13th
An in-depth look at the prison system in the United States and how it reveals the nation's history of racial inequality.
95 And 6 To Go
In this affectionate portrait, the filmmaker finds an unlikely creative collaborator in her 90-year-old grandfather.
Amanda Knox
The 2007 murder of a British exchange student Meredith Kercher in Perugia, Italy is a case study in the vagaries of crime and punishment.
Big Sonia
A Holocaust survivor with an outsized personality faces her biggest fear: retirement.
Borderline
A portrait of a New Yorker living with Borderline Personality Disorder as she seeks self acceptance and recovery.
Cameraperson
Cinematographer Kirsten Johnson documents her career working with filmmakers.
Citizen Jane: Battle For The City
In the 1960s, writer and activist Jane Jacobs fights against NYC’s most ruthless power broker, Robert Moses, and his draconian urban redevelopment plans.

D

David Lynch: The Art Life
Documentary about the American filmmaker.
Diving Into The Unknown
The survivors of a cave accident risk their lives to bring the bodies of their friends to the surface.
Finding Oscar
The search for justice after the state-sponsored Dos Erres massacre in Guatemala.
Fire At Sea
A documentary looking at the inhabitants of Lampedusa and the desperate attempts made by refugees to reach the island.
Girl Unbound: The War To Be Her
A young woman represents Pakistan on the national squash team, despite the Taliban's threats.
The Graduation
A documentary about selection procedures at cinema school La Fémis in Paris.
The Guys Next Door
A married woman in her 40s, with a husband and three children, is also the surrogate mother for her married gay friends' children.

I

The Islands And The Whales
The relationship between the Faroe Islands and whales.
I Am Not Your Negro
Essay film based on James Baldwin's writing about the story of race in modern America.
Jim: The James Foley Story
A documentary about the life and work of American journalist James Foley, who was killed by terrorists in 2014.
Letters From Baghdad
The story of Gertrude Bell, who shaped the destiny of Iraq after the First World War.
Life, Animated
The story of an autistic man who was able to reconnect with his family via Disney films.
The Lure
The story of an eccentric millionaire's buried treasure and those who are searching for it.

M

Miss Sharon Jones!
Following the star as she undergoes treatment for cancer and tries to mount a comeback.
Off The Rails
A documentary about a man who loves public transport vehicles so much that he keeps borrowing them.
OJ: Made In America
More than 20 years later, Ezra Edelman revisits not only OJ Simpson's infamous "trial of the century," but the story of his entire life.

R

Santoalla
Documentary about a conflict that arose between Dutch incomers to a small Spanish town and the traditions of the sole remaining residents.
Swim Team
The Jersey Hammerheads is a competitive swim team made up of a diverse group of teens on the autism spectrum.
Thy Father's Chair
Orthodox Jewish identical twin hoarders finally allow a cleaning crew to save their Brooklyn home.
Tony Conrad: Completely In The Present
Documentary about groundbreaking avant-garde multimedia artist Tony Conrad, whose work in experimental film and video, music and sound art spans more than 50 years.

V

Weiner
Documentary about mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner.
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A nice cup of tea and a murder Jamie McKeller on The Book Club, legalising murder, serial killers and cake.

Completing the trip Bertrand Tavernier on Jacques Becker, Claude Sautet, Jean-Pierre Melville and his Journey Through French Cinema.

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