CamFilmFest Diary: Day 2

Date: Friday 14 September Films: 3 – Hope Springs; Camp 14: Total Control Zone; The Pleasure Garden Beverages: 1 cappuccino, 2 teas, 1 coke Biscuits: 2 Verdict: First full day of the festival began with a catch-up screening of Hope Springs, which I missed last night as it clashed with Woody Allen’s To Rome With Love. A few decent …

CamFilmFest Diary: Day 1

Date: Thursday 13 September Films: 2 – Tabu (pre-festival film so doesn’t really count); To Rome With Love Beverages: 1 cappuccino, 1 tea, 1 glass of red wine Biscuits: 1 Verdict: Good start. Tabu was a damn good warm-up, with its impressive and imaginative storytelling, followed by Woody Allen’s lightly enjoyable divertimento – an entirely inconsequential …

32nd Cambridge Film Festival

It’s now only a few days until the 32nd Cambridge Film Festival kicks off. From Thursday 13th September I will once again be hanging around the screens and bar at the Arts Picturehouse where most of the action takes place, as is my wont (though there’s a fair few screenings in other locations around the city too, …

From the Cambridge Film Festival

I’ve spent the last seven days at the 31st Cambridge Film Festival, the one time in the year when it feels like film really matters close to home. Thanks to festival director Tony Jones and his dedicated and seemingly tireless team, we in the Cambridge area get to (briefly) feel like the centre of the …