In a context in which a mighty state like Russia can be threatened by a punk band, Madeleine Sackler’s account of a year in the life of a small, radical Belarusian theatre company is both timely and inspiring.
Academy Award nominated filmmaker Bruno Barreto returns with a sophisticated tale of an unlikely romance between two extraordinary artists, set against the backdrop of political upheaval and a clash of cultures.
Originally a 1957 short story, which in turn is based on a real life incident, The Demon is the disturbingly detached account of a pathetic father, Sôkichi, who’s encouraged to commit awful crimes by his partner.
Almost 40 years before Girls and Frances Ha made a phenomenon out of a brand of New York neurosis that is distinctly female, debut director Claudia Weill wrote and directed this woefully neglected gem about Susan, a struggling photographer who is forced to fend for herself when her roommate Anne decides to get married.
To coincide with the launch of the latest round of FLAMIN Productions, FLAMIN introduces the FLAMIN Productions scheme and outlines the application process alongside clips from previously supported films.
Photographer Jane Bown has worked for the Observer for an extraordinary (and unrivalled) 65 years, making unforgettable images of hundreds of subjects – from Jayne Mansfield to the Queen, from John Lennon to Orson Welles.