres
Awaken to open Tallinn
Tom Lowe's debut has Black Nights premiere
News

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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