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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The Nine Muses The Nine Muses
The Nine Muses and Winter Vacation
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.

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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