The Cheltenham International Film Festival is back for another year with a line-up of 35 films available to stream online. Opening with The Father, which recently won Anthony Hopkins an Oscar, it closes with Stephen Cookson's Brighton, based on the Steven Berkoff play. There will also be live interviews with directors for you to watch and a special conversation with acclaimed director and producer Stephen Frears.

You can get 25% off the cost of films at the festival by entering code EYE25.

The festival runs from 24 May to 5 June.

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Cheltenham Latest Reviews

My Wonderful Wanda
My Wonderful Wanda
Wanda nurses the patriarch of the wealthy Wegmeister-Gloor family. When an unexpected complication arises, family secrets come to light.
High Ground
High Ground
The sole survivor of a massacre as a child, Gutjuk is recruited 12 years later to hunt for a violent Aboriginal warrior.
Winona
Winona
Four young women gambol on a beach. A day of play for close friends, it seems, but there's a reason they’re here.
The Night Of The Beast
The Night Of The Beast
Iron Maiden, Bogota, 1980. A dream come true for two young metalheads who are determined to see the band.
The Atlantic City Story
The Atlantic City Story
Hitting Atlantic City, Jane forms an unlikely bond with a young gambler. But she can’t run from her marriage forever.
Wet Season
Wet Season
In Singapore, teacher Ling becomes the object of an infatuation when she takes one of her students under her wing.
The Swordsman
The Swordsman
A blind swordsman fights to protect his daughter and is forced to confront an old enemy.
The Father
The Father
Anthony is 80 years old. He lives alone in London and refuses the caregivers that his daughter tries to impose upon him. Yet his need for help is becoming more pressing.
Father
Father
Nikola’s children are taken away from him after social services decide that he is too poor to provide them with a decent living environment. He sets off on foot to lodge a complaint in Belgrade.
Night Of The Kings
Night Of The Kings
A young man is sent to La Maca, a prison of Ivory Coast in the middle of the forest ruled by its prisoners. With the red moon rising, he is designated by the Boss to be the new Roman and must tell a story to the other prisoners.
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Cheltenham International Film Festival Features

I found out I'm a romantic guy at heart
Adam Rehmeier on directorial control, collaboration and music in Dinner In America
Exploring an inner life
Ric Burns on capturing empathy and courage in Oliver Sacks: His Own Life
Beyond the garden
Flavio Alves on telling authentic stories, representing violence, and The Garden Left Behind
Cultivating a story
Flavio Alves on the lives of trans women and undocumented immigrants, and The Garden Left Behind
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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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