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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- 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 →
- 27 JulInterview with Josephine DeckerAhead of our screenings of Butter on the Latch and Thou Wast Mild and Lovely, director Josephine Decker chats to the ICO's Selina Robertson about her creative process.Read this blog post →
- 24 JulGetting Animated: Our Favourite AnimationsAs our Studio Ghibli Forever season approaches we take a look at some of our favourite animations.Read this blog post →
- 17 JulProgramme Note: Touch of EvilThe struggle to bring Orson Welles’ vision to the screen took almost half a century, and even now it is doubtful that we are seeing the ‘true’ Orson Welles Touch of Evil.Read this blog post →
- 15 JulBarney Thomson - From Long Midnight to LegendDouglas Lindsay, author of The Legend of Barney Thomson, explains how the making of the film came about.Read this blog post →