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  • Are music festivals doing enough to tackle sexual harassment? Share your experiences April 23, 2018
    We want to investigate sexual harassment and assault at UK music festivals and monitor people’s experiences this summerReports of rape and other attacks are on the rise, and music festivals are not immune to allegations of rape and sexual assault.A new report from Teen Vogue features interviews with 54 women who attended Coachella, a music […]
    Sarah Marsh and Guardian readers
  • Obey review – powerful, emotional debut dramatises 2011 London riots April 22, 2018
    Jamie Jones’s shrewd drama describes some of the tensions, rage and desperation felt by young people of colour before violence spilled on to the streets in 2011• Sign up for Film Today and get our film team’s highlights of the dayThis movie, from first-time feature director Jamie Jones, takes place amid the London riots of […]
    Peter Bradshaw
  • Zoe review – Ewan McGregor falls for a robot in stylish, dour drama April 22, 2018
    The director of Like Crazy has made another film about a fractured relationship but strong performances can’t save a story that suffers in comparison to similar, better dramasWith 2011’s Like Crazy, writer-director Drake Doremus announced himself as a skilled observer of the heart-swelling highs and soul-crushing lows of being in a relationship. Specifically in that […]
    Benjamin Lee
  • Duck Butter review – intense lesbian romance churns up disappointment April 21, 2018
    Search Party’s Alia Shawkat falls for a Manic Pixie Dream Girl in this occasionally daring but ultimately exhausting 24-hour love storyWriter Mike White and director Miguel Arteta have quietly become one of the most effective yet underrated double acts working in independent film. They’ve created a string of nuanced, darkly funny, usually female-centric films and […]
    Benjamin Lee
  • Stop flagging up the Proms | Brief letters April 20, 2018
    Border guards | Windrush | Enoch Powell | Proms photos | Restricted vocabulary | Ian GrieveThe Home Office is looking for 550 new (junior level) people to manage its borders. Applicants must be UK nationals with an added criteria of having previously served in the police or the army (who don’t restrict their posts to […]
  • Al Pacino on Scarface 35 years later: ‘Bombast was what we were trying to say’ April 20, 2018
    The team behind the crime classic reunited at the Tribeca film festival to celebrate the film’s 35th anniversary with some awkward moments• Sign up for Film Today and get our film team’s highlights of the dayWhen he declared that the world (and everything in it) was coming to him, the audience cheered. When he shot […]
    Jordan Hoffman
  • Lars von Trier’s Cannes return proves festival is still in thrall to male privilege April 20, 2018
    Cannes’ efforts to get von Trier back on board, along with its weak record on women directors, shows it has failed to get to grips with the era of Time’s Up• Sign up for Film Today and get our film team’s highlights of the dayTime heals, particularly at the Cannes film festival, which has welcomed […]
    Kate Muir
  • From Kendrick's Pulitzer to Beychella: how the mainstream woke up to black excellence April 19, 2018
    This week the unparalleled contributions of black performers were finally recognised by the establishment. Why has it taken so long?Did she just say … Kendrick Lamar? The satisfied little smile on Pulitzer prize administrator Dana Canedy’s face as she announced the final award of the afternoon confirmed what I thought I surely had misheard. In […]
    Kyla Marshell
  • Cannes film festival 2018: full list of films April 19, 2018
    The official selection has been announced for the 71st Cannes film festival running 8-19 May. Here are all the titles screening•Sign up for Film Today and get our film team’s highlights of the dayCompetitionEverybody Knows (dir: Asghar Farhadi) – opening filmAt War (dir: Stéphane Brizé)The Wild Pear Tree (dir: Nuro Bilge Ceylan)Ayka (dir: Sergei Dvortsevoy)Dogman […]
    Guardian film
  • Terry Gilliam's Don Quixote film to receive premiere at Cannes after two-decade wait April 19, 2018
    Long-gestating Man Who Killed Don Quixote confirmed as the festival’s closing film, while Lars Von Trier makes his Cannes return after seven years away•Sign up for Film Today and get our film team’s highlights of the dayTerry Gilliam’s long-awaited The Man Who Killed Don Quixote will receive a world premiere at the Cannes film festival, […]
    Andrew Pulver