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2 Jacks
2 Jacks
Legendary Hollywood director, Jack Hussar a notorious womaniser returns to Hollywood to raise financing for his next film.
The Machine
The Machine
A cybernetics expert tries to create an android super-soldier.
I Play With The Phrase Each Other
I Play With The Phrase Each Other
Four isolated residents of the urban jungle communicate through phone conversations.
Lion Ark
Lion Ark
When a law is passed forbidding animals to be kept by circuses in Bolivia, the animal welfare battle is just beginning.

Raindance Film Festival Features

Lion man
Tim Phillips on filming the rescue of the Lion Ark animals.

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Raindance honours The Patrol
Afghanistan film takes top prize at London festival
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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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Eye For Film continues to support festivals both locally and across the world. At the moment, we're covering:

Cambridge Film Festival
The festival returns for its 39th year

Iris Prize Festival
Wales' premier LGBT+ film festival

Grimmfest
Manchester horror festival is back and bigger than ever

London Film Festival
Showcase of global film

Scottish Queer International Film Festival
The best of international LGBTQ cinema comes to Glasgow once again.

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