What lurks within the darker alleys of Cardiff this Autumn? The LGBT film community has been exploring the fear factor in a bigger way than ever with zombies, exorcisms, Outback psychos, and bestial transformations which are all represented during this year’s Iris Prize festival in Cardiff, running Wednesday 12th to Sunday 16th October.
Anna Biller follows Viva with the insatiable, seductive and haunting The Love Witch. Partly an exploration of the sexploitation genre, mixed with elements of the mythic, the supernatural, 1960's pulp novels, the gothic and everything in between - The Love Witch is a film with bite and leaves the audience reeling by the end.
Horror Channel and FrightFest have agreed a three-year partnership deal, which sees the CBS Studios International / AMC Networks International – UK owned channel become headline sponsor for the UK’s biggest and most popular genre film festival.
The winning filmmakers for this year’s dancescreen competition were announced at the closing night award ceremony on 12th June of London’s FRAME Dance Film Festival at Rose Theatre in Kingston Upon Thames.
A forlorn, circumspect amble through turmoil in advancing age is the motor behind Mia Hansen-Love’s downbeat Things To Come (L’avenir). A departure from her previous works focusing on youth, her contemplative fifth feature nestles in competition for the prestigious Golden Bear. It is easy to observe why.