As all good things must come to an end, so must our time as Film & TV's Editorial team. With this change marching on, and the academic year coming to an end with a whisper, not a bang: we are reminiscing on some of film and television's saddest goodbyes and season closes
In the last few days, a petition has been going around demanding that Parliament compels universities affected by the recent round of UCU strikes to repay students’ tuition fees. I’ve seen it pop up a fair few times on my social media feeds and I feel the sentiment behind it, really I do.
If you’ve heard of Tarell Alvin McCraney, it’s probably as a result of his work on Moonlight (2016), the exquisite queer, African-American coming-of-age story that was based off In Moonlight, Black Boys Look Blue, a project McCraney had written whilst in drama school.
2019 was a year of highs and lows, in cinema and the wider world. Entertainment Sub-Editor Siavash Minoukadeh was lucky enough to catch a series of premieres at the London Film Festival, including A Son (Bik Eneich: Un Fils, 2019)
Céline Sciamma's critically-acclaimed feature arrived at the Watershed Bristol as part of the French Film Festival last week, featuring a rich blend of striking cinematography, powerful musicality and exquisite performances.