Black Review

Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah's moving and provocative, Black, takes the tale of Romeo and Juliet and moves it to current day Brussels.

The best cutting edge Black & White films since the 70s

Since Woody Allen’s seminal film Manhattan (1979) which was specifically shot in Black & White to give New York city a “great look” and Scorsese’s Raging Bull (1980) starring Robert De Niro, key filmmakers have chosen to shoot in Black and White for a number of reasons - to focus on the narrative, stylistically or perhaps set itself apart from the competition. Celebrating the World Premiere of cult film in the making – I PLAY WITH THE PHRASE EACH OTHER at Raindance Film Festival this year on 2 October, we look at the best cutting edge indie films which took Black and White to the next level…

Rebellion Review

Kassovitz adopts the central role as Phillipe Legorjus, the captain and negotiator of a counter-terrorism police unit sent in to settle the conflict on the island of Ouvéa in the French colony of New Caledonia. Kanek activists had seized a police post and 30 hostages in an attempt to gain independence.