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Filmed in Wuhan, China by an independent crew, 76 Days covers the length of the city’s lockdown for Covid-19.
Story of a Seventies movement that saw gender equality campaigning and workers' rights activism intersect.
In the wilderness of the Bucharest Delta, nine children and their parents lived in perfect harmony with nature for 20 years – until they are chased out and forced to adapt to life in the big city.
Consideration of the decades long debate about "socialism".
Ruth Finley has been the queen of the fashion industry since the 1930s. As a young mother, Ruth created the iconic pink Fashion Calendar, a publication that continues to organise and marshal American fashion today.
Documentary considering the aftermath of a nightclub fire that exposed deep corruption in the Romanian healthcare system.
Down the road from Woodstock in the early 1970s, a revolution blossomed in a ramshackle summer camp for disabled teenagers, transforming their young lives and igniting a landmark movement.
Documentary about The Pogues frontman.
When Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappears after entering Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul, his fiancée and dissidents around the world are left to piece together the clues to a brutal murder and expose a global cover up perpetrated by the very country he loved.
Inside the ACLU, a team of scrappy lawyers battle Trump’s historic assault on civil liberties.
Pigs, cows and chickens. Intimate portraits of living beings who wind up dead on a plate every day.
Profile of the teenage Swedish climate activist.
A documentary charting a mother, her daughter and granddaughter and cycles of addiction.
Capturing the spirit of resistance and protest in Venezuela
Historians and writers explore what Hitler means in the current waves of white supremacy, anti-Semitism, and the weaponisation of history and weigh in on the lasting impact of his virulent ideology.
Once upon a time, the Venezuelan village of Congo Mirador was prosperous, alive with fisherman and poets. Now it is decaying and disintegrating – a small but prophetic reflection of Venezuela itself.
A chronicle of the life of saxophonist Ronnie Scott, from poor, Jewish kid growing up in 1940s East End, London to the owner of the legendary night club, Ronnie’s.
Considering the lasting trauma of decades of abuse in a German religious community in Chile.
The world of Zeytin, a stray dog living life on the streets of Istanbul.
A profile of a Mexican trans teenager on the cusp of adulthood.
Nowhere is the worldwide erosion of democracy, fuelled by social media disinformation campaigns, more starkly evident than in the authoritarian regime of Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte. Journalist Maria Ressa places the tools of the free press - and her freedom - on the line in defense of truth and democracy.
In the secret forests of northern Italy, a dwindling group of joyful old men and their faithful dogs search for the world’s most expensive ingredient, the white Alba truffle. Their stories form a real-life fairy tale that celebrates human passion in a fragile land that seems forgotten in time.
Documentary about a Muslim casket maker and the two youngsters he mentors.
The filmmaker chooses an American student - an enthusiastic supporter of Israel - to comment on a range of films made about the Occupied Territories.
The story of an animal trainer turned whistleblower and the walrus he loves.
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
Eye For Film continues to support festivals both locally and across the world. At the moment, we're covering:
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival
Estonia's film showcase
Celebration of factual film
French Film Festival
UK wide celebration of Gallic film
London Korean Film Festival
The 15th edition includes digital screenings.