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Regular film show from the Cinetopia podcast team, reviewing the latest releases (slanted towards arthouse cinema), and interviews with film professionals as well as highlighting industry specific masterclasses we produce in Edinburgh.

Cinetopia is a organisation aiming to make film and filmmaking more approachable and diverse within Edinburgh and beyond. We offer low-cost film screenings for local communities & organise free networking events that bring filmmakers in the early stages of their careers together with seasoned professionals and festival directors together.

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Regular film show from the Cinetopia podcast team, reviewing the latest releases (slanted towards arthouse cinema), and interviews with film professionals as well as highlighting industry specific masterclasses we produce in Edinburgh.

Cinetopia is a organisation aiming to make film and filmmaking more approachable and diverse within Edinburgh and beyond. We offer low-cost film screenings for local communities & organise free networking events that bring filmmakers in the early stages of their careers together with seasoned professionals and festival directors together.

    August 2022 on EH-FM: Edinburgh International Film Festival

    August 2022 on EH-FM: Edinburgh International Film Festival

    The Cinetopia radio team including Amanda Rogers, Cinetopia founder, Jim Ross, Editor-in-Chief of Take One Magazine, Isobel Salamon, and Clara Strachan review three films part of this year's Edinburgh International Film Festival in this EH-FM special. In this episode the team review the festival's opener, AFTERSUN, directed by Scottish filmmaker, Charlotte Wells, starring Paul Mescal and Francesca Corio, which made its UK premiere in Edinburgh after winning a jury prize at Cannes earlier this year. The team also reviews the New Zealand comedy, NUDE TUESDAY, directed by Armağan Ballantyne, showcasing the festival's mid-gala film. Finally, the team reviews OFFICIAL COMPETITION, directed by Argentine directors Gastón Duprat, Mariano Cohn and starring Penelope Cruz, Antonio Banderas, and Oscar Martinez. The group also shares their overview of what to look out for in the rest of the festival programme. 

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    June 2022 on EH-FM: Jurassic Park Dominion, Canon Arms and the Arcade Quest, Pleasure, a preview of the Sheffield Doc/Fest plus an interview with Cinemaattic

    June 2022 on EH-FM: Jurassic Park Dominion, Canon Arms and the Arcade Quest, Pleasure, a preview of the Sheffield Doc/Fest plus an interview with Cinemaattic

    In our June edition of the show, Cinetopia founder Amanda Rogers is joined by co-Producer and Take One Magazine Editor-in-Chief, Jim Ross, as well as Cinetopia programmer, Amaya Banuelos Marco, to review six films: The big dinosaur blockbuster, Jurassic World Dominion, Mads Hedegaard's documentary Cannon Arm and the Arcade Quest about Danish unsung heroes of retro 80s arcade games, Ninja Thyberg's striking and provocative first feature, Pleasure, that takes a detailed look into the Los Angeles-based porn industry. We also review three films as part of this year's Sheffield Doc/Fest: I Didn’t see you there by Reid Davenport, Swing And Sway by Fernanda Pessoa and Chica Barbosa, and finally, Midwives by Snow Hnin Ei Hlaing.
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    8:05 - Jurassic World Dominion (Dir: Colin Trevorrow)
    30:23 - Cannon Arm and the Arcade Quest (Dir: Mads Hedegaard)
    48:20 - Pleasure (Dir: Ninja Thyberg)
    I Didn’t see you there (Dir: Reid Davenport)
     Swing And Sway (Dir: Fernanda Pessoa and Chica Barbosa)
    Midwives - Snow Hnin Ei Hlaing
    Interview with Rafael Cueto from CinemaAttic 
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    • 1 hr 54 min
    May 2022 on EH-FM: Everything Everywhere All at Once, Between Two Worlds, Dr. Strange, Emergency, and the Innocents

    May 2022 on EH-FM: Everything Everywhere All at Once, Between Two Worlds, Dr. Strange, Emergency, and the Innocents

