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2 December 2011 4:07 PM, PST | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

High Arctic Film Weekend, London

The nights are drawing in, Frozen Planet is on the box, the ice caps are melting – perfect timing for this Arctic-themed event. Today focuses on Inuit culture, with screenings of 1920s "documentary" Nanook Of The North (which was notoriously staged) and Zacharias Kunuk's thrilling fable Atanarjuat – The Fast Runner, plus Kunuk's latest doc, Qapirangajuq, an Inuit response to climate change. Sunday's highlights include vintage Arctic footage and a special preview of the final episode of Frozen Planet.

National Maritime Museum, SE10, Sat & Sun, nmm.ac.uk/visit/events

Shame - Special Previews, Manchester, Bristol

With acclaim for his risky, confrontational debut Hunger, artist-turned-film-maker Steve McQueen has opted for another risky subject for his follow-up. Shame gives us a frank, modern, almost empathic study of a New York sex addict – again played by Hunger star Michael Fassbender – and although it's more conventional than its predecessor, »

- Steve Rose

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1 July 2011 4:07 PM, PDT | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

Studio Ghibli, London

If you've never stepped into the universes of Hayao Miyazaki and co, it's time you discovered what you're missing. These aren't just some of the best animated children's movies ever made; they'e some of the best movies full stop. The vibrant fantasy worlds, airborne adventures and noble junior heroes of Studio Ghibli's movies fascinate kids, but they're richer, more challenging and more psychedelically epic than most of what passes for grown-up fantasy. Avatar looks like Mr Men compared to, say, Princess Mononoke – which deals with similar themes with considerably more nuance. Having first championed them 10 years ago, the Barbican brings back Ghibli classics, from Laputa: Castle In The Sky and My Neighbour Totoro (the best one for young viewers), right up to previews of their latest, Arrietty, a version of The Borrowers.

Barbican Screen EC2, Wed to 31 Jul

Liverpool Arabic Fim Festival

Partly as a result of the Arab Spring, »

- Steve Rose

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