Month: April 2014

Birds Eye View Film Festival

It could be argued that women film directors, given a hard time in many countries, get a fair crack of the whip in Britain — among them are prize-winners Andrea Arnold, Lynne Ramsay, Clio Bernard, Gurinder Chadha and Phyllida Lloyd.

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A Story of Children and Film

To make a film about children you need affection but you can’t afford sentimentality. Mark Cousins’s A Story of Children and Film is an essay on some of the dozens of films on the subject of childhood that resolutely eschews

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