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I just realised I only saved August’s post as a draft, so it was never published in the time for the film. My bad! I publish it now to complete the historical record. I will proceed from here to create …

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Franco-Senegalese film-maker Alain Gomis has created a film portrait in an ambient social-realist style, showing us a woman called Félicité (Véro Tshanda Beya Mputu): a single mum of a tearaway teen boy Samo (Gaetan Claudia), for whom she must stay …

Félicité, 31 August 2018 Read More »

This sounds like a fab film, I hope everyone can make it this month! “The firecracker story of a six-year-old girl, her friends and single mother in a scuffed motel outside Walt Disney World in Orlando.” – Danny Leigh, The …

The Florida Project, 30 June 2018 Read More »

In this stellar documentary, Gianfranco Rosi contrasts the lives of the desperate thousands landing on the shores of a Sicilian island with the everyday existence of the locals. An Academy Award® nominee for Best Documentary Feature and the first nonfiction …

Fire at Sea – Friday 25th May Read More »

Forced to leave their apartment due to a dangerous construction project in a neighboring building, a young Iranian couple moves to the center of Tehran where they become embroiled in a life-altering situation involving the previous tenant. The director Asghar …

The Salesman Friday 27th April Read More »

  “Bicycle Thieves” is so well-entrenched as an official masterpiece that it is a little startling to visit it again after many years and realize that it is still alive and has strength and freshness. Given an honorary Oscar in …

Bicycle Thieves Friday 23rd February Read More »

“In these uncertain times, we need storytellers who can turn a tale of conflict and hardship into a symphony of love and friendship that endures through all the pain. I doubt that I will see a better film than ‘Moonlight’ this …

Moonlight Friday 26th January Read More »

This month’s film is Son of Saul.  Rotten Tomatoes summed it up like this – Grimly intense yet thoroughly rewarding, Son of Saul offers an unforgettable viewing experience and establishes director László Nemes as a talent to watch. You can watch the …

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The red carpet is back, for the DAFTAs (Dunbar Amazing Film Talent Awards) ceremony.  We will be screening all the films shortlisted for this year’s competition.  The competition is in its fourth year and has set a new record for the …

The DAFTAs @ Hallhill Healthy Living Centre, Sunday 18th June Read More »

The competition is free to enter and is open to everyone. Whether you are young or old, a budding film maker, have something important to say or just want to do something creative with your digital camera we would like to hear …

Dunbar Short Film Competition 2017 – The DAFTAs Read More »