Clio Barnard talks to APEngine’s Gary Thomas

06.10.10
Clio Barnard, image courtesy of Verve Pictures Clio Barnard’s acclaimed first feature The Arbor has its UK premiere at the 54th BFI London Film Festival this October, before being released nationwide in the UK from 22 October. A Jerwood/Artangel Open commission, and funded by the UK Film Council, The Arbor won Clio the the Best New Documentary Filmmaker award at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival. We talked ...
It Came From Pebble Mill

30.06.10
Nuts in May, Mike Leigh Dates: 2-4 July | Location: Midlands Arts Centre, Birmingham Our good pals at 7 Inch Cinema have teamed up with Birmingham City University to present a weekend of screenings and events at mac (Midlands Art Centre) to celebrate the remarkable range of drama produced at BBC Birmingham during the 1970s and early 80s under producer David Rose. Recently awarded a ...
Ronnie Close

23.06.10
Night Time Room, Ronnie Close Ronnie Close talks to Gary Thomas about his project Night Time Room. The film is showing as part of the group exhibition Based on a True Story at ArtSway in the New Forest, 3 July – 30 August. Night Time Room was commissioned for a South West Screen/Picture This collaboration, Scripted Notion, offering artists an opportunity to make work that engaged with ...
Ajay Hothi on Alan Clarke’s Elephant

13.12.09
Elephant, Alan Clarke There is a remarkable cadence to Alan Clarke’s Elephant (1989) that makes it difficult to define as a television drama, extended short, short-form feature or artist’s moving image piece. In differing contexts it could be read alongside films such as Culloden, Partie de Campagne or Meshes of the Afternoon. The film, a circle of violence, near silent with no thematic context provided, other ...
Duane Hopkins

26.10.09
Duane Hopkins, Sunday. Image courtesy of the artist Duane Hopkins, director of the acclaimed feature Better Things, talks to APEngine about Sunday, a new series of installation works drawing on material from a short film he made seven years ago. Sunday has been shown at Baltic, Gateshead, the Open Eye Galley in Liverpool as part of the AND Festival.  It shows at Cream International Festival for Arts ...