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London Film Festival 2019 – Yves Saint Laurent: The Last Collections

Director: Olivier Meyrou Reviewer: Maryam Philpott It is unusual for a fashion film to barely focus on the clothes, but big couture houses are also a business, one with hierarchies, disagreements and terrible pressures to deliver perfection. Olivier Meyrou’s documentary Yves Saint Laurent: The Last Collections is really an examination of co-founder and business partner Pierre Bergé and his attempts ...

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London Film Festival 2019 – The Last Black Man In San Francisco

Writers: Joe Talbot, Rob Richert and Jimmie Fails Director: Joe Talbot Reviewer: Richard Maguire ‘Fuck San Francisco’ exclaims one character in this film about the city’s on-going gentrification. Indeed, to many people the gentrification of San Francisco is complete; the white middle-class has taken over all the areas that were once home to the black and/or working-class communities. With them, ...

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