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Filmhouse, Cousins to tour childhood films

Edinburgh exhibitor Filmhouse is to tour a season of films about childhood across the UK, curated by documentary filmmaker Mark Cousins.

The season will comprise 17 films about childhood (see below for full list).

Most of the titles in the season are featured in Cousins’ documentary A Story of Children and Film, which premiered at Cannes last year.

The April-June tour will take in London, Belfast, Cardiff, Nottingham, Glasgow, Brighton, Bristol and Sheffield among other cities.

The season is managed by Filmhouse, which has also licensed VoD rights to a number of the titles.

The project is backed by the BFI’s Programming Development Fund. Adam Dawtrey and Mary Bell, who also produced A Story of Children and Film, are producers.

The full list of titles screening in the Cinema of Childhood season are:

• “Willow and Wind” (Bid-o Baad). Iran, Japan, 1999. D. Mohammad-Ali Talebi. 77 mins. A boy breaks a school window, and must mend

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