• Stay Behind: My Grandfathers Secret War

    What may seem like a never-ending fascination with and focus on the Cold War era and appropriate spy networks also serves an educational purpose. Through literature, film and TV we seek to understand more about this era and it makes for exciting, all-consuming storytelling about people and day to day living conditions. The nature of

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  • Waiting for the Sun

    Directed by Kaspar Astrup Schröder / Produced by Katrine Sahlstrøm for GoodCompany Films / Country: Denmark & China / Language: Chinese China is a fascinating country in more ways that one. On one hand, its past as a communist leader is so evident still, and, on the other hand, it has adopted capitalism and demonstrates

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  • Stockholm My Love

    Being Belfast-born, and Edinburgh-based, may not be an obvious path to making a film about Sweden, Swedish society and culture and set it in Stockholm. But for filmmaker, critic and presenter Mark Cousins, it just makes more than perfect sense, and with his new fiction feature film Stockholm My Love, he does more than enough

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  • Diving into the Unknown

    Internationally acclaimed Finnish director and scriptwriter Juan Reina has built a reputation around titles like 6954 Kilometres to Home, Iseta- Behind the Roadblock and Albino United. The films won him awards and nominations around many parts of the world, and he has worked with producers such as Nick Broomfield, Nick Hughes and Eric Kabera. The
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  • Love and Fury / Syys Prinssi

    Alli Haapasalo was still a film student, living in Helsinki, when she first read Anja Shellman’s book Autumn Prince.  She knew straight away how much she liked it and considered the possibility of turning it into a film. Later on, just before graduating and having moved to New York, she decided that time was right

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