The Cambridge Film Festival is back for another year with a focus on climate change, human rights, prison conditions and mental health. Screenings will take place in venues across the city.

The festival runs from 17 to 24 October.

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By The Grace Of God
By The Grace Of God
When Alexandre learns that the priest who abused him as a boy is still working with children, he and other victims take action against the perpetrator.
Rocks
Rocks
A young girl is determined to keep the fact that there mother has left her and her younger brother alone from the authorities, through fear of being separated from him.
Brief Story From The Green Planet
Brief Story From The Green Planet
When Tania finds out that her grandma has spent her final years in the caring company of a cute purple alien, she embarks on a journey through small-town Argentina with two close friends to deliver the creature back to its origins.
Why Don't You Just Die
Why Don't You Just Die
A dark action comedy about a group of people brought together in the apartment of police detective Andrei: his resentful daughter, an angry thug and a cheated cop. Each one of them have a reason to want revenge.
Zero Impunity
Zero Impunity
Hybrid documentary exploring the use of rape and sexual violence in global conflict.
Portrait Of A Lady On Fire
Portrait Of A Lady On Fire
On an isolated island in Bretagne at the end of the 18th century, a female painter is obliged to paint a wedding portrait of a young woman.
Sorry We Missed You
Sorry We Missed You
A hard-up delivery driver and his wife struggle to get by in modern-day England.
The Souvenir
The Souvenir
A quiet film student begins finding her voice as an artist while navigating a turbulent courtship with a charismatic but untrustworthy man.
Making Waves: The Art Of Cinematic Sound
Making Waves: The Art Of Cinematic Sound
Explores the impact of movie sound through insight from cinema’s biggest directors and their go-to sonic collaborators.
Monos
Monos
On a faraway mountaintop, eight kids with guns watch over a hostage and a conscripted milk cow.
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Cambridge Film Festival Features

Diversity Rocks
Sarah Gavron and Theresa Ikoko on capturing the teenage spirit and pushing the industry forward
Celebrating sisterhood
Theresa Ikoko and Sarah Gavron on developing Rocks
Dressing up
Joanna Hogg, Tilda Swinton and Honor Swinton Byrne on the costumes in The Souvenir
Capturing a life behind the camera
Kim Longinotto and Ollie Huddleston on Shooting The Mafia
Let's dance
We look back at the partnership of dance and film and forward to the Dance:Film Festival
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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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