Inventing Peace to launch in a one-off special event.
Touching and Imagining, Jan Švankmajer’s remarkable book on tactile art, is now available for the first time in English.
Taking his cue from Baz Luhrman’s The Great Gatsby, Kristian Moen discusses how depictions of modern liveliness in 1920s cinema embedded a frenzied, unstable and complex experience of modernity.
Ramona Fotiade explores the making of Jean-Luc Godard’s À bout de souffle and some of the technical aspects that made it such a landmark in cinema history.
Wim Wenders has made two short films to accompany the release of his and Mary Zournazi’s brand new book, Inventing Peace.
With the BFI beginning a two month retrospective of Satyajit Ray in August, Andrew Robinson reflects on the continuing appeal of this master filmmaker.
Be servile, or die. During the 1930s Catholic agencies set to reshape Hollywood’s films, creating a cultural product that presented exemplars of pro-Catholic sexual virtues. Alexander McGregor, author of The Catholic Church in Hollywood, explains how and why.
This month sees the release of our book on the much maligned, but also much loved Mamma Mia! The Movie, so it seems a good time for Melanie Williams to revisit the film with specific reference to female authorship.
Tarantino’s Django Unchained has renewed interest in Italy’s westerns of the 1960s. But what are these films about? Austin Fisher argues that labelling them as ‘political’ overlooks their complexity of engagement.