Cambridge Film Festival 2023

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Girl Girl
Girl and How To Have Sex
Banel & Adama (Banel Et Adama) (Country: Mali, Senegal, France; Director: Ramata-Toulaye Sy; Writer: Ramata-Toulaye Sy; Stars: Khady Mane, Mamadou Diallo, Moussa Sow, Binta Racine Sy)
A young couple in Senegal must contend with the disapproval of their remote village.
Chicken For Linda! (Country: France; Year: 2023; Director: Chiara Malta, Sebastien Laudenbach; Writer: Chiara Malta, Sebastien Laudenbach; Stars: Voiced by, Laetitia Dosch, Clotilde Hesme, Estéban)
When a mum makes a promise to her daughter after unfairly punishing her, she finds herself having to go the extra mile to make it come true.
Fallen Leaves (Kuolleet Lehdet) (Country: Finland; Year: 2023; Director: Aki Kaurismäki; Writer: Aki Kaurismäki; Stars: Alma Pöysti, Jussi Vatanen)
The course of potential love does not run smooth for shelf-stacker and a metal worker.
Girl (Country: UK; Year: 2023; Director: Adura Onashile; Writer: Adura Onashile; Stars: Déborah Lukumuena, Danny Sapani, Le'Shantey Bonsu, Liana Turner)
Eleven-year-old Ama and her mother, Grace, take solace in the gentle but isolated world they obsessively create. Ama’s growing up threatens the boundaries of their tenderness and forces Grace to reckon with a past she struggles to forget.
Hoard (Country: UK; Year: 2023; Director: Luna Carmoon; Writer: Luna Carmoon; Stars: Saura Lightfoot Leon, Joseph Quinn, Hayley Squires, Deba Hekmat, Cathy Tyson)
1984, London: 7 year old Maria and her mother live in their own loving world built on sorting through bins and collecting shiny rubbish. One night, their world falls apart, and we join Maria a decade later, living with her foster mother.
Mutt Mutt
Mutt and The Taste Of Things
How To Have Sex (Country: UK; Year: 2023; Director: Molly Manning Walker; Writer: Molly Manning Walker; Stars: Mia McKenna Bruce, Lara Peake, Shaun Thomas, Sam Bottomley, Enva Lewis, Laura Ambler)
We follow three friends who contend with peer pressure in their decision to “do it”.
Monster (Kaibutsu) (Country: Japan; Year: 2023; Director: Hirokazu Kore-eda; Writer: Yûji Sakamoto; Stars: Sakura Ando, Eita Nagayama, Soya Kurokawa, Hinata Hiragi)
A family finds itself in shocking circumstances.
Mutt (Country: US; Year: 2023; Director: Vuk Lungulov-Klotz; Writer: Vuk Lungulov-Klotz; Stars: Lío Mehiel, Cole Doman, MiMi Ryder, Alejandro Goic)
Over the course of a single hectic day in New York City, three people from Feña's past are thrust back into his life. Having lost touch since transitioning from female to male, he navigates the new dynamics of old relationships while tackling the day-to-day challenges of living life in between.
The Taste Of Things (La Passion De Dodin Bouffant, The Pot-au-Feu) (Country: France; Year: 2023; Director: Trân Anh Hùng; Writer: Trần Anh Hùng; Stars: Juliette Binoche, Benoît Magimel, Pierre Gagnaire)
The story of Eugenie, an esteemed cook, and Dodin, the fine gourmet she has been working for over the last 20 years.

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