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Kaleem Aftab


376 articles available in total starting from 01/09/2017. Last article published on 01/04/2020.

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind adaptation starts principal photography

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind adaptation starts principal photography

12 Years a Slave star Chiwetel Ejiofor steps behind the camera for his untitled debut feature film, adapting William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer's book for the big screen  

27/10/2017 | Production | UK

Loveless triumphs at London

Loveless triumphs at London

Andrey Zvyagintsev’s film won the official competition, while John Trengove’s The Wound took home the Sutherland Award for Best First Film  

16/10/2017 | London 2017 | Awards

Rungano Nyoni  • Director

Interview: Rungano Nyoni • Director

“I was interested in how difficult it is to break away from the rules”

We spoke to Rungano Nyoni about her feature debut, I Am Not a Witch, which is unspooling at the London Film Festival after premiering at Cannes  

13/10/2017

Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool: Just on screen

Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool: Just on screen

The Barbara Broccoli-produced drama by Paul McGuigan is based on Peter Turner’s book about forgotten idol Gloria Grahame  

13/10/2017 | London 2017

The London Film Festival boasts a strong industry section

The London Film Festival boasts a strong industry section

Running from 4-15 October, the industry programme of the BFI London Film Festival 2017 looks at best practices in the industry, innovation, diversity and film financing  

05/10/2017 | London 2017 | Industry

Björn Runge  • Director

Interview: Björn Runge • Director

“Where do I start and where do I end?”

We spoke to Björn Runge, who was handpicked by actress Glenn Close to make the film adaptation of Meg Wolitzer’s novel The Wife, screening at Zurich  

03/10/2017

The Wife: The noble woman behind the Nobel-winning author

The Wife: The noble woman behind the Nobel-winning author

Glenn Close plays the titular spouse in Björn Runge’s film adaptation of Meg Wolitzer’s novel  

03/10/2017 | Zurich 2017

Apostasy: Who’s that knocking at my door

Apostasy: Who’s that knocking at my door

SAN SEBASTIÁN 2017: British director Daniel Kokotajlo’s feature debut, made under the auspices of the iFeatures film scheme, details the fascinating world of Jehovah's Witnesses  

29/09/2017 | San Sebastián 2017 | New Directors

My Pure Land is the British entry for the Best Foreign-language Film Oscar

My Pure Land is the British entry for the Best Foreign-language Film Oscar

Nottingham-based filmmaker Sarmad Masud adds a feminist angle to this curry western shot in Pakistan  

19/09/2017 | Oscars 2018 | UK

Annika Berg  • Director

Interview: Annika Berg • Director

“I was looking for anyone who would grab the ball and run with it”

VENICE 2017: We chatted to Annika Berg, whose teen drama Team Hurricane was screened in the International Critics’ Week  

13/09/2017