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Ultraviolence – LFF 2020 Review

In 2001, director Ken Fero released Injustice, a documentary examining the killings of Black people in police custody in the UK. Ten years in the making, Ultraviolence is Fero’s emphatic and essential...
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Stray – LFF 2020 Review

Told almost entirely from the point of view of strays roaming the crowded streets of Istanbul, Elizabeth Lo’s first feature film Stray seeks to challenge notions of exclusion amongst the chaos of overcrowded...
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Time – LFF 2020 Review

In Garrett Bradley’s documentary Time, Sibil "Fox" Richardson is working to have her husband Robert released from prison. She believes his sentence—60 years for armed bank robbery—is oppressively and...
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I Am Samuel – LFF 2020 Review

“Alex is the love of my life… we belong together.” What appears to be a sweet and earnest declaration of love from Samuel, the subject of Peter Murimi’s vital documentary, swiftly becomes a defiant...
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The Cost of Living – Review

How much does a person need to live? And how much does it cost – materially and psychologically, in terms of the immediate present and future possibilities – to be poor? The Cost of Living makes no delay...
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The Fight – Review

The Fight is a film of great baseline competence and only scant insight. As a document of four emblematic battles brought by the American Civil Liberties Union against the Trump administration—respectively...