This year, the French Film Festival returns in November for its 27th edition. Starting on 1 November until 15 December 2019, a wide range of films awaits ranging from the award-winning Portrait of a Lady on Fire to documentaries such as the Yves Saint Laurent film and classics such as The Swimming Pool.
The London Korean Film Festival is now within its 14th year and returns to London during 1-14 November 2019. Given that 2019 commemorates the 100th year anniversary of Korean cinema there is an emphasis on the classical Korean films
The 63rd London Film Festival took place on 2 – 13 October 2019, with its closing film being the latest Martin Scorsese film, The Irishman. The thought of the cinematic legends, Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro and Al Pacino attending the same event is likely to be a dream come true for most cinephiles.
The premise of Make Up sounded intriguing with a coastal setting which immediately evoked comparisons to the compelling film Beast, starring Jessie Buckley, to me. Make Up features within the First Feature competition of the 2019 London Film Festival and is by the acclaimed short film director, Claire Oakley. The film has now been picked up by Curzon as distributors