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Bradford International Film Festival is regrettably over for another year, and what an 11 days it’s been!
Our Film Programmer talks about his favourite film of the 16th Bradford International Film Festival.
You may be aware that John Hurt was the victim of the infamous ‘chestburster’ scene in Ridley Scott’s Alien (1979)…
Emma gives her verdict on Red Poet, a documentary exploring the life and career of American poet and activist Jack Hirschman.
If you’re trying to decide which screenings to attend over the next few days, here’s a quick run-down of some of the special events still to come, sure to captivate and delight their audience…
Neil Young is instrumental in putting together the Uncharted States strand of our film festival; here talks about his selection of movies for 2010.
Ben Haller, freelance writer for US and Canadian television, is a member of the selection committee for BIFF.
Festival Producer Ben Eagle had the honour of presenting John Hurt with his Lifetime Achievement award at BIFF on Saturday night.
Film programmer Tom Vincent explains why BIFF 2010 will include a strand of teen movies.
Patience is a virtue when working on a film festival of the size, scope and complexity of BIFF. Having an international dimension also presents its own unique challenges.
Robbie Cooper’s work examines the effects of increasing exposure to media, particularly online. We look at some of the issues explored in his series Immersion and Alter Ego.
Last month saw the dispatch of a loan from the museum’s collection to the Getty Museum in LA.