35 Shots Of Rhum
The shifting relationship between a single dad and his teenage daughter.
93
A cab driver and his dispatcher converse, but each seems to be keeping secrets.
Adam
A man with Asperger's syndrome falls in love and has to face his girlfriend's disapproving family.
Adventureland
A recent graduate takes a nowhere job at his local amusement park and discovers it's perfect preparation for the real world.
Albert’s Speech
A look at a best man's plight from the inside out.
The Athlete
Biopic/ documentary hybrid about Ethiopian marathon runner Abebe Bikila.
Autumnal
Abstract short considers life in flux.
Away We Go
Indie comedy about a couple who go on a road trip to help them decide where is best to bring up baby.
Adha Cup
Two lazy social workers who reluctantly agree to reunite the cast of a legendary amateur Bollywood musical.
Akbulak
Eight years after moving from Russia to Germany, 17-year-old Olja spends her summer holidays with her grandmother in a Russian village.
All That She Wants
A woman dreams of escape from her remote Canadian town.
All Tomorrow's Parties
Celebration of creative energy in anti-festival venues that give music back to those who appreciate its anarchic roots.
Antichrist
A couple whose child has died retreat into the woods and discover very dark things.
Ant & Len
Short about a vanishing alien.
Apples And Oranges
A woman is in love with two different men, but can't decide between them.
Bale
On a long summer’s day in rural England, two groups of teenagers find a remote hide away where fun and games soon lose their innocence.
Baraboo
People come and go in a Midwestern small town motel.
Bits And Pieces
A look at the mosaic of modern day Jordan.
Black Box Shorts 3: Phenomena In Flux
Showcase of abstract shorts which aim to break new ground in cinematic representation.
The Black Dog's Progress
Flip books tell the disturbing story of the black dog.
Big River Man
A Slovenian endurance swimmer takes on the Amazon.
Birdwatchers
A drama which explores the tensions between the white and indigenous cultures of Brazil.
Black Dynamite
Blaxploitation spoof.
A Blooming Business
A expose of the Kenya's flower industry and its cruel human toll.
Boogie Woogie
Art world satire.
Boris Ryzhy
A documentary exploring the life of russian poet Boris Ryzhy.
A Boy Called Dad
Kid on the run with baby son.
Breathless
Can a schoolgirl offer salvation to a Korean gangster?
By The Grace Of God
A blue-blooded German plots to meet the Queen, leading to a personal crisis.
Can Go Through Skin
A woman responds to assault by moving to the countryside and reconstructing an old farmhouse, but her sanity proves fragile.
Capturing Space
A small mood-piece on Kensington's famous landmark - Trellick Tower
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
In a magic kingdom beyond the wardrobe four children, with a lion's army, do battle with a white witch.
Color Film
Exploring the relationship between colours and the words we use to describe them.
The Chapel
Having found what appears to be a safe refuge in an old church, two strangers struggle to maintain an already fractured relationship.
Charlotte's Web
The farmer's daughter and a talkative spider try to save the life of the smallest piglet in the barn.
Company Limited
Acidic middle-class drama set in Calcutta.
Crescendo
An odd musical troupe for a farmer's wife
The Crimson Wing
A year in the life of Lake Natron's flamingos. Plus read our with filmmakers Matthew Aeberhard, Leander Ward and writer Melanie Finn.
Crying With Laughter
Black comedy about a comedian whose past is unearthed.

D

Down The Rabbit Hole
Romanian drug trafficking and young infatuation.
Distance
A serial killer tries to juggle his hobby, his girlfriend and his job.
Le Donk & Scor-Zay-Zee
Improvised mockumentary about rock and roll - shot in five days.
Easier With Practice
An unpublished author embarks on an unusual relationship after receiving a seemingly random phone call.
The Elemental
An elderly couple are starving in a condemned tenement, trapped by their terror of a creature on the stair.
Elkland
The prodigal son returns to bury his dead father in a black as night tragi-comedy featuring a friendly elk.
Exam
Eight strangers are sitting the final exam for a top-level position... but little do they know the stakes are higher than they imagine.
Foreign John
A hardworking builder bonds with his foreman's daughter.
Full Employment
Short film about the future of employment.
Furnace Four
Two furnace stokers are supposed to be burning all the music in the world. But some things just won't burn.
The First Day Of The Rest Of Your Life
A multi-character view of one family as they deal with everything from bereavement to nicotine withdrawal.
The Fish Child
A middle-class teen and her lesbian maid find plans to forge a life together thwarted by a death.
Fish Tank
A bored 15-year-old girl collides with her mother's frustrating but charismatic boyfriend.
Follow The Master
Edinburgh-based filmmaker creates a road movie like no other.
For The Love Of Movies: The Story Of American Film Criticism
An introduction to the critics behind US film reviews.
Garapa
Hard-hitting look at families suffering malnutrition in Brazil.
Giallo
As a killer stalks and kidnaps beautiful young women, how far will the local detective have to go to stop him?
The Girlfriend Experience
Pornography is made subject to philosophy in this speculative art film.
Gulabi Talkies
A fiftysomething exile becomes the hub of her local community after coming into possession of a telly.
Harmony And Me
Existentialist low-budget comedy "about one of life's losers".
The Hardest Part
An ageing actor finally secures the audition of a lifetime. But just how badly does he want the role?
Harvest
Two thieves break into a farm, but they're not alone.
Harvester
A fruit collector sparks the wrath of a forest.
Heaven (Fully Flared Intro Video Remix)
Skateboarding inflected pop video.
Hungerford: Symphony Of A London Bridge
An abstract journey over the bridge.
High Life
Drug-addicted petty criminals try to pull off a major heist.
Horsefingers 3: Starfucker
A young woman dresses up to please her lover - in unusual ways.
The House Of Usher
A brother fiercely refuses to let his sister marry her fiance - but are his motives rooted in something darker than mere jealousy?
Humpday
Two old friends take male bonding a little too far.
The Hurt Locker
An elite bomb disposal unit struggles to function in the heart of the Iraq war.

