Here you'll find a round up of all the added extras we like to give you to support our year-round programme of great films and events. You can click to read interviews and articles ahead of upcoming events at GFT, programme notes written by local film journalists, academics and post-graduates which support our screenings and seasons and see video and photo coverage of our events. We'll also have staff recommendations and reviews.
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- 2 OctMacbeth Programme NoteMacbeth is by no means the only Shakespeare play to have lived a full and varied life on screen.Read this blog post →
- 18 SepProgramme Note: TangerinesTangerines, Estonia's entry for best foreign language feature at this year's Oscars begins by briefly providing contextual information. Read this blog post →
- 11 SepIrrational Man Programme NoteChris Buckle suggests that Woody Allen's films are best understood in relation to each other...Read this blog post →
- 11 SepPasolini Programme NoteAs deliberate and poised as Pasolini’s films are, it’s difficult to imagine a less staid or complacent filmmaker, argues Sean Welsh. And yet his films have accrued a canonical arthouse respectability that often belies how provocative they first were and Read this blog post →
- 27 Aug45 Years Programme Note‘I always hoped that it would feel like some kind of strange existential horror movie except in a mundane, ordinary setting.’Read this blog post →
- 26 AugWIN 45 Years prize bundle!Andrew Haigh’s follow up to Weekend is a fascinating exploration of how even the strongest relationships can be threatened by jealousy, fear and insecurity.Read this blog post →
- 20 AugThe Wolfpack Programme NoteOne of the most striking moments in The Wolfpack comes early on. A home video camera pans from a high apartment window, focusing on the street below. Children and teenagers cavort and wander in the evening light, dressed in Halloween costumes; their shrieRead this blog post →
- 12 AugProgramme Note: TheebUntil relatively recently it looked as though the Western was in danger of dying out... Read this blog post →
- 6 AugThe Rest Is History: Our Top Historical DramasTo celebrate the release of Theeb on Friday 14 August, we discuss our favourite historical dramas. Read this blog post →
- 30 JulHappy Families: Parent-child relationships in filmIn anticipation of the release of 52 Tuesdays, we've been discussing depictions of child-parent relationships in cinema. Read this blog post →