London Film Festival 2016

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13th and American Honey
13th (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Ava DuVernay)
An in-depth look at the prison system in the United States and how it reveals the nation's history of racial inequality.
American Honey (Country: UK, US; Year: 2016; Director: Andrea Arnold; Writer: Andrea Arnold; Stars: Sasha Lane, Shia LaBeouf, McCaul Lombardi, Arielle Holmes, Crystal Ice, Veronica Ezell, Chad Cox, Garry Howell, Kenneth Kory Tucker, Raymond Coalson, Isaiah Stone, Dakota Powers, Shawna Rae Moseley, Chris Wright, Riley Keough)
A teenager joins a travelling magazine sales crew and gets swept up in hard partying and young love.
Ascent (Country: Japan, Netherlands; Year: 2016; Director: Fiona Tan; Writer: Fiona Tan; Stars: Hiroki Hasegawa)
Experimental journey to Mount Fuji.
Before The Flood (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Fisher Stevens; Writer: Mark Monroe; Stars: Bill Clinton, Leonardo DiCaprio, John Kerry, Barack Obama)
Examination of climate change and what we can do about it.
It's Only The End Of The World (Juste la fin du monde) (Country: Canada, France; Year: 2016; Director: Xavier Dolan; Writer: Xavier Dolan, Jean-Luc Lagarce; Stars: Léa Seydoux, Marion Cotillard, Vincent Cassel, Gaspard Ulliel, Nathalie Baye)
A writer returns home after a long absence to tell his family he is terminally ill.
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