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Programmers' Picks: Ones to Watch this Spring
Posted on March 18, 2019
In a new ICO blog series, our film programming team highlights a selection of independent films that have been picked up for UK distribution. In our first edition, David Sin, Jonny Courtney, Heather McIntosh and Isabel Moir write about nine upcoming films that they feel will make an impact this spring. It's looking like a mighty fine start for a great year in independent cinema.
Berlinale 2019 Wrap-Up: Ones to Watch
Posted on February 15, 2019
Our Film Programmers Heather McIntosh and Isabel Moir watched over 40 world cinema gems at this year's Berlin International Film Festival. Read their thoughts on which films stayed with them the most, whether a new title not yet picked up for UK distribution or a classic restoration.
Revolt, We Said: Sharing Women’s Revolutionary Films Around the UK
Posted on November 8, 2018
This summer, the ICO and Club des Femmes took on a mission to bring revolutionary films about women, by women, to big screens around the UK. The result was Revolt, She Said: Women and Film after '68, our groundbreaking film tour that took thirty venues by storm. We spoke to some of our collaborators about what they found most memorable about their screenings, how it helped them reach new audiences and why the tour's legacy still lives on.
Bittersweet melancholy... 10 questions on Le Jour se lve
Posted on October 19, 2014
Alongside our upcoming release of Marcel Carns Le Jour se leve on Friday 3rd October, we've been working with Ben McCann, Associate Professor in French Studies at the University of Adelaide, and author of a new French Film Guide published by I. B. Tauris, to further the reach of this historic reissue.