Film Festivals

Arrow FrightFest celebrates 21 years of scares with Digital Edition line-up

The UK’s most popular horror and fantasy film festival celebrates its 21st bloody year with a special Digital edition, showcasing twenty-five films, from Thurs 27th August to Mon 31st August, including seven world premieres and sixteen UK premieres. Ten countries are represented from four continents in a deadly, daring and diverse programme exclusively presented to UK audiences. Passes and tickets will …

Keith Haring: Street Art Boy – The power of activism and art

When does art become political activism or political activism become art? This is a question embedded within both creativity, culture and community from the dawn of human history to now. From the rise of graffiti art through to sculpture and protest. However, one artist rarely mentioned in the same breath as Banksy or Ai Weiwei is Keith Haring. Despite a …

Us Kids: The bright light of youth activism in a broken political system

On Valentines Day 2018 a 19-year-old ex-student walked into Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Armed with a semi-automatic rifle he proceeded to murder 17 people; 14 students and three staff. The tragedy marking yet another grim milestone in mass shootings across America. Shootings that have surpassed 230 incidents in schools since the horror of Columbine in 1999. …

Welcome to Chechnya: The atrocities of state orchestrated hate uncovered

Welcome to Chechnya changed the names and facial details of all those victims interviewed. In order to protect their human rights from further state persecution. As someone who has spent my adult life fighting for LGBTQ equality, I watched the growing persecution of LGBTQ people in Russia with horror. The introduction of the 2013 ‘gay propaganda law’ a mere tool …

Sheffield Doc Fest: The countdown begins to coverage

For the past two years Cinerama Film has proudly worked with both BFI London Film Festival and BFI Flare. Bringing our readers the very best in new films and LGBTQ+ content from around the world. This year we are delighted to announce that we are partnering with Sheffield Doc Fest for the first time. Bringing you reviews and features on …

DC FanDome: Join fans from around the world in an epic celebration

On Saturday, August 22, starting at 10 a.m. PDT, Warner Bros. will welcome fans everywhere into the DC FanDome—a free virtual fan experience where no badge is required.   Imagine all the Super Heroes and Super-Villains you’ve ever loved finally coming together in one place to celebrate DC’s past, present and future. Accessible for 24 hours at DCFanDome.com, the global event will immerse fans into …

In My Blood It Runs – Film of the Week

Across our globe, there is a darkness that sits at the heart of every criminal justice system. An inescapable truth deeply embedded within the walls of every juvenile detention centre and prison; the link between those who suffer oppression and incarceration. Back in 2016, this darkness was uncovered in media reports, relating to the abuse and humiliation of young people …

Sheffield Doc Fest: Focus and retrospective themes announced

As we move ever closer towards the full programme unveiling at this years Sheffield Doc Fest. The team have today announced their focus and retrospective themes for 2020. Once again celebrating the diversity Sheffield Doc Fest has become renowned for providing. With this years focus and retrospective themes including; A Tribute to Sarah Maldoror Following her recent passing from COVID …

We Are One: A Global Film Festival – Global Film Festivals join with YouTube

We all know just how hard Film Festivals from across the globe have been hit hard by the COVID-19 epidemic. Consequently having to cancel entire festival programmes that have taken a year to develop at short notice. However, BFI Flare recently proved that festivals can be taken online with their outstanding BFI Flare at Home experience. And now major Film …