Film review: The Hummingbird by Francesca Archibugi starring Pierfrancesco FavinoMar 10 2023
It was a real honour to meet Italian film director Francesca Archibugi last night at the UK premiere of her latest flick The Hummingbird (Il Colibrì in Italian), during the Cinema Made in Italy Festival. Archibugi is known for her meditative films “Vivere”, “Mignon Has come to stay” and “Tomorrow”.
The Hummingbird is a captivating adaptation of Sandro Veronesi’s eponymous novel. The plot of the film revolves around a middle-aged man named Marco Carrera (Pierfrancesco Favino), who is a successful doctor but is dealing with a lot of personal and emotional problems. His marriage is falling apart, and he has a complicated relationship with his teenage daughter. The film is deeply compassionate following Marco’s journey on his path of self-discovery.
London Mums’ ultimate Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2023Mar 10 2023
London Mums’ ultimate Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2023 is finally here. With Mother’s day a little over one week away, the search for thoughtful gifts for some of the most special women in our lives is well underway. As experts in motherhood, we have put together a gifting wish list and tips on how you can make the mother figure in your life feel extra special this year.
Say goodbye to broken nights: Meet ‘My Sleeping Grace’Mar 09 2023
Meet Keri Rock – Child Sleep Consultant, Women’s Holistic Health Coach & Founder of My Sleeping Grace.
Keri is on a mission to support Mums on their motherhood journey. From ensuring families are all getting optimal sleep to thrive to helping you smash goals you didn’t know you could or empowering mums to find their own sense of balance, health and wellness. Her passion is Sleep! Having battled with severe PND (post natal depression) after her son was born, she is very aware how sleep and broken nights can impact every aspect of daily life.
Film review: Champions starring Woody HarrelsonMar 09 2023
Directed by Bobby Farrell, Champions, based on a true story is a heart-warming tale about Marcus a minor-league basketball coach, played by Woody Harrelson, who is fired from his job after an altercation with the head coach. This leads on to an arrest for drunk driving, luckily for him he’s able to avoid jail and is issued with 90 days of community service coaching a team of players called ‘the Friends’ who have intellectual disabilities.
How a sensory approach to exploring food can help children with SENDMar 08 2023
I’m Dr Lucy Cooke and I am research psychologist specialising in children’s eating behaviour and expert advisor on the non-profit kids game Teach Your Monster: Adventurous Eating. In this blog for London Mums magazine, I’ll explain how a sensory approach to exploring food can help children with SEND.
Cinema Made in Italy opens its 2023 edition in London 9th – 13th March 2023Mar 08 2023
Cinecittà, Institut Français and The Italian Cultural Institute in London have announced the full line up of films for the 13th edition of CINEMA MADE IN ITALY which will take place at the Cine Lumiere between 9 and 13 March 2023.
CINEMA MADE IN ITALY showcases the best of Italian cinema with eleven new releases forming the heart of the programme all curated by CEO of Film London and British Film Commission, Adrian Wootton OBE. Audiences will have the chance to catch the cutting edge of Italian cinema with many films having their UK premiere as part of the festival as well as enjoying a classic of Italian cinema which this year is the cult comedy Fantozzi from 1975.