Christmas gift guide 2021 – Great ideas for film lovers

Say no more – there’s plenty of great options out there to rep a film you love, whether it’s on your coat lapel above the mantelpiece. ’Lil cinephile – A is for Auteur The team behind Cinephile, the card game with endless playing possibilities, is back with a beautifully designed alphabet book. You can also become a member of LWLies for additional perks. Be immersed in Fassbinder’s strange and vast cinematic world with high definition digital restorations that range from Ali: Fear Eats the Soul to The Marriage Of Maria…

Discover the digital film festival where you’re on the jury

Call Me Marianna is Karolina Bielwka’s first feature-length documentary, and it swept four awards at Krakow before winning the Zonta Club Prize at Locarno. Astute explorations of adolescence are to be found in LOMO: The Language of Many Others by Julia Langhof, a portrait of online coming of age and computerised teenage angst, as well as Ivan Ikić’s Oasis, where an unanticipated love triangle forms between three teenagers navigating feelings of desire and envy in a special needs institution. For more info visit artekinofestival.arte.tv Published 1 Dec 2021 Share this…

The Hand of God

An extended family is drawn crassly, with Sorrentino othering physical difference, reaching for cheap jokes that are clearly inspired by Fellini, and yet Fellini himself could not have carried them off in today’s world. Share this Share this Paolo Sorrentino bares his soul in this autobiographical coming-of-age story about teenage obsessions.Paolo Sorrentino loves breasts. Always interested in the next glossy beast from Sorrentino. Completing the family is older brother Marchino (Marlon Joubert), an aspiring actor who loses his ambition after Fellini – whose presence looms large off-screen – tells him…