24 City
Blend of fiction and documentary looks at a Chinese munitions plant scheduled for conversion into luxury apartments.
Afghan Star
Four hopefuls compete to become pop idols in post-Taliban Afghanistan.
Battle For Haditha
Docudrama investigating an Iraqi massacre allegedly carried out by US soldiers.
The Betrayal
The epic story of a family forced to emigrate from Laos after the chaos of the secret air war waged by the US during the Vietnam War.
Chosen
Three men talk about the sexual abuse they suffered in private schools.
Christmas With Dad
A family prepare for Christmas.

D

The End Of America
Naomi Wolf explores political changes in the US.
Flow: For Love Of Water
Examination of the global water crisis.
Goleshovo
A forgotten Bulgarian town struggles onwards in this observational documentary.

I

IOUSA
An examination of economic collapse in the US, and of the forces behind it.
Letter To Anna
Interviews with Russian activist and Putin critic Anna Politkovskaya, plus an examination of what happened after her assassination.

M

Man On Wire
Documentary about tightrope walker Phillippe Petit's attempt to cross between the twin towers of the World Trade Center.
Ma Bar
What drives a 73-year-old powerlifting champion?
Of Time And The City
A portrait of 20th Century Liverpool.
The Order Of Myths
Using dual Mardi Gras parades, The Order of Myths delves into cultural exploration and integration in a community still stuck in tradition.

R

Second Skin
A journey into the world of MMPORGs.
Shadow Of The Holy Book
A look at life under Saparmurat Niyazov's regime in Turkmenistan, where he encourages worship of his book.
sleep furiously
Rural Wales faces change from all sides as the population ages.
Standing Start
Documenting world champion Craig MacLean's preparation for a cycle race.
Tyson
Intimate portrait of the heavyweight boxer.

V

Very Young Girls
An examination of young girls as they are duped, tricked and coerced into selling themselves for sex in a surprising, and people-focussed film.
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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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French Film Festival
UK wide celebration of Gallic film

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