29 October ‘19

Rolling Press Coverage of BFMAF 2019

Take a look at all the latest reviews and press coverage from this years festival

Fernando Chaves Espinach: La Nancion

Cines en las Fronteras |Cinemas at the Borders (Spanish Language)


Alison Scott and Rosie Roberts: Map Magazine

HAVING FAILED TO GET A ROOM IN A STATIC CARAVAN: A FRAGMENT OF A FRAGMENT: A dual account of a day at Berwick Film and Media Arts Festival 2019.

'We got there in the end, or rather, we got there in the middle. Right in the middle of things, when everything was already moving. We (just) moved with it. Still feeling the gentle, lingering rattle of the bus, and hear its echo in my anxious cough' Alison Scott and Rosie Roberts


Matt Turner: Sight & Sound

Animistic Apparatus: cinema for the spirits

From Thailand to Berwick-upon-Tweed, a group of artists are curating outdoor film screenings for non-human audiences: projecting movies in the black of night to the natural, and supernatural, world. Matt Turner


Marius Hrdy: The Brooklyn Rail

Notes on Berwick: “Why this passion for pictures, why this passion for darkness?”


Christopher Small: Mubi

A Double Dose of British Micro-Festivals

"BFMAF was like a potion that, once consumed, transformed the whole world into a cinema." Christopher Small


Ben R. Nicholson: Hyperallergic

Reimagining Cinema from Nature’s Perspective

"In all corners of the judiciously curated program, questions were asked about who is allowed to make films and video art, and which audiences are permitted to consume them — human or otherwise". Ben R. Nicholson


Marcus Jack: Map Magazine

AGAINST DIALOGUE, OR, WE NEED TO SING TO MOUNTAINS

"Through a sprawling programme of screenings and exhibitions The 15th Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival asks how we communicate when language is forgotten, insufficient or gone: across time, across species, across psychic realms" Marcus Jack






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