Cinema Profile: Dundee Contemporary Arts (DCA)

Dundee Contemporary Arts, DCA for short, is Dundee’s leading multi-purpose arts venue. Located in the heart of the city, avoiding competition from the two multiplexes (Cineworld and Odeon) set up at either end of the city’s Kingsway bypass, DCA comprises of an exhibition gallery, print studio, restaurant and relaxing cafe/bar area. What makes DCA so special, though, is its two-screen cinema.

Dedicated to showcasing a mix of films, from old to new and blockbusters to independent features, DCA do what they do with passion, determination and a Continue reading “Cinema Profile: Dundee Contemporary Arts (DCA)”

Review: A Cat In Paris (2010)

A Cat In Paris kicked off this year’s Discovery Film Festival, a local film festival initiated by DCA Dundee aimed squarely at introducing children to world cinema. A deliberately old-fashioned animation, A Cat In Paris proves to be the perfect remedy to the mass-produced CGI that’s become the norm over the past two decades.

Propelled into silence after the death of her father to crook Victor Costa (Jean Benguigui), Zoé (Oriane Zani) leads a quiet life with her cat, Dino. With Continue reading “Review: A Cat In Paris (2010)”