London Film Festival 2014

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National Gallery and Tender
The Green Prince (Country: Germany, UK, Israel; Year: 2013; Director: Nadav Schirman; Writer: Nadav Schirman, Mosab Hassan Yousef; Stars: Mosab Hassan Yousef, Gonen Ben Yitzhak)
How the son of a senior leader of Hamas spied for the Israeli secret services over the course of a decade.
Guidelines (La marche à suivre) (Country: Canada; Year: 2014; Director: Jean-François Caissy)
Documentary about youngsters on the cusp of adolescence.
Hockney (Country: UK; Year: 2014; Director: Randall Wright)
Portrait of the artist.
The Immortalists (Country: UK, US, India; Year: 2013; Director: David Alvarado, Jason Sussberg; Writer: Jason Sussberg)
Story of two scientists set on finding a way to prolong life.
In The Basement (Im Keller) (Country: Austria; Year: 2014; Director: Ulrich Seidl; Writer: Ulrich Seidl)
A film which seeks to depict Austrians’ relationship with their basements.
Stray Dog Stray Dog
Stray Dog and Maidan
Maidan (Country: Ukraine, Netherlands; Year: 2014; Director: Sergei Loznitsa)
A documentary about the unrest in Ukraine in 2013 and 2014.
National Gallery (Country: France, USA, UK; Year: 2014; Director: Frederick Wiseman)
A documentary exploring the National Gallery in London.
Ne Me Quitte Pas (Country: Netherlands, Belgium; Year: 2013; Director: Sabine Lubbe Bakker, Niels van Koevorden; Writer: Sabine Lubbe Bakker, Niels van Koevorden)
Left by his wife for another man, Marcel falls into alcoholism and a deep depression, with only his friend Bob, also an alcoholic, to look after him. The friendship between the two men captures the frailty of the male ego and the natural comedy borne from their candid conversations. Ne Me Quitte Pas follows this downward spiral of mid-life crisis in a tender, often humorous, sometimes disturbing, examination of the ‘crisis of masculinity,’ alongside a mesmerizing exploration of mundane rural existence.
The Possibilities Are Endless (Country: UK; Year: 2014; Director: James Hall, Edward Lovelace; Stars: Edwyn Collins, William Collins, Grace Maxwell, Yasmin Paige)
Account of singer Edwyn Collins’ long and difficult recovery from a stroke.
Silvered Water, Syria Self-Portrait (Ma'a al-Fidda, Eau Argentee) (Country: Syria; Year: 2014; Director: Mohammed Ossama; Writer: Wiam Bedirxan, Mohammed Ossama)
A portrait of Syria.
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The Green Prince and In The Basement
Stray Dog (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: Debra Granik; Writer: Debra Granik; Stars: Ronnie Hall)
Portrait of American war vet and biker Ronnie ‘Stray Dog’ Hall.
Tender (Country: Australia; Year: 2013; Director: Lynette Wallworth; Writer: Lynette Wallworth)
A close-knit community in Australia start up a not-for-profit funeral service.
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