Tonight is the official start of Creating Cambridge: Our City, Our Stories, Our Stuff, a fantastic programme of events that celebrate the city and will run alongside Cambridge’s Festival of Ideas.
Abandoned in Sarajevo as a baby, Cambridge-based filmmaker Oggi Tomic spent his childhood in government orphanages in the midst of a brutal war. His double BAFTA-award winning documentary Finding Family, co-directed with Chris Leslie, saw him return to Bosnia in search of answers – and to meet his mother for the first time. Continue reading Interview with Oggi Tomic, BAFTA-winning filmmaker
The film festival continues this week with high calibre films from all over the world, including two Oscar-nominated dramas from Germany and South Africa, and a 1970s crime caper starring Jennifer Aniston.
Powerful performances and sublime cinematography help to make this thoughtful Estonian gem one of the highlights of this year’s Festival. Continue reading Cambridge Film Festival | Don’t Miss: Cherry Tobacco
Calling all cinephiles: the star-studded Cambridge Film Festival is nearly here – but, if you can’t wait until opening night, head to Grantchester Meadows, where open air screenings of Cinema Paradiso, The Lego Movie and The Grand Budapest Hotel will be held every evening over the bank holiday weekend. Continue reading Countdown to the Cambridge Film Festival + Open Air Screenings