A man has to tell a story to save his life this week in Night Of The Kings while a young woman wrestles with alcoholism in Justine. A woman has to fight off the same assailant every night in Lucky - we spoke to director Natasha Kermani - while a hairdresser nurses a potentially deadly obsession in The Stylist. You can explore the oral history of the Western Isles in Iorram (Boat Song), follow the story of a punk legend in Poly Styrene: I Am A Cliché, or see theoretical physicists at work in Black Holes: The Edge Of All We Know. The death of Jamal Khashoggi is the focus of The Dissident, everyday life in the Middle East is depicted in Notturno - see our interview with director Gianfranco Rosi - and the work of painter James Morrison features in Eye Of The Storm. A carer fears for her Down syndrome client in Dementer, a family is threatened in The Dark And The Wicked, and The United States Vs Billie Holiday charts the targeting of the blues singer. Plus we're bringing you news, reviews and interviews from the Glasgow Film Festival.


Anna Kerrigan shares further thoughts on Cowboys Link #GFF21

The wide-ranging impact of the death penalty is considered in portmanteau film There Is No Evil Link #GFF21

A put-upon woman decides to get married to herself in Rosa's Wedding Link #GFF21

A burglar must solve a mystery before he can escape in The Woman With Leopard Shoes Link #GFF21 #FrightFest

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A cruel prince devotes himself to Satan and lives a life of excess, but just beyond his castle gates lurks a deadly plague.
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Multi-textual examination of a mass-murder


We're currently covering the Glasgow Film Festival, where Rosa's Wedding is screening - and the Berlin Film Festival. There's some highlights from Glasgow, along with other streaming recommendations in this week's Stay-At-Home Seven and we're taking our Streaming Spotlight on the trail of trials.


Back on the trail Anna Kerrigan on depicting mental illness and creating backstories for Cowboys

Portrait of a killing Woo Min-ho on the death of President Park and The Man Standing Next

Secret agent men Ollie Aslin and Gary Lennon on low budget espionage and Castro’s Spies

Taking possession Christopher Alender, Marcos Gabriel and Brigitte Kali Canales on The Old Ways

Brothers on a journey Nick and Alex Bourne on Down syndrome, siblings, and travelling the world to film Handsome

Bad Luck Banging Or Loony Porn wins Golden Bear Radu Jude takes top prize at virtual edition

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