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Odeon, Hibrow to screen Edinburgh Fringe

Odeon, Hibrow to screen Edinburgh Fringe Eight shows to include an opera from Alison Jackson and Steven Berkoff performance. Odeon is teaming with digital arts outfit Hibrow to screen acts from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in August. ...

The Noteworthy: Lfu 17/3, "Obey", Pizza by Scorsese

News. The latest edition of La Furia Umana is now available in print, with some content online as well, and features a collection of pieces on Joseph Losey and Bertrand Bonello. Esteemed film critic ...

Dcms defends BFI cuts; industry responds

Dcms says it’s ‘baffled’ at BFI complaints; industry says Government is sending mixed messages. Britain’s Department of Culture, Media and Sport (Dcms ) has issued a sharply worded statement calling ...

'AfriqueCannes' - A Feature-Length Documentary On Fespaco Is In Development

There's practically no information on this online yet, but I thought it was worthy of a mention - something to watch for in the future, whenever more is released, and/or the film debuts. I learned ...

Ken Russell: Sex, nuns and rock'n'roll

Naked wrestling, religious mania and The Who's Tommy: director Ken Russell transformed British cinema. His closest collaborators recall a fierce, funny and groundbreaking talent Glenda Jackson I ...

Response: It's not so easy to establish the study of film in our schools

Most teachers either don't feel they have permission to teach the subject, or don't know how Don Boyd says the study of film is as important as literature and science, and rightly calls for "a system ...

This week's arts diary

Arts Council England admit to a mistake, plus the playwright plumber, and Tate Britain's underlining fetish Arts Council England admit to a mistake There were 1,333 applications for Arts Council ...

Plays beamed into cinemas: is this the future of theatre?

Want to see cutting-edge drama from Edinburgh? Then just pop into your local cinema. Andrew Dickson on why the Traverse theatre is being besieged by cameras The Traverse theatre in Edinburgh has a ...

Jack Cardiff – hallucinations on celluloid

The Technicolor technician visited the London Film School, a bedrock of anarchic creativity, in 1968 and set a keen student on his way. Don Boyd has never forgotten his masterclass I first met the ...