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.
Pioneer of a mid-20th Century movement that centred around Auto-Creative and Auto-Destructive art, Gustav Metzger sought to find a way of integrating art with scientific and technological advances – or even to remove the artist from the process of creation altogether. Now, his site-specific sculpture-experiments have been recreated in an intriguing retrospective at Kettle’s Yard.
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
Cambridge Film Festival officially opened last night, kicking off with postmodernist French crime caper The Kidnapping of Michel Houllebecq and Woody Allen’s 1920s romantic comedy Magic in the Moonlight – both showing again today.
Legendary physicist, Cambridge University academic and MND sufferer Stephen Hawking is the latest celebrity to take on the ALS/MND Ice Bucket Challenge, which has so far raised over $88.5 million to help combat the deadly disease.
The weather might have failed Cambridge this Bank Holiday Monday, but it doesn’t have to be a washout. With plenty of indoor options for art, theatre and music lovers, as well as free events and things to do for families with young children, there’s no need to waste the rainy day indoors.
Bank holiday revellers can take advantage of their work-free Monday by partying until 6am at Fez Club’s retro dance night tonight, which will see DJ Artful Dodger return to play tracks from 1998 when the club was formed – and which will be featured on TV. Continue reading Bank Holiday All Nighter: Fez Club Turns 16
Tonight is your last chance to catch The Merchant of Venice and The Taming of the Shrew – the final shows of the Cambridge Shakespeare Festival, which sees Shakespeare’s plays performed in outdoor settings at Cambridge Colleges for six weeks every summer. Continue reading Last Chance to See: Cambridge Shakespeare Festival
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