    In our May edition of the show, Cinetopia founder Amanda Rogers is joined by co-Producer and Take One Magazine Editor-in-Chief Jim Ross as well as film critics Simon Bowie, Garry Arnot, and Clara Strachan. Together they review five films this month: The uber-hyped new release from the Daniels, 'Everything Everywhere all at Once,' Emmanuel Carrère's French social realist docu-drama, 'Between Two Worlds,' 'Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness,' MCU's latest mega-blockbuster, Carey William's Sundance sensation, 'Emergency' and Eskil Vogt's Norwegian thriller, 'The Innocents.' Lots of films and lots of opinions from our regular team of film critics.



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    5:45 - Everything Everywhere all at Once (Dir: The Daniels)

    26:23 - Between Two Worlds (Dir: Emmanuel Carrère)

    38:30 - Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (Dir: Sam Raimi)

    47:38 - Emergency (Dir: Carey Williams)

    1:01:50 - The Innocents (Dir: Eskil Vogt)

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    April 2022 on EH-FM

    April 2022 on EH-FM

    In the April edition of the show,  Cinetopia founder Amanda Rogers is joined by Garry Arnot to review Robert Eggers's Viking epic, The Northman, the new adventure rom-com, The Lost City, and the new Finnish film, Compartment No. 6 directed by Juho Kuosmanen.  Amanda also talked to Laura Wadha, director of the short documentary Born in Damascus, which recently won the Crystal Bear at the Berlinale Film Festival for best short film. All that plus a little Oscar chat (of course) on this month's episode of the Cinetopia show.

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    March 2022 on EH-FM: Glasgow Film Festival Special including reviews of The Worst Person the World, Happening, and Benediction. Interview with Jonas Chernick from Ashgrove and a Berlinale 2022 recap

    March 2022 on EH-FM: Glasgow Film Festival Special including reviews of The Worst Person the World, Happening, and Benediction. Interview with Jonas Chernick from Ashgrove and a Berlinale 2022 recap

    In this special edition of the show, we cover the Glasgow Film Festival 2022, Cinetopia founder Amanda Rogers is joined by film critics Simon Bowie and Garry Arnot. Together they review three films screening at the festival: Joachim Trier's The Worst Person in the World, Audrey Diwan's Happening, and Benediction, the latest film by Terence Davies. Amanda also talked to Jonas Chernick, writer, producer and actor of the film Ashgrove which made its World Premiere this year at GFF. Amanda and fellow Cinetopia programmer, Amaya Banuelos Marco, also give an overview of their time attending this year's Berlinale Film Festival.

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    15:41 - The Worst Person in the World (Dir: Joachim Trier)

    30:59 - Happening (Dir: Audrey Diwan)

    43:20 - Film 3 (Dir: Terence Davies)

    01:04:45 - Interview with Jonas Chernick from Ashgrove

    01:18:15 - Berlinale 2022 Coverage

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    • 1 hr 39 min
    February 2022 on EH-FM: Nightmare Alley, Parallel Mothers, Flee, Cow

    February 2022 on EH-FM: Nightmare Alley, Parallel Mothers, Flee, Cow

    This month, Cinetopia founder and show host Amanda Rogers (www.cinetopiahub.com) is joined by show co-producer Jim Ross (TAKEONECinema.net Managing Editor) and returning contributors Stephanie Brown and Isobel Salamon. Together they look at Guillermo del Toro's NIGHTMARE ALLEY, Pedro Almodóvar's PARALLEL MOTHERS, the 3-time Oscar and BAFTA nominated animated documentary film, FLEE directed by Jonas Poher Rasmussen, and Andrea Arnold's BAFTA nominated documentary film, COW.



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    07:05 - Nightmare Alley (Dir: Guillermo del Toro)

    32:40 - Parallel Mothers (Dir: Pedro Almodóvar)

    46:15 - Flee (Dir: Jonas Poher Rasmussen)

    1:06:15 - Cow (Dir: Andrea Arnold)

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