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The Filmmaker’s House
The Filmmaker’s House
When the Filmmaker is told his next film must be about crime, sex or celebrity to get funded, he takes matters into his own hands and begins shooting in his home with a cast of characters connected to his own life.
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.
Film About A Father Who
Film About A Father Who
The director turns her camera on her father, as she and her siblings find out an increasing number of family secrets.
The Metamorphosis Of Birds
The Metamorphosis Of Birds
Beatriz and Henrique fall in love and get married. He goes to sea while she raises their inquisitive children. The director brings her family's story to the screen.
Karabash
Karabash
Portrait of life in a city often branded "one of the most polluted" on Earth.
Brigitte
Brigitte
Portrait of photographer Brigitte Lacombe.
Isle Of Us
Isle Of Us
Portrait of a Syrian barber and his family who now live on the Isle of Bute.
Breadline
Breadline
The day-to-day workings of a food bank.
Galena
Galena
A snapshot of the life of an elderly woman in a largely empty village near a lead mine.
The Viewing Booth
The Viewing Booth
The filmmaker chooses an American student - an enthusiastic supporter of Israel - to comment on a range of films made about the Occupied Territories.
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