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Elle programme note

Elle is one of the year's most provocative and challenging films. Sean Welsh provides some context, with perspectives on the film from cast, crew and critics.

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Moonlight Programme Note

Identity is a crucial aspect of Barry Jenkins' adaptation of Tarell Alvin McCraney's unproduced play 'In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue'.

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Toni Erdmann Programme Notes

'For her third feature, Ade has returned to her family for inspiration and particularly her music teacher father.'

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For one brief shining moment: Jackie

One of the defining images of the 1960’s was of Jackie Kennedy wearing a pink Chanel suit stained with her husband’s blood.

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Emotion and Absence: Manchester by the Sea

Marc David Jacobs discusses the role and power of grief in Manchester by the Sea.

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Silence Programme Note

Martin Scorsese’s long-gestating adaptation of Shūsaku Endō’s 1966 novel Silence is a film about faith, arguably exclusively for people of faith.

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BA Performance Students talks Visible Cinema: RCS Curates

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland BA performance students share their thoughts on the next installment of Visible Cinema: RCS Curates

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2001: A Space Odyssey Programme Note

‘..its origin and purpose still a total mystery.’ Dr Heywood R Floyd

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The Son of Joseph Programme Note

There is something quietly iconoclastic about Eugène Green’s latest film Le Fils de Joseph, and the clue is quite clearly in the name.

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‘You go and do it.’ - Chi-Raq Programme Note

Sean Welsh discusses the origins of Spike Lee's vital and searing satire on American gun violence.

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Paterson Programme Note

The latest film from cult auteur Jim Jarmuch is a quiet, meditative look at the life of a poet and bus driver.

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Production Notes: Dawn of the Deaf

Rob Savage discusses his short film Dawn of the Deaf, screening as part of a Visible Cinema programme curated by Royal Conservatoire of Scotland students.

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