New Trance trailer not for the faint hearted.
In celebration of Burns Night, we at Best for Film have compiled our favourite Scottish films, whether they be set in Scotland, or made by Scottish directors, all these films have made a name for themselves internationally as well as domestically, proving that Scotland has a rich cinematic history. In no particular order, these films are all worthy of a watch, or a second watch if you’ve already seen them. With so much to be patriotic about, ol’ Rabbie Burns would be proud.
While the London Film Festival is getting under-way elsewhere in the capital, there’s a much more intimate celebration of film occurring elsewhere. Hidden away in the depths of East London is the 3 Mills film studio, which has become something of a home-from-home for stop-motion animation, and has attracted its share of big live action film-makers too, in recent years. They’re hosting a four-day event to celebrate their output.
Kolkata, West Bengal recently hosted its 17th annual film festival, screening over 150 films over its 7 day run. Bollywood and Hollywood weren’t invited. We were. Not so hot on your Bengali film-making? Want to get to grips with Tollywood? Read on, and learn a bit more about the other side of Indian cinema…