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Pesticide poisoning on the seemingly idyllic island of Hawaii takes centre focus in new documentary POISONING PARADISE

Pesticide Poisoning in POISONING PARADISE documentary

Pesticide poisoning on the seemingly idyllic island of Hawaii takes centre focus in new documentary POISONING PARADISE

With The Beast From The East and Storm Emma currently battling most of the UK, it’s easy to see why Hawaii is on the bucket list for most. But behind this seemingly idyllic world of sun, sea and sand is a serious environmental issue affecting the island and its residents, one in which groundbreaking documentary POISONING PARADISE hopes to highlight.

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Film Review: SHORTS SESSION 3 – #MANIFF2018

Film Still from THE PAST WE LIVE IN

TALKING WITH ANGELS, CONTRACTOR 014352, THE PAST WE LIVE IN and MOVING VIOLATION compete in the short film category at the 2018 Manchester Film Festival

Science fiction, war and comedy collide in Shorts Session 3 at the 2018 Manchester Film Festival.

Nick Wild brings together a talented northern cast in his comedy short TALKING WITH ANGELS while real and imaginary worlds collide in Simon Ryninks psychedelic short CONTRACTOR 014352...

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Film Review: BOWIE: THE MAN WHO CHANGED THE WORLD

Bowie The Man Who Changed The World

BOWIE: THE MAN WHO CHANGED THE WORLD is a feature length documentary about the life and inspiration of a true rock and roll icon

Since music legend David Bowie first shot to fame in the 1960s, there are have been many documentaries about the British rock icon. From his impact on fashion and teenage culture to his constantly evolving musical style, Bowie was truly an artistic chameleon with a career that spanned half a century.

BOWIE: THE MAN WHO CHANGED THE WORLD is a feature length documentary...

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Film Review: ME BEFORE YOU

Me Before You Film

Sam Claflin and Emilia Clarke as Will Traynor and Lou Clark in ME BEFORE YOU.  © Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Heart-warming and heart-breaking, ME BEFORE YOU is an unconventional romantic drama that will have you reaching for the tissues

Fans of Jojo Moyes’ best-selling book ME BEFORE YOU have waited four years for the rom-com to hit the big screen...

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Film Review: CAPTAIN NEWMAN, M.D.

Captain Newman, MD

Sober, moving and surprisingly funny, David Miller’s 1963 classic CAPTAIN NEWMAN, M.D. heads to DVD

More than 50 years after its release, triple Oscar nominated psychological war film CAPTAIN NEWMAN M.D heads to DVD this month.

Set during WWII in 1944, CAPTAIN NEWMAN M.D tells the story of an eccentric doctor, Captain Josiah J. Newman (Gregory Peck) who runs the psychiatric unit of a U.S. Military Hospital in Arizona...

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Film Review: THE SOUND BARRIER

The-Sound-Barrier

Sir David Lean’s 1952 classic THE SOUND BARRIER is restored for DVD and Blu-Ray release

To mark the 25th anniversary of Sir David Lean’s death, his award-winning film THE SOUND BARRIER is been released on DVD and Blu-Ray for the first time.

Originally made for TV in 1952, THE SOUND BARRIER tells the fictional story of the British attempts to break the sound barrier and achieve supersonic flight...

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Film Review: HAVANA MOTOR CLUB

Havana Motor Club

Inspiring and thrilling, HAVANA MOTOR CLUB beautifully captures the vibrancy of Cuba and its people

As a motorsport fan, I have watched many sports documentaries in my time. Some are good, most are bad but every now and again, a true gem comes along. HAVANA MOTOR CLUB is one of those gems.

Directed by Bent-Jorgen Perlmutt, HAVANA MOTOR CLUB explores the vibrant community of Cuba’s underground drag racers...

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Film Review: NO LIMITS: IMPOSSIBLE IS JUST A WORD – #MANIFF2016

No Limits Impossible Is Just A Word Film

Tim Hahne brings Alex Zanardi’s inspirational true story to the big screen with NO LIMITS: IMPOSSIBLE IS JUST A WORD

When Alex Zanardi lost both of his legs in an almost fatal crash at the Lausitzring in Germany in 2001, many believed his open-wheel racing career was over. Less than two years later, the Italian racing driver was back behind the wheel competing in the FIA World Touring Car Championship...

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Film Review: MEMORIES ON STONE – #MANIFF2016

Memories on Stone Film

Dark, touching and ambitious, MEMORIES ON STONE is a touching and endearing film about Kurdistan’s inescapable past

Following a successful run at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival and the Munich International Film Festival, Shawkat Amin Korki’s award-winning film MEMORIES ON STONE makes its UK premiere at the 2016 Manchester Film Festival.

Written and directed by Shawkat Amin Korki, MEMORIES ON STONE tells the story of childhood friends Hussein and Alan who decide to decide to produce a film about...

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Film Review: HE NAMED ME MALALA

He Named Me Malala

HE NAMED ME MALALA shows how one teenage girl and one thought can change the world

2015 has been a great year for movies. From SICARIO and SPECTRE to THE MARTIAN and STEVE JOBS, it takes a special kind of film to stand out from the crowd. One film that just does that is HE NAMED ME MALALA.

HE NAMED ME MALALA tells the true story of Malala Yousafzai, a Pakistani schoolgirl who was targeted by the Taliban when returning home on the school bus...

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