Adult Life Skills
Anna is stuck: she’s approaching 30, living in her mother’s shed, and spending her time making movies with her thumbs. Her mom wants her to move out; she just wants to be left alone.
Author: The JT LeRoy Story
The story behind the literary 'hoax' of JT LeRoy.
Aloys
A private investigator is drawn into a mind game by a mysterious woman.
Baskin
A squad of unsuspecting cops goes through a trapdoor to Hell after stumbling upon a Black Mass in an abandoned building.
The Childhood Of A Leader
Fable about the rise of fascism set in post-First World War Europe.

D

Dead Slow Ahead
Essay film mixing documentary and more abstract explorations onboard a freight ship.
Fire At Sea
A documentary looking at the inhabitants of Lampedusa and the desperate attempts made by refugees to reach the island.
The Filth And The Fury
Documentary about punk badboys the Sex Pistols.
A Flag Without A Country
Docu-fiction following two Kurds hoping to construct a better future for the next generation.
The Hard Stop
Documentary about the death of Mark Duggan and the difficulty of finding work for young black men in Tottenham

I

Jim: The James Foley Story
A documentary about the life and work of American journalist James Foley, who was killed by terrorists in 2014.
Little Men
Caught up in a family feud over rent, two boys respond with a vow of silence.
Los Punks: We Are All We Have
A documentary portrait of the backyard punk scene in Los Angeles.
The Lure
A pair of mermaid sisters run into trouble when one of them falls for a human.

M

My Feral Heart
An independent man with Down's syndrome finds his life changed when he is forced into a group home.
Notes On Blindness
Adaptation of John Hull's audio diary about the experience of losing his sight.
Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer
A documentary telling the story of both a band and a message, of a court case and in effect the trial of the entire Russian nation.

R

Sonita
The story of an aspirational young Afghan rapper whose family plan to sell her into marriage.

V

We Are The Flesh
Wandering through a ruined city, a young brother and sister discover a building inhabited by a mysterious hermit who offers them sanctuary.
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The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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