Ewa Jasiewicz explores the complex interplay of class and gender in Pawlikowski's stunning new film.
Dipesh Pandya speaks to documentary film-maker Sanjay Kak, who for 30 years has been working outside the mainstream to tell a story rooted in the struggles of those excluded by India’s militarism and its narrative of neoliberal growth
Book Review: The Day the Music Died – a Memoir
Sheila Rowbotham reviews the memoirs of BBC director and producer, Tony Garnett.
Mustang film review: Three fingers to Erdogan
Laura Nicholson reviews Mustang, Deniz Gamze Erguven’s unashamedly feminist film critique of Turkey’s creeping conservatism
The Confession – a survivor’s story
Robert Rae reviews a new film about former Guantanamo prisoner Moazzam Begg
Edinburgh film festival reviewed
Robert Rae reports from the Edinburgh film festival
It’s time to celebrate multiculturalism again
Ex-Guantanamo detainee Moazzam Begg tells his story in The Confession - a feature length documentary showing in cinemas now. Luke Wilson spoke to director Ashish Ghadiali about the British Asian experience of the War on Terror
The Divide: ‘must-watch’ documentary
Rosanna Hutchings from campaign group Renters' Rights London explains why they hosted a public screenings of this documentary
We Are Many: One day’s lasting legacy
Jerry Whyte reviews We Are Many, a new documentary about the huge anti-war marches of 2003 – and their enduring effects more than a decade on
Udita: the women garment workers standing up for themselves
Tansy Hoskins takes a look at Udita, the new film from acclaimed documentary makers Rainbow Collective about female garment workers in Bangladesh
Pride in the fight
Siobhan McGuirk celebrates the solidarity – and humour – of a film about when lesbians and gay people backed the miners
From the archives: A victim of America—Muhammad Ali and the war against terrorism
When Hollywood bosses were asked by the Bush administration to do their bit in the 'war on terrorism', they signed up eagerly – and they came up with the notion of getting much-loved former heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali to promote US policy. Mike Marqusee tells the story (first published March 2002)
Culture and Revolution: The Pan-African Festival of Algiers
Hamza Hamouchene introduces the revolutionary documentary, The Pan-African Festival of Algiers 1969
Not forgetting who you are
The Happy Lands revisits 1926 in Fife, Scotland, spotlighting one mining community’s stand against austerity. Director Robert Rae talks with two of the actors about mining history, Fife today and Scotland’s future
Into the Fire: a different picture of Greece
Guy Taylor watches an important and urgent film about refugees in Greece caught between the repression of Fortress Europe and the street violence of Golden Dawn
Fighting a plague
Mark Pendleton reviews two film histories of the inspiring story of AIDS activism in the US
The Condition of the Working Class: what’s changed?
Filmmakers Mike Wayne and Deirdre O’Neill discuss their new Engels-inspired documentary, The Condition of the Working Class, with Clive James Nwonka
Days of hope: The Spirit of ’45 review
Ken Loach’s The Spirit of ’45 is not just an exercise in nostalgia but a compelling intervention into the politics of the present, writes Alex Nunns
Film review: The Gatekeepers
Brian Precious reviews a documentary that shows the calculated brutality of Israel’s security services – using their own words
Review: Riots Reframed
Michael Pooler reviews a film that gives an alternative view of the 2011 riots
Riot from Wrong: An example of what journalism could look like
Koos Couvée reviews a film about the riots that gives a different point of view
Film: Who Polices the Police?
Ken Fero, director of 'Who Policies The Police?' writes about the making of the film which examines the complicity of the IPCC in deaths in custody and the struggle of one family for justice
Ill Manors, reductionist politics?
Plan B's debut film portrays extreme anti-social behaviour in working-class and ethnic minority communities. The film could prove to be Conservative propaganda for Broken Britain, argues Clive Nwonka
Review: The Missing Billions
As UK Uncut win their case at the high court to challenge the Goldman Sachs tax deal, Kitty Webster reviews the new documentary 'The Missing Billions'
Review: La Grande Illusion
As a digitally restored version is released, Michael Pooler revisits Jean Renoir's anti-war masterpiece
Venezuela’s hip-hop revolutionaries
Jody McIntyre and Pablo Navarrete report on Venezuela’s Hip Hop Revolución movement
Epitaph to a generation: John Akomfrah interview
Siobhan McGuirk speaks to John Akomfrah about his new film – and the 2011 riots
Blockbusters only please, we’re British!
Filmmaker Clive Nwonka responds to the recently published UK Film Policy Review paper, and David Cameron’s questionable stance on film funding.
A night at the multiplex: an interview with Mark Kermode
Sean Gittins talks to Mark Kermode about modern cinema and the role of the film critic
Review: Black Power Mixtape
Selina Nwulu reviews new civil rights movement documentary Black Power Mixtape
Review: The Fear Factory
Polemic documentary challenges sensationalist media portrayal of youth crime, but suffers from staid approach and lack of young voices, says Georgia Rooney
Amy Hall reviews the film 'Unwatchable' but finds real life even more disturbing