16 Years Till Summer
A convicted criminal returns home to nurse his father, bringing a dangerous mix of troubled past and big ambition into the lives of those that love him.
Best Of Enemies
A behind-the-scenes account of the explosive 1968 televised debates between the liberal Gore Vidal and the conservative William F Buckley Jr, and their rancorous disagreements about politics, God, and sex.
The Black Panthers: Vanguard Of The Revolution
Story of the rise and fall of the Black Panther Party.
Cartel Land
Vigilantes on both sides of the Mexican Border with the US take on the drug cartels.
Containment
Documentary on the potential future problems from the world's nuclear waste.

D

The Damned: Don't You Wish That We Were Dead
Documentary about the punk pioneers.
Death Of A Gentleman
Two cricket journalists, Sam Collins and Jarrod Kimber, set off on a journey to the heart of the second most popular sport on Earth, only to stumble upon something more sinister than they could ever have imagined.
Democrats
Documentary tracks power brokers in Zimbabwe who are trying to compose a new constitution.
The Divide
The story of the rising gap between rich and poor, told through seven individual accounts.
Dreamcatcher
Documentary, showing how a former teenage prostitute is helping other women to find a better life.
Drone
Documentary about the CIA's covert drone war in Pakistan.
The Hunting Ground
Investigation of rape on US university campuses - and the institutional cover-ups.

I

Iris
Portrait of fashion and interior-design expert Iris Apfel.
Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck
Portrait of the Nirvana frontman, featuring home video footage.
Landfill Harmonic
Garbage from a landfill is used to create instruments for the local children, who form the Recycled Orchestra of Cateura, Paraguay, which turns their lives around.
Limited Partnership
Two men who married in Colorado in 1975 recall their struggle for true equality and talk of the love that kept them going.
The Look Of Silence
Consideration of Indonesian genocide.

M

Maidan
A documentary about the unrest in Ukraine in 2013 and 2014.
Meet Marlon Brando
Documentary observes the star being interviewed.
Meru
A documentary about the ascent of an unconquered mountain.
The Nine Muses
A poetic exploration of mass immigration in postwar Britain.
Orion: The Man Who Would Be King
The mystery and surprising history of the man with Elvis Presley's voice.
Planetary
Philosophical musings on the state of the Earth.

R

A Sinner In Mecca
An openly gay documentary maker undertakes the Hajj, attempting to resolve his difficult relationship with his faith.
Tell Spring Not To Come This Year
Follows two soldiers from the Afghan National Army over the course of their first year fighting without NATO support.

V

What Happened, Miss Simone?
The life of Nina Simone, mostly told through her own words.
The Yes Men Are Revolting
The political pranks by the Yes Men - and the toll it has taken on their relationship.
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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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