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This November, London Korean Film Festival (LKFF) returns to cinema screens in the capital. Now in its sixteenth year, LKFF is dedicated to showcasing the rich diversity of cinema flowing out of the ‘Asian Tiger’. Taking place between 4-19th November, get ready to discover the best of the year’s blockbusters, independent films, animation, documentaries, shorts …

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Now in its 13th edition, Grimmfest has firmly cemented its place on the UK horror film festival circuit. This year the festival returns to its home at Odeon Great Northern in Manchester between, 7-10 October. However, once again, it’s a little different this time round. The in-person fun will be followed by an online version …

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The Toronto International Film Festival, or TIFF to its friends, is the largest publicly attended film festival in the world. Now in its 46th year, each edition attracts almost 500,000 attendees. Obviously, things are a little different this time round and it will be both in-person and digital. Allowing as many Canadians to take part …

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Open City Documentary Festival has always approached its task a little differently. Instead of just screening the biggest films it can get hold of they take a more inquisitive approach. Championing the art of creative documentary and non-fiction filmmakers, the festival looks to challenge perceptions and confound expectations within the genre. This year the festival …

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The Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) is renowned for unearthing the best in new cinema, showcasing a range of works from British and international filmmakers. Providing a springboard for some of the most innovative and creative emerging talents. Inaugurated in 1947, it was the world’s longest continually-running film festival until you know what. This year’s …

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Now in its 25th year, Montreal’s Fantasia International Film Festival continues to push boundaries by showcasing the best in new international genre cinema since its inception. It’s a festival which just goes from strength to strength. With a commitment to diversity and screening challenging ground-breaking cinema from Canada and around the world, it’s one of …

Grimmfest takes place in Manchester every October and has cemented itself on the UK horror film festival calendar. Given the current ‘situation’, things have been a little different over the last year. However, whilst most of us are stuck indoors with little to do, they’ve decided to launch something a little special. Grimmfest Easter Horror …

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The 35th edition of BFI Flare, London LGBTIQ+ Film Festival, will take place online between 17 and 28 March. One of the oldest and most prestigious queer film festivals in the world, this year there’s another impressive line-up with some of the best new LGBTIQ+ cinema from around the globe. This year, the line-up is …

The International Documentary Filmfestival Amsterdam (IDFA) is the world’s largest documentary film festival. Despite the closure of theatres in the Netherlands for the early part of November, there will be a mix of in-person and virtual screenings this year; with the industry program taking place entirely online. The festival takes place between 18 November and …

The knock-on effects of the ongoing crisis have been particularly difficult for the creative sectors, but trying to organise a film festival in the current climate ranges from daunting to impossible. Undeterred, five US genre festivals have found a novel solution. Boston Underground, Brooklyn Horror, North Bend, Overlook, and Popcorn Frights have banded together to …