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First Look 2012: Cultural Olympiad Films

Posted by Rob Alderson,

I don’t know if you’ve heard but the Olympics is happening in London this summer (I know –they’ve kept it under wraps!) and alongside the big celebration of sporty types there’s a cultural Olympiad that is assembling its own world-class talent. There’s plenty of highlights, but for now why not whet your appetite for new films from Mike Leigh and Lynne Ramsey, featuring a London family’s sporting obsessions and a poetic meditation on swimming respectively.

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Posted by Rob Alderson

Editor-in-Chief Rob oversees editorial across all three It’s Nice That platforms; online, print and events. He has a background in newspaper journalism and a particular interest in art, advertising and photography. He is the main host of the Studio Audience podcast.