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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Programme Notes blog posts:
- 21 MayProgramme Note: A Girl Walks Home Alone At NightBorn in England, and with both American and Iranian heritage, Amirpour pours a confluence of cultural ideas into her debut feature.Read this blog post →
- 14 MayProgramme Note: Clouds of Sils MariaIf upon watching Clouds of Sils Maria, the character of Maria Enders seems like a thinly-veiled representation of Juliette Binoche, the actor who plays her, then there’s a good reason for that.Read this blog post →
- 29 AprProgramme Note: Far From the Madding Crowd‘It is difficult for a woman to define her feelings in language which is chiefly made by men to express theirs.’Read this blog post →
- 23 AprProgramme Note: The FallingThe Falling’s writer and director Carol Morley brings her first full length feature film to screen, marking the culmination of a career making predominantly documentaries.Read this blog post →
- 17 AprProgramme Note: Jauja When an audience member at the New York Film Festival asked director Lisandro Alonso how to pronounce the title of his latest film, he replied, ‘It’s pronounced, “F*** you.”’Read this blog post →
- 20 MarProgramme Note: MommyAt a mere 25 years of age, the precocious Canadian director of Mommy, Xavier Dolan, has already made a strong impression... Read this blog post →
- 30 JanProgramme Note: Inherent ViceRegularly cited as one of the greatest living directors, it is not a surprise that Paul Thomas Anderson was the person who decided to undertake the challenge of adapting a Thomas Pynchon book...Read this blog post →
- 14 JanProgramme Note: WhiplashThe second feature from writer/director Damien Chazelle, Whiplash is both intensely original in its drive and passion, whilst also being a throwback to a myriad of archetypical film types.Read this blog post →
- 12 JanProgramme Note: FoxcatcherJohn du Pont was the heir to a massive fortune via a family whose high social stature can be traced all the way back to the American Revolution...Read this blog post →
- 24 OctProgramme Note: Le jour se lève In spite of an often-turbulent socio-political backdrop, the decade leading up to the outbreak of the Second World War was an extraordinarily fruitful one for French cinema...Read this blog post →