I

Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs
The latest adventures of Manny and company - now with added dinosaurs!
Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade
Indiana Jones battles Nazis for the holy grail - with his father in tow.
Interview With The Earth
Documenting how people in a Mexican Indian village cope with death.
The Intruder
A racist provocateur stirs up hatred and violence in a small town in the American South.
In Girum
Fourth in a series of short film collaborations between electroacoustic composer Dr Tim Howle and the filmmaker.
I'm Gonna Explode
A romance develops between two rebels without a cause.
Isolation
A former soldier pays tribute to his comrades let down by the country they have served.
Jalainur
An ageing train driver decides to visit his family and ends up on a road trip through China with his young apprentice.
Jerichow
Three misbegotten strangers stumble into a fateful encounter.
Jermal
After his mother dies a young boy is forced to work for his estranged dad, facing bullying and rejection in the process.
Jacinta
Animation sees an old lady embroidering her destiny.
Junk
What happens when an obssession with junk food goes too far...
Katalin Varga
A woman is disowned after it is discovered that she has been raped, prompting her to seek revenge.
Kicks
When a footy star announces a transfer abroad two female fans aim to change his mind... no matter what.
King Of India
A glimpse into the world of the Nats - an ancient community of Indian street performers.
Kirran And The Hatchmaker
Documentary about a boy trying to create a new breed of chicken.
The Last Heroes Of The Peninsula
A documentary looking at the stars of the Mexican boxing world.
Lessons From The Night
A cleaner reflects on life.
A Light In The Fog
Story of a widow and her sick dad, who live in isolation.
Little Soldier
A psychologically damaged soldier returns from war and becomes a chauffeur for her father's prostitutes, finding frienship in an unlikely place.
Light Of Darkness
A get-together takes an unexpected turn after a power cut.
Looking Back
Documentary about a man struggling to come to terms with memories of war and his addictions in a community of homeless veterans
Lucky Old Bag
A penny proves a lucky charm for a woman down on her luck.
Long Weekend
Remake of the cult horror that sees nature turn predator.

M

Mad, Sad And Bad
Comic portrait of a family in meltdown.
The Maid
A servant goes to extreme lengths to stay with the family she's obsessed with - and to get rid of the competition.
The Maiden Heist
Three museum security guards scheme to steal their favourite exhibits rather than let them be moved out of the country.
The Masque Of The Red Death
A cruel prince devotes himself to Satan and lives a life of excess, but just beyond his castle gates lurks a deadly plague.
Milk
Coming-of-age drama about a young boy struggling to get by in a rural economy.
The Missing Person
Neonoir about a private eye charged with following a man presumed dead after 9/11.
Mary And Max
Claymation about the friendship between an eight-year-old Aussie and a 44-year-old New Yorker.
Mesrine: Killer Instinct
The rise to fame of a violent modern day Robin Hood.
Modern Love Is Automatic
Risk-taking black comedy about a nurse who dishes out S&M to help cure her sense of alienation.
Moon
An astronaut starts to lose the plot at the end of a mission to the moon - but is there something else going on? Plus read our exclusive interview with
My Last Five Girlfriends
A suicidal man considers the five women he has loved and lost.
My Year Without Sex
Film traces a year of recovery in a family hit by sickness.
Nollywood Babylon
Welcome to the wacky world of Nollywood, Nigeria's bustling home-grown movie industry.
No Greater Love
Silent nuns speak.
No Puedo Vivir Sin Ti
A single dad faces a battle with bureaucrats as he struggles to bring up his daughter.
The One Man Village
An old man talks about his life in the Lebanese village of which he is the only remaining occupant.
Only When I Dance
Young Brazilians train hard in the hope of becoming ballet stars.
On The Way To School
A year in the life of a Turkish teacher sent to a rural Kurdish area.
Orange Bombs
Husband and wife orange farmers deal with cluster bombs in the aftermath of the 33-day War Israel waged against Hezbollah.
Outrage
Documentary focuses on the hypocritical voting records of closeted gay politicians.
Paper Soldier
Russian cosmonauts train for the Sputnik launch in a frozen wilderness in Kazakhstan.
Pardon My French
A black comedy about the relationship between a woman and a female stalker.
Parliamo Glasgow
Coming to grips with the Glaswegian dialect...?
Pets In Pots
A girl whose parents have divorced finds solace with her pets... even the ones in formaldehyde.
The Pit And The Pendulum
A man investigating his sister's early death grows increasingly suspicious in her widower's castle full of bizarre torture devices.
Pomegranates And Myrrh
The wife of a Palestinian prisoner searches for freedom.
Pontypool
A radio DJ tries to track the source of a virus which turns people into zombies.
Paraphernalia
Atari struggles with his useless robot, but his real struggle is more complex.
Photograph Of Jesus
Documentary focusing on the bizarre requests by the Getty Images picture archive.
Pornography
A brother and sister experience crises together.
The Private Lives Of Pippa Lee
A wife who moves to a retirement community with her much older husband, finds herself on the verge of a breakdown.

