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Matt Turner

Matt Turner is a writer and programmer based in London. He has written for places including MUBI Notebook, Sight & Sound, Little White Lies, Variety, BOMB Magazine and The Brooklyn Rail, and runs the experimental film screening series LOST FUTURES.


Articles by Matt Turner

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  • Film highlights of Sheffield Doc/Fest 2018

    The 25th edition of the Sheffield International Documentary Festival was something of a feast of new nonfiction. We invited five of our contributors in attendance to tip us to their top finds.

    Thursday, July 5, 2018


  • Scott Barley’s eternal gloaming

    One-man wild landscape artist Scott Barley has been creating elegantly etherealised collages of nature’s sublime since 2012 – usually shot at dusk, sometimes including horses. “It’s when I feel most alive,” he tells Matt Turner upon the release of his first feature, Sleep Has Her House – “to be in such awe that you’re rendered small, meaningless and afraid.”

    Wednesday, July 4, 2018


  • Margaret Salmon in the round

    Tramway Glasgow’s retrospective of 20 years of the trans-Atlantic artist’s movies brings together her major works, minor and marginalia, and even a live performance of 2017’s Mm, into a marvellous whole, says Matt Turner.

    Saturday, March 10, 2018


  • SLEEPCINEMAHOTEL: Apichatpong curates our dreams in Rotterdam

    At IFFR, the Thai director created a dormitory-cinema, where silent films are projected onto a giant screen – and perhaps into the subconsciousness of the sleeping audience too, writes Matt Turner.

    Sunday, February 4, 2018


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