Documentary tracking the human fallout of Rodrigo Duterte's policy of executing suspected drug dealers in the Philippines.
Bitter Bread
Documentary about a community of refugees living in a tent camp in Lebanon’s Beqaa Valley.
The day-to-day workings of a food bank.
Portrait of photographer Brigitte Lacombe.
A portrait of the unique agricultural centre la Huerta de Valencia, where tiger nuts are grown and turned into the regional drink horchata.


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.
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.
A snapshot of the life of an elderly woman in a largely empty village near a lead mine.


Isle Of Us
Portrait of a Syrian barber and his family who now live on the Isle of Bute.
Portrait of life in a city often branded "one of the most polluted" on Earth.


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.
Me And The Cult Leader
Atsushi Sakahara, a victim of the 1995 sarin gas attack in Tokyo's subway system, travels with Hiroshi Araki, an executive of Aleph (formerly Aum Shinrikyo), the attack's perpetrators, visiting their respective hometowns and the university they both attended.
My Wonderful Wanda
Wanda nurses the patriarch of the wealthy Wegmeister-Gloor family. When an unexpected complication arises, family secrets come to light.


Sisters With Transistors
The story of electronic music's unsung heroines.
Space Journey
Observational documentary captures snapshots of bus stops across Chile and the people who wait there.
Stolen Fish
How the impact of a fishmeal factory in The Gambia stretches far further than the country's shores.
The Story Of Plastic
Considering the cost of the plastics industry.


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.
Welcome To A Bright White Limbo
Profile of dancer/choreographer Oona Doherty and her show Hope Hunt And The Ascension Into Lazarus.
Welcome To Chechnya
This searing investigative work shadows a group of activists risking unimaginable peril to confront the ongoing anti-LGBTQ pogrom raging in the repressive and closed Russian republic.

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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