A Hungarian village becomes a mirror for the failure of an entire society.
Avanti Popolo
A son tries to reconnect with his father in a film that explores the nature of film.
Ridley Scott's fabulously frightening grimy spaceship classic.
Angry Inuk
An Inuk filmmaker takes a close look at the central role of seal hunting in the lives of the Inuit.
Reality starts to shift after a couple take a break to try to rebuild their marriage.
Annie Hall
A neurotic Jewish New York comedian attempts to have a relationship with a free spirited young woman who visits the same shrink.
Berlin Syndrome
A passionate holiday romance leads to an obsessive relationship, when an tourist wakes one morning in a Berlin apartment and is unable to leave.
Blade Runner: The Final Cut
The final cut is the deepest for Ridley Scott's remastered sci-fi epic.
Call Me By Your Name
First love blooms over a long, hot summer for a teenager in Italy.
Chariots Of Fire
Racist and snobbish undercurrents to British success at the 1924 Olympic Games in Paris.
A Clockwork Orange
Long-banned film about a future distopia.
Close Encounters Of The Third Kind
Spielberg's sci-fi extravaganza about first contact with aliens.


Dark City
Film noir plotting meets a fiendish science fiction underworld in an extravagant fantasy.
The Erlprince
The boundaries between reality, desire and appearance blur for a boy coming of age.
A Fantastic Woman
A transgender woman fights for the right to grieve after the death of her partner.
The Fifth Element
A futuristic cabbie battles to save the world.
Final Portrait
Swiss painter and sculptor Alberto Giacometti tries to paint a portrait.
Story of a singer who finds herself in desperate circumstances after her son has an accident.
God's Own Country
Young sheep farmer Johnny numbs his daily frustrations with binge drinking and casual sex, until the arrival of a Romanian migrant worker offers the promise of something else.
The Grand Budapest Hotel
The adventures of a concierge and a lobby boy who becomes his friend.


A woman tries to hold her family together under a constant barrage of war.
Invasion Of The Body Snatchers
A doctor finds his community is being secretly taken over by an alien invasion.
I Am Not Your Negro
Essay film based on James Baldwin's writing about the story of race in modern America.
In the near future, an ageing Wolverine and Professor X must protect a young female clone of Wolverine from an evil organisation.
The Lost City Of Z
The story of British explorer Percy Fawcett, whose search for a lost city in the Amazon grew into an obsession.


Marie Antoinette
A portrait of France's most famous Queen.
Story of folk artist Maud Lewis.
A man faces losing custody of his son after the death of his wife.
The Midwife
A midwife's life is shaken up by the arrival of her father's old flame.
A young bureaucrat named Newton is sent to the jungle to monitor an election there. But Maoist blockades, forced police protection and indifferent voters make defending democracy no easy task.
Night Of The Living Dead
Film that set the template for the modern zombie movie.
On Body And Soul
A slaughterhouse becomes an unlikely setting for romance.
Original Bliss
A woman tortured by her loss of religious faith falls for a charismatic psychologist.
The Other Side Of Hope
A middle-aged restaurateur befriends a young refugee.


Sami Blood
A Sámi girl experiences racism in the 1930s.
The Shining
After moving his family to a remote hotel with a troubled past, a writer gradually loses his mind.
Sikumi (On The Ice)
An Inuit hunter inadvertantly witnesses a murder.
Soylent Green
On an overheated, overcrowded future Earth, a detective investigates the death of a wealthy corporate mogul.
An elderly woman is convinced she knows what lies behind a spate of mysterious crimes... but nobody will believe her.
Strange Days
Forbidden memories on disk, yours for the right price.
Strong Island
The filmmaker investigates the shooting of his brother.
T2 Trainspotting
Renton returns to Edinburgh after running off with the money to find the city changed and his mates in various degrees of rage and despair.
Terminator 2: Judgment Day
A Terminator robot comes back in time to protect a boy from another, more advanced killer robot.
THX 1138
In a dystopian future, a couple rebel against society's no-emotion rules.


Viceroy's House
In 1947, Lord Mountbatten assumes the post of last Viceroy, charged with handing India back to its people, living upstairs at the house which was the home of British rulers, whilst 500 Hindu, Muslim and Sikh servants lived downstairs.
Two methadone users struggle to escape from their desperate day-to-day situation.
The Wound
Sexual repression and coming of age prove a dangerous mix for a small community.

Casey Affleck liberated by ghosts Star talks Oscars, Rooney Mara and hiding under a sheet

In the city of the world's desire Ceyda Torun on KEDi, cats, femininity and the soul of Istanbul.

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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The London LGBTQ Film Festival

Glasgow Short Film Festival
Scotland's premier celebration of short film returns

New York's Rendez-Vous With French Cinema
US celebration of Francophone film

Human Rights Watch Film Festival
Festival focusing on taking action against injustice

Glasgow Film Festival
Festival returns for 14th edition

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