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The Cambridge Film Festival is operated by the charitable Cambridge Film Trust and backed by the BFI’s Film Festival Fund, which awards National Lottery funding to UK film festivals, giving audiences the opportunity to see a broad range of British and international films.
The festival runs from 19 to 26 October.
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CFF Latest Reviews
After leaving prison, a thief crosses paths with a notorious escapee and an alcoholic former policeman. The trio proceed to plot a heist.
When a live-in maid's path crosses that of a travelling salesman, her life will change forever.
Ricardo, a grieving father, and Carolina, a cynical young woman, meet in a notorious Portuguese suicide forest, where a mutual fascination develops.
A transgender woman fights for the right to grieve after the death of her partner.
A tormented assassin tries to rescue a girl but trouble lies ahead.
A couple go looking for their young son after he disappears during one of their bitter rows.
A documentary about travelling cinemas in India.
Story of a singer who finds herself in desperate circumstances after her son has an accident.
The story of Salim Shaheen, the most prolific and popular actor-director-producer in Afghanistan.
A young girl in Afghanistan disguises herself as a boy in order to provide for her family.
Cambridge Film Festival 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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