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The Edgelands by Nick Jordan and Jacob Cartwright

Tell us about your project We’ve made two new short films, ‘The Unofficial Countryside’ and ‘The Wild Enclosed’, both of which have been made in response to the edgeland landscapes close to our studio in Manchester. Using a hybrid documentary approach, we aimed to capture the intrinsic…

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HOME hosts Mike Leigh retrospective

7 - 30 November 2021 Multi-award winning, Salford-born filmmaker Mike Leigh is to attend a Q&A at HOME Manchester following a special screening of a new 4K remaster of Naked on 12 November. This November, HOME is part of BFI’s UK-wide celebration of Leigh, one of Britain’s most internationally…

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Review: For the Love of Horror

Special Convention Review, Bowler’s Exhibition Centre in Stretford, Manchester. By Dr Sorcha Ní Fhlainn, Senior Lecturer in Film Studies at Manchester Metropolitan University; Photography by John Gilleese. October 16-17 was a brilliant weekend for horror fans in Manchester and the North West with…

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