Classic and contemporary African films come to Scotland this autumn

Classic and contemporary African films come to Scotland this autumn

Africa in Motion, Scotland’s major annual celebration of African cinema, returns for the 12th year to bring audiences in Edinburgh and Glasgow a wide variety of creative stories from across the African continent from 27 October until 5 November. This year the festival will undertake journeys across the continent and beyond, looking at both African and Black identities globally. Strands will include a programme of African Lost Classics, bringing artistically innovative, but rare and little-known,…

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Patty Jenkins will return to direct Wonder Woman sequel

Patty Jenkins will return to direct Wonder Woman sequel

Patty Jenkins will return as director for Wonder Woman 2, it has been confirmed. Jenkins helmed the first Wonder Woman movie, which starred Gal Gadot and was a massive hit at the box office this summer. The sequel was recently confirmed at Comic-Con and has a release date of December 13, 2019. Gadot – who first made her appearance as Wonder Woman in Zack Snyder’s Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice – has also been…

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Watch first trailer for Assassin’s Creed movie

Watch first trailer for Assassin’s Creed movie

The first trailer for the forthcoming movie adaptation of the mega-popular video games series Assassin’s Creed has been posted online. The eagerly-awaited big screen working of the video game franchise, which is due in cinemas this December, boasts an all-star cast, including Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Michael K. Williams, and Jeremy Irons. You can watch the trailer below which is soundtracked by rap superstar Kanye West’s I Am A God. The Assassin’s Creed franchise has sold in excess of 70 million games…

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Watch the trailer for Pedro Almodovar’s new film

Watch the trailer for Pedro Almodovar’s new film

The official trailer has been released for Oscar-winning Spanish auteur Pedro Almodóvar’s eagerly-awaited new film, Julieta, which opens in Edinburgh cinemas on 26 August. Based on stories by Alice Monro, the film stars Emma Suarez, Adriana Ugarte, Rossy de Palma and Michelle Jenner, with Almodóvar on writing and directing duties. Originally titled Silencio, the name was changed by Almodóvar to avoid confusion with Martin Scorsese’s Silence, as both films are due for release this year. Explaining the decision to rename the…

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