Adaptation of Stanislaw Lem's One Human Minute, sees bookshop staff incarcerated because copies of a book describing everything that happens to everyone on the planet in the space of a minute are found on their shelves.
Documentary charting life in a small American town.
Bad Lieutenant: Port Of Call New Orleans
Re-imagining of Abel Ferrara's film, starring Nic Cage as a cop in post-Katrina New Orleans, whose moral compass slips after he is put in charge of a murder investigation.
Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo
A documentary exploring the Japanese fascination with insects, made by an entomologist from New York's Museum of Natural History.
The Blacks
A Balkans war era army unit disintegrates in the woods.
The Breakfast Club
Five high school students discover what they have in common as they spend a day in detention together.
Charlie And The Chocolate Factory
Extravagant remake of the Roald Dahl story about a boy who wins a Golden Ticket visit to an eccentric millionaire's sweet factory.
Crying With Laughter
Black comedy about a comedian whose past is unearthed.


Die Hard
Bruce Willis is a lone cop in an office skyscraper, taken over by terrorists.
Three siblings cut off from society spend their lives trapped in their family’s home.
Dirty Dancing
A lonely girl finds romance with a dance teacher at a holiday resort, but her strict parents disapprove.
The prodigal son returns to bury his dead father in a black as night tragi-comedy featuring a friendly elk.
A spy finds himself in danger when he decides to leak documents that could lead to the downfall of the Soviet Union.
Four Lions
Four bungling would-be suicider bombers try to go out with a bang.
A carpenter recently released from an asylum struggles over a possible relationship whilst staying in his brother's house in Los Angeles.
Henri-Georges Clouzot's Inferno
A documentary about the great director Henri-Georges Clouzot and the fabulously innovative film that almost killed him.


Woody Allen falls for his best friend's mistress, but is he really more in love with New York itself?
Modern Love Is Automatic
Risk-taking black comedy about a nurse who dishes out S&M to help cure her sense of alienation.
No One Knows About Persian Cats
Fiction meets documentary in this story of underground musicians in Tehran.


Rebel Without A Cause
The film which invented the teenager and introduced the world to James Dean.


Valhalla Rising
Early medieval epic about a mute warrior who escapes his captors with the slave who tends him.
The story of Musslolini's secret love child.
Whip It
A bored suburban girl discovers a new way to live when she attends a roller derby and meets a tough team of competitive skaters.
Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory
A little boy wins a golden ticket to visit the secret workings of a chocolate factory.
When You're Strange
Documentary tracking the rise of The Doors, featuring rare footage of the band and Jim Morrison.

Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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Making Waves: New Romanian Cinema
US streaming edition of a Romanian filmmaking retrospective

Edinburgh International Film Festival
Scotland's oldest film festival

Human Rights Watch Film Festival
Touring festival of films with a human rights focus

Sheffield DocFest
Britain's premier factual film festival

Cheltenham International Film Festival

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