As Ken Loach’s latest film arrives in European cinemas, Huw D Jones examines why the veteran British director is more popular on the continent than in his own country.
Last week saw the release of I, Daniel Blake
, the latest film by veteran British director Ken Loach.
Despite the intense publicity the film has attracted for its depiction of Britain’s benefits system, the
Petar Mitric reports on the MEDICI programme, a series of workshops on the future of public film funding in Europe.
What is the future of the public film funds in Europe? Are they “a player” or “a piece” within the European film industry? What are they going to look like in ten years? What disrupts their objectives and mission? These are some of the questions the MEDICI programme tackled in a ...
The BFI says there are too many UK cinema releases, making it harder for European films to make a mark. Huw Jones asks if EU policies designed to help such films are to blame.
May bank holiday is a popular time to catch a movie. But British cinema-goers were spoilt for choice this year, with 23 new releases coming out the same week, including an adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s Far from ...