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Louis Roberts


Film and literature lover with a particular interest in Bertolucci, Linklater, Lumet and Sciamma

Louis is a freelance writer and digital communications professional based in Liverpool. His love affair with independent film began at Manchester’s dearly departed Cornerhouse in the early 2010s, and ever since he has combined his love of film, literature and languages to uncover hidden gems and raise the profile of world cinema in the UK. With a particular interest in cinema as a spatial and temporal medium, Louis’ favourite directors include Bernardo Bertolucci, Sidney Lumet, Richard Linklater and Céline Sciamma.

Alongside writing about film, Louis has worked at the Phoenix Cinema and Arts Centre in Leicester, and is currently part of the team behind Wigan and Leigh Short Film Festival. He also dabbles in political campaigning and translation from Italian to English.

Other posts by Louis Roberts
Provocative and unabashed German film portrays the sexually intensive relationship between plus-size model and a paraplegic dancer - Best Performance Leopard winner at Locarno [Read More...]

British actor and rapper Riz Ahmed excels as a man grappling with his clashing cultural identities, in French-Algerian director’s bold new film - from the 3rd Red Sea International Film Festival [Read More...]

What Remains
Stellan Skarsgard and Andrea Riseborough star in psychological crime drama about serial killer in a Scandinavian psychiatric hospital - on VoD on Monday, July 15th [Read More...]

The Body Politic
Baltimore's young and visionary mayor jeopardises his career and even his personal life by embarking on a crusade against chronic violence from the streets of his city - from Sheffield Doc Fest [Read More...]

War and Justice
Documentary about the International Criminal Court is enrapturing and compelling, heightened by the real-life performance of Argentine prosecutor Luis Moreno Ocampo - from the 40th Munich Film Fest [Read More...]

In the Rearview
Almost entirely set on the director's own minibus, documentary about Ukrainian refugees impresses with its non-intrusive and casual approach - vital piece of filmmaking wins the top prize at Sheffield Doc Fest [Read More...]

La Syndicaliste (aka The Sitting Duck)
A magnificent Isabelle Huppert stars as the head union chief of a French multinational nuclear powerhouse, in this real-life thriller - on VoD on Monday, August 21st [Read More...]

Love According to Dalva
Raw study of girl sexually abused and still infatuated by her father boasts spectacular performances, and never lapses into cliches - on VoD on Monday, September 11th [Read More...]

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