Umberto Eco - A Library Of The World and The Mission
20 Days In Mariupol
(Country: Ukraine; Year: 2023; Director: Mstyslav Chernov)
As the Russian invasion begins, a team of Ukrainian journalists trapped in the besieged city of Mariupol struggle to continue their work documenting the war’s atrocities.
(Country: Sweden; Year: 2023; Director: Erik Gandini)
A consideration of the changing landscape of work and our attitudes towards it.
(Country: France, Finland; Year: 2023; Director: Veljko Vidak; Writer: Emmanuelle Felce, Veljko Vidak; Stars: Jim Jarmusch, Aki Kaurismäki, Maustetytöt, Nuppu Koivu, Toshitake Shinohara, Amy Taubin, Simon Al-Bazoon, Herra Ylppö)
In a small village in Finland, which has relied solely on metallurgical activities for the past two centuries, Aki Kaurismäki and his friend, the poet and writer, Mika Lätti are constructing their own cinema theatre within an old foundry.
(Country: US, Germany; Year: 2023; Director: Ibrahim Nash'at)
Documentary exploring oppression in Syria.
(Country: US; Year: 2023; Director: D Smith)
Four Black transgender sex workers explore the dichotomy between the Black community and themselves, while confronting issues long avoided.
After Work and Kokomo City
The Last Seagull
(Country: Bulgaria, Finland, Norway; Year: 2023; Director: Tonislav Hristov; Writer: Tonislav Hristov)
Documentary about Bulgarian "seagull" Ivan, 58, has been escorting wealthy foreign ladies at Sunny Beach resort for 40 years but who finds the job increasingly tough.
(Country: Russia; Year: 2022; Director: Angie Vinchito)
This found footage film is composed entirely of, often shocking, videos that Russian teenagers have posted on social media.
(Country: US; Year: 2023; Director: Amanda McBaine, Jesse Moss; Stars: Lawrence Kao)
A portrait of the life and death of young missionary John Allen Chau.
(Country: Israel; Year: 2023; Director: Ohad Milstein; Writer: Ohad Milstein; Stars: Milstein Avi, May Elimelech, Milstein Rita, Rahel Streiff)
The director’s personal quest to bring back the love that once flourished between his parents.
Much Ado About Dying
(Country: UK, Ireland; Year: 2022; Director: Simon Chambers)
Looking after his gay actor uncle, filmmaker Simon is engulfed in a whirl of Shakespeare and clutter, as uncle David lends his credit card to neighbours, greets visitors in the nude and teaches Simon a profound lesson on dying happy
20 Days In Mariupol and Queendom
The Other Profile (Le vrai du faux)
(Country: France; Year: 2023; Director: Armel Hostiou; Stars: Tshisambu Felly, Peter Shotsha Olela, Sarah Ndele, David Kapay, Divine Mbelamboy, Julia Katondi, Sarah Pambu, Armel Hostiou)
One day filmmaker Armel Hostiou discovers he has a second Facebook account: a fake Armel, who has real photos of him and many female friends, all of whom live in Kinshasa. Fake Armel invites them to audition for his next film, which is supposedly set in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Faced with the impossibility of closing this account, the filmmaker decides to go looking for his double.
(Country: France, US; Year: 2023; Director: Agniia Galdanova)
Gena, a queer artist from a small town in Russia, dresses in otherworldly costumes made from junk and tape, and protests the government on the streets of Moscow. Born and raised on the harsh streets of Magadan, a frigid outpost of the Soviet gulag, Gena is only 21. She stages radical performances in public that become a new form of art and activism.
Ryuichi Sakamoto | Opus
(Country: Japan; Year: 2023; Director: Neo Sora; Stars: Ryuichi Sakamoto)
A concert film shot as Sakamoto battled cancer.
YASMYN. Clarity for a Day or Two
(Country: Estonia; Year: 2023; Director: Georgius Misjura, Anastasia Zazhitskaya)
An artist battles through the universal struggles of this pivotal age – the relentless pursuit of success in the unforgiving music industry, the quest for financial stability, and the nurturing of relationships, both onstage and off.