LFF 2020: 200 Metres – Review

Release Date – TBC, Cert – N/A, Run-time – 1 hour 30 minutes, Director – Ameen Nayfeh A Palestinian father (Ali Suliman) is stuck on the other side of a border wall as he must smuggle himself into Israel where his son is in hospital. The world record for sprinting 200 metres is 19.19 seconds,Continue reading “LFF 2020: 200 Metres – Review”

LFF 2020: Eyimofe (This Is My Desire) – Review

Release Date – TBC, Cert – N/A, Run-time – 1 hour 54 minutes, Directors – Arie Esiri, Chuko Esiri Two Nigerians (Jude Akuwudike, Temi Ami-Williams), living separate struggling lives, dream of a better life outside of the country. The subtitle of Eyimofe – the feature directorial debut of brothers Arie and Chuko Esiri – ThisContinue reading “LFF 2020: Eyimofe (This Is My Desire) – Review”

LFF 2020: Undine – Review

Release Date – TBC, Cert – N/A, Run-time – 1 hour 30 minutes, Director – Christian Petzold Undine (Paula Beer) works as a history lecturer in Berlin, after finding new love it appears that a mysterious secret of hers is gradually being revealed. If there’s one thing Undine (Paula Beer) is serious about it’s herContinue reading “LFF 2020: Undine – Review”

LFF 2020: 180 Degree Rule – Review

Release Date – TBC, Cert – TBC, Run-time – 1 hour 23 minutes, Director – Farnoosh Samadi When she attends a family wedding against her husband’s (Pejman Jamshidi) will, Sara (Sahar Dolatshahi) experiences a tragic loss which leads to a succession of lies, secrets and spiralling worries. Sara (Sahar Dolatshahi) is a school teacher whoContinue reading “LFF 2020: 180 Degree Rule – Review”

LFF 2020: One Night In Miami – Review

Release Date – 15th January 2021, Cert – 15, Run-time – 1 hour 55 minutes, Director – Regina King Four influential African American figures; Malcolm X (Kingsley Ben-Adir), Cassius Clay (Eli Goree), Jim Brown (Aldis Hodge) and Sam Cooke (Leslie Odom Jr) meet in a hotel room one night, discussing their status in society andContinue reading “LFF 2020: One Night In Miami – Review”

LFF 2020: Wolfwalkers – Review

Release Date – 11th December 2020, Cert – PG, Run-time – 1 hour 43 minutes, Directors – Tomm Moore, Ross Stewart An English girl (Honor Kneafsey) living in 1600’s Ireland befriends a shapeshifting Wolfwalker (Eva Whittaker) while her father (Sean Bean) and the Lord Protector (Simon McBurney) try to rid the woods of wolves. SinceContinue reading “LFF 2020: Wolfwalkers – Review”

LFF 2020: Possessor – Review

Release Date – 27th November 2020, Cert – 18, Run-time – 1 hour 43 minutes, Director – Brandon Cronenberg Tasya (Andrea Riseborough) works for a group that inserts her consciousness into the bodies of unsuspecting people, controlling them to assassinate rich targets, however one specific victim (Christopher Abbott) begins to fight back. As many areContinue reading “LFF 2020: Possessor – Review”

LFF 2020: I Am Samuel – Review

Release Date – TBC, Cert – TBC, Run-time – 1 hour 10 minutes, Director – Peter Murimi A gay Kenyan man worries about opening up about his relationship to his parents for fear of their response and the reaction of the rest of society. You have to admire the bravery to make a film likeContinue reading “LFF 2020: I Am Samuel – Review”

LFF 2020: Lovers Rock – Review

Release Date – 22nd November 2020, Run-time – 1 hour 8 minutes, Director – Steve McQueen At a house party in 1980’s London relationships are formed, developed and tested as the music plays and people take to the floor to dance together over the course of one night. There’s a point in Steve McQueen’s LoversContinue reading “LFF 2020: Lovers Rock – Review”

LFF 2020: Mangrove – Review

Release Date – 15 November 2020, Run-time – 2 hours 6 minutes, Director – Steve McQueen After multiple racist police attacks around the Mangrove restaurant a group of local figures and regulars get together to stage a protest, after ending violently they find themselves on trial, fighting for their futures and equality. Much like theContinue reading “LFF 2020: Mangrove – Review”