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Update from the creative team at Sheffield Doc Fest

You will all now be aware the extent to which COVID 19 is disrupting and changing the landscape of film festivals worldwide. From Sydney Film Festival to BFI Flare and Cannes. Festivals have had to explore new ways of reaching out to audiences. But smaller film festivals are particularly susceptible to the volatility currently hitting the film market. And in …

BFI Flare at home – Live Q&A with Olivier Ducastel on DON’T LOOK DOWN & Suzanne Guacci on T11 INCOMPLETE

As part of BFI Flare at home, BFI Flare Programmer Michael Blyth speaks with director Olivier Ducastel about Don’t Look Down. Directed by Olivier Ducastel and Jacques Martineau (Theo and Hugo, BFI Flare 2016) this deliciously enigmatic chamber piece is a sly critique on power, submission and the destructive side of love. The film was part of the 2020 BFI …

BFI Flare at home – Live Q&A with Evan Purchell on ASK ANY BUDDY

As part of BFI Flare at home, BFI Flare Programmer Brain Robinson speaks with director Evan Purchell about Ask Any Buddy. His lovingly edited compilation of erotic gay film depicting the glory days of queer life between 1968 and 1986. The film was part of the 2020 BFI Flare programme. Flare at Home, the BFI’s digital version of Europe’s largest …

BFI Flare at Home: In just days the BFI team create an outstanding online resource

While cinema lovers are stuck at home over the coming weeks. BFI Flare is migrating to BFI Flare at Home. Following the Festival’s last minute cancellation earlier this week due to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic. In just days, festival organisers have created an offer to give festival attendees the opportunity to view LGBTIQ+ shorts and features. All available via …

BFI Flare – Five Films For Freedom

Despite BFI Flare finding itself cancelled early this week. The amazing Five Films for Freedom are now live for public viewing. This amazing collection of short films from around the world has been a staple of the Flare festival for many years. Showcasing work by emerging filmmakers while challenging global perceptions and discrimination. With short stories that reflect the diversity, …

Its our 1st Birthday!

Just over a year ago Cinerama Film Online launched as a small online movie blog. But in the space of one year we have grown faster than we ever expected. With readers from the U.K to Asia and the America’s, and that is thanks to you, our readers. So we would like to say a huge THANK YOU to each …

The Lossen – From the streets of rural Bedfordshire to the silver screen

Bedfordshire may not immediately spring to mind when thinking about filmmaking. But the County actually has a long history of supporting high quality filmmaking both big and small. From the outstanding The Dark Knight at Cardington Hangers to Eyes Wide Shut at Luton Hoo. Bedfordshire has played host to number of big productions over the years. And now following in …