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Film and Animation

  • Film and Animation

    Jock Tamson’s Bairns

    Bella is very proud to support this great new project… PERSPECTIVE is a Scottish politics and arts show created on a super low budget but […]

    Phantom Power 3rd Mar'17 26
  • Film and Animation

    T2: Trainspotting

    Alan Bissett reviews the Trainspotting sequel for Bella. For the past few weeks I’ve been asking anyone I meet – friends, family, taxi drivers, barmen, […]

    Alan Bissett 23rd Jan'17 17
  • Film and Animation

    Red Carpet from Cuba to Scotland

    “Building bridges based on the belief that film becomes art only when its materials are as inexpensive as pencil & paper. Cine Pobre Film Festival […]

    Chris Bartter 7th Nov'16 1
  • Arts & Culture

    The Real Mystery of Flannan Isle

    So the fantastic tale of the Flannan Isles lighthouse is going to be made into a film directed by the award-winning Danish director Kristoffer Nyholm, and […]

    Mike Small 1st Nov'16 26
  • Arts & Culture

    Poetry – The Watt Selection

    Our second instalment of poetry this week comes from Roseanne Watt a poet and PhD student at the University of Stirling, reading in the disciplines of […]

    Roseanne Watt 18th Aug'16 0
  • Film and Animation


    This looks like an excellent addition to the emeregnt new media landscape from the talented Phantom Power Films… “PERSPECTIVE is a new regular documentary series […]

    29th Jul'16 4
  • Film and Animation

    What Is A Radical Film?

    Today is the last day of The Radical Film Network Festival and Unconference in Glasgow. To attend their closing events register here. Here’s Monday’s schedule – this […]

    Pat Kane 2nd May'16 11
  • Film and Animation

    Nowt so Queer as Folk

    There’s nowt so queer as ‘folk’: is the word folk useful anymore? by Jamie Chambers. The Folk Film Gathering – the world’s first folk film […]

    Jamie Chambers 25th Apr'16 4
  • Arts & Culture

    Play Me Something

    Join Bella Caledonia at The Glad Cafe in Glasgow on Wednesday 4th of May, for a rare screening of Play Me Something, a hidden gem of […]

    7th Apr'16 0
  • Film and Animation

    Altered State III

    The third part in the documentary series by Phantom Power. Reflections on Scotland’s First Independence Referendum: Endgame focuses on the post-referendum period. See Part I […]

    Phantom Power 26th Nov'15 59
  • Film and Animation

    Altered State 2

    The second part of Phantom Power’s doc on the referendum … ‘begins with the increasingly desperate ‘No’ campaign arranging Her Majesty’s backing. The impact of […]

    Phantom Power 8th Nov'15 6
  • Film and Animation

    ‘Ravachol’ Trailer

    Here’s a railer for Bernard Cerf’s provocative French film on ‘Ravachol’ (with thanks to Stuart Christie). It’s a melange of documentary and fiction on the […]

    Mike Small 3rd Nov'15 1
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    Cat Boyd 11th Sep'15 1
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    Cat Boyd 7th Aug'15 2

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