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Kaleem Aftab


354 articles available in total starting from 01/09/2017. Last article published on 23/02/2020.

World Productions to produce six-part TV series Vigil for BBC One

World Productions to produce six-part TV series Vigil for BBC One

Production of the Suranne Jones-starring series is to take place in Scotland with support from the National Lottery, through Creative Scotland  

20/01 | Television | UK

The Tromsø International Film Festival announces its award winners

The Tromsø International Film Festival announces its award winners

Valentyn Vasyanovych’s drama Atlantis has won the Aurora Prize, while Parasite took home the Audience Award  

20/01 | Tromsø 2020 | Awards

Principal photography wraps on Clio Barnard's Ali & Ava

Principal photography wraps on Clio Barnard's Ali & Ava

The fourth feature by the writer-director is a contemporary love story starring Adeel Akhtar and Claire Rushbrook  

20/01 | Production | Funding | UK

Sam Mendes’ 1917 receives nine nominations at the BAFTAs

Sam Mendes’ 1917 receives nine nominations at the BAFTAs

BAFTA comes under fire for lack of diversity in leading performance nominations and absence of women nominated in the Best Director category  

07/01 | BAFTA 2020

Principal photography has begun on Malgorzata Szumowska’s Wonder Zenia

Principal photography has begun on Malgorzata Szumowska’s Wonder Zenia

The film is shooting in and around Warsaw and stars Stranger Things’ Alec Utgoff  

18/12/2019 | Production | Funding | Poland/Germany

Antonia Campbell-Hughes stars in Black Medicine, currently filming in Northern Ireland

Antonia Campbell-Hughes stars in Black Medicine, currently filming in Northern Ireland

Writer-director Colum Eastwood’s new movie is the 11th film backed by Northern Ireland Screen’s New Talent Focus scheme  

12/12/2019 | Production | Funding | UK

Review: Binti

Review: Binti

Writer-director Frederike Migom focuses on immigrants without papers in Belgium in this charming, politically charged film aimed at children  

12/12/2019 | Films | Reviews | Belgium/Netherlands

Review: The Two Popes

Review: The Two Popes

The dramatic resignation of Pope Benedict XVI is told as an unlikely buddy-buddy comedy in this film helmed by Fernando Meirelles  

12/12/2019 | Films | Reviews | USA/Italy/Argentina/Uruguay/UK

MUBI director of acquisitions Vanja Kaludjercic appointed director of IFFR

MUBI director of acquisitions Vanja Kaludjercic appointed director of IFFR

The Croatian co-production and market expert will work alongside managing director Marjan van der Haar  

11/12/2019 | IFFR 2020

A strong contingent of European films prepares to head to Sundance

A strong contingent of European films prepares to head to Sundance

18 European co-productions will be debuting in competition at the US gathering, including movies by Zeina Durra, Amanda Kernell and Visar Morina  

06/12/2019 | Sundance 2020