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The Cambridge Film Festival is back for another year with a focus on climate change, human rights, prison conditions and mental health. Screenings will take place in venues across the city.
The festival runs from 17 to 24 October.
View Films by Strand:
- Camera Catalonia
- Family Films
- Focus on Greek and Cypriot Cinema
- Focus on Latin America
- Human Rights
- International Films
- Longing and Belonging
- Musicals Rediscovered
- Preview Heaven
- Special Events
View previous years coverage of the Cambridge Film Festival festival:
CFF Latest Reviews
Docudrama about a company which hires out people to pretend to be family members.
Puppeteers Judy and Punch are trying to resurrect their marionette show. The show is a hit due to Judy's superior puppeteering but Punch's driving ambition and penchant for whisky lead to a inevitable tragedy that Judy must avenge.
A convicted arsonist returns to his rural home.
A dancer falls in love with his fiercest rival.
Werner Herzog interviews Mikhail Gorbachev and captures the human side of a world leader as he recalls his relationships with Reagan and Thatcher, his beloved wife Raisa and his dashed dream of lasting change.
When Alexandre learns that the priest who abused him as a boy is still working with children, he and other victims take action against the perpetrator.
A young girl is determined to keep the fact that there mother has left her and her younger brother alone from the authorities, through fear of being separated from him.
When Tania finds out that her grandma has spent her final years in the caring company of a cute purple alien, she embarks on a journey through small-town Argentina with two close friends to deliver the creature back to its origins.
A dark action comedy about a group of people brought together in the apartment of police detective Andrei: his resentful daughter, an angry thug and a cheated cop. Each one of them have a reason to want revenge.
Hybrid documentary exploring the use of rape and sexual violence in global conflict.
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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