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Pick your way through the London Film Festival programme

With 242 features and countless shorts, it's hard to pick your way through the London Film Festival. Here are the main full-length features from Africa, Asia and Latin America.
from Daniel Nelson on Sep 15, 2017.

Setting the stage for a Middle East peace agreement

A new play about the Middle East peace process opens at the National Theatre in September.
from National Theatre on Sep 1, 2017.

New commissioning opportunity for BAMER playwrights

An Opportunity for a BAMER (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic or Refugee) writer - a chance to get a play onto the stage at the Arcola Theatre.
from Arcola on Sep 1, 2017.

A story from the frontlines

As the statue of colonialist Cecil Rhodes came down at the University of Cape Town, seven students wrote 'The Fall'.
from Royal Court on Aug 25, 2017.

Student lawyer-turned-sniper hits the stage

The Angel of Kobani is a female sniper in Syria who killed 100 ISIS extremists - who believe that if they are killed by a woman they cannot enter Paradise.
from Arcola Theatre on Aug 22, 2017.

Docs from around the world

The Open City Documentary Festival in September offers a chance to see the best in international documentary as well as Q&As, panels, workshops, networking and parties.
from Open City Documentary Festival on Aug 5, 2017.

China Changing Festival returns

China Changing Festival returns for its second year, showcasing contemporary China and exploring its creative connection with the UK, returns in October.
from Southbank Centre on Aug 2, 2017.

India on film

A celebration of the diversity of Indian filmmaking and films about India – from Bollywood to Tollywood (home of Telugu and Bengali cinema).
from BFI on Jul 21, 2017.

'Africans don’t go to the pub, they go to the barber'

Set in Lagos, Kampala, Harare, Johannesburg, Accra and London, Inua Ellam’ play opens the doors of the barber shop and shows it’s far more than just a place for a haircut.
from The Stage on Jun 8, 2017.

The Taj: beauty has a price

“If we hadn’t done our jobs tonight, we’d be hanging by our necks in the royal courtyard getting our eyes pecked out by the royal crows."
from Bush Theatree on May 8, 2017.