London Film Festival 2010

A series of unusual works taking different approaches to the craft of filmmaking and to their subjects.

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Brune Renault (Country: France; Year: 2009; Director: Neil Beloufa)
Four characters find themselves trapped in a looped fiction, with emotions escalating into melodrama.
Coming Attractions (Country: Austria; Year: 2010; Director: Peter Tscherkassky)
An exploration of the relationship between actors, cameras and a film audience.
De Mouvement (Country: Canada; Year: 2010; Director: Kerr')
A journey through the wipes and dissolves of old feature film.
Double Tide (Country: USA, Austria; Year: 2009; Director: Sharon Lockhart)
A documentary following a woman who makes her living digging for clams on the coast of Maine, with the focus on space and light.
Get Out Of The Car (Country: US; Year: 2010; Director: Thom Andersen)
A documentary looking at Los Angeles from its roads, taking in signs and street furniture.
Kindless Villain (Country: US; Year: 2010; Director: Janie Geiser)
Two boys daydream about naval battles and Egyptian exotica.
Let Each One Go Where He May (Country: US, Suriname; Year: 2009; Director: Ben Russell; Stars: Benjen Pansa, Monie Pansa)
A deconstructed ethnography charting the story of the Saramaccan Maroons.
Make It New John (Country: UK; Year: 2009; Director: Duncan Campbell)
A documentary telling the story of the Delorean car.
May Tomorrow Shine The Brightest Of All Your Many Days As It Will Be Your Last (Country: UK; Year: 2009; Director: Ben Rivers, Paul Harnden)
Old men recite poetry as female Japanese cadets patrol the woods and countryside.
The Nine Muses (Country: UK; Year: 2010; Director: John Akomfrah; Writer: John Akomfrah; Stars: Trevor Mathison, David Lawson)
A poetic exploration of mass immigration in postwar Britain.
Ruhr (Country: Germany; Year: 2009; Director: James Benning)
An examination of the sensory experiences to be found in the heavily industrialised Ruhr region of Germany.
Vot (Country: Russia; Year: 2010; Director: Victor Alimpiev)
Five characters interact strangely, as if we have stumbled on a rehearsal for an unknown play.
Winter Vacation (Han Jia) (Country: China; Year: 2010; Director: Li Hongqi; Writer: Li Hongqi; Stars: Bai junjie, Zhang Naqi, Bai Jinfeng)
A deadpan comedy about the last day of the holidays and the first day back at school in Inner Mongolia.

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