9 February 2015

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Ai Weiwei Set To Direct Short Film In Berlin Remotely Via Skype

Dissident artist Ai Weiwei is planning to remotely direct a short film via Skype, although still living without a passport in China, following years of repression by his country’s government, but proving once again that Ai’s is still very much a global artist regardless of the attempted suppression of his creativity. The new work will […]

21 October 2014

Steve McQueen At Thomas Dane – With Clarity And Heartbreak

The Thomas Dane Gallery presents a poignant and heartbreaking film by acclaimed artist and film-maker Steve McQueen. ‘Ashes’ is a two-part exhibition; the darkened gallery at 3 Duke Street, is filled with McQueen’s short film; the on-screen image of a young black man sitting on the prow of a small boat, basking in the glory […]

14 February 2013

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KINOTEKA POLISH FILM FESTIVAL LAUNCHES FRANTIC FILMS: A SHORT FILM COMPETITION INSPIRED BY ROMAN POLANSKI

Kinoteka Polish Film Festival and the Polish Cultural Institute have just launched a new nationwide short filmmaking competition inspired by the films of cinematic great, Roman Polanski. So if you think you’ve got the next Chinatown in you, then this could be the opportunity for you! Granted, you probably won’t have the help of Faye Dunnaway and […]