R

The Raven
Two aging wizards feud over a woman.
The Red Shoes
A dancer is torn between the man she loves and her obsessive commitment to her craft.
Romeo & Juliet Vs. The Living Dead
Shakespeare doth zombies.
Raising Baby Rio
A boy tries to take back his child from its crack-addicted mother in this part of Channel 4's Coming Up Scheme.
Reach
A robot given the gift of life has just one limitation... the length of his cable.
The Reason I Collect
Animation about a compulsive collector.
Roma
A woman heads north, trying to avoid the authorities by hiding out at a soap factory.
Round
Man’s place in the history of the Earth, told through hand shadow performance.
Rudo And Cursi
Two siblings rival each other inside the world of professional football.
Rule #1
Two cops attempt to rid Hong Kong of murderous ghosts.
Running In Traffic
Parallel lives spiral out of control.
Salvage
A divorced mum faces trouble when a military experiment goes wrong.
Scratch
A revelation threatens to tear apart a 40-year-old marriage.
The Secret Of Kells
A young monk goes on an adventure as he tries to help complete an illuminated manuscript.
Shirin
An experimental retelling of a classic Persian tragedy.
Sin Nombre
The paths of a Honduran migrant and a gangland youth trying to escape his past cross on the top of a train.
Slaves
Animated documentary sees two Sudanese children recall time they spent as slaves.
Séraphine
Portrait of French 'outsider' artist Séraphine de Senlis.
Salem Al Fakir - Astronaut
Kubrick-inspired animated pop video.
The September Issue
Fly-on-the-wall look inside Vogue.
Shallow Grave
Thriller showing what happens when three flatmates find and keep a suitcase of money.
Songs For My Mother
A filmic response to the still photograph archive of Stanley Kubrick.
The Song Of The Dead Children
A group of siblings respond to a family tragedy by rejecting adult authority and exercising their own brutal form of justice.
The Stressful Adventures Of Boxhead And Roundhead - Brothers In Arms
The peace and quiet of B and R is shattered by the advent of war.
Sweet Mother
A story about a black family in a violent city
Standby
Customers tell the filmmaker personal stories in a very public place.
Stella
Snapshot of a year in the life of an 11-year-old.
Stone Of Destiny
If Ealing were still alive... they'd probably grab this script and run with it!
The St Valentine's Day Massacre
A historical thriller about Al Capone's bloody war with Bugs Moran.
Surrogate
The relationship between a troubled man and the woman who gives him sexual therapy.
Terribly Happy
When a town cop is reassigned to a provincial beat, he finds that rather than inflicting order on the locals, they have a disturbing affect on him.
Thanks Maa
A snapshot of life on the streets of Mumbai, sees a boy try to unite an abandoned baby with its mum.
This Way Up
Laying the dead to rest has never been so much trouble.
Tiny Joys
A comedy of manners exploring the use of classified ads in small town in Transylvania.
Tony
A lonely oddball comes under scrutiny after a child goes missing.
Together
A man whose brother died the previous year tries to help his father to cope.
Toy
A toy reveals unexpected powers.
Turn It Loose
A high-energy look a the world of breakdance.
Unmade Beds
Two young foreigners find romance in the vibrant, artistic underground of London's East End.

V

Van Diemen's Land
Things get desperate after a prison breakout in Tasmania in 1822.
Vinyan
A couple searching for their missing child find themselves in ever more desperate circumstances.
West Point
A brother and sister attempt to repair their relationship and reconcile themselves with the truth about their mother's murder.
Wide Open Spaces
Two young men are recruited to develop a tourist attraction celebrating the Irish potato famine.
White Lightnin'
The outrageous cult story of Jesco White, the dancing outlaw.
Without You
Exploration of London's industrial suburbia.
You’re The Stranger Here
Margot has a crazy leg. She lives in a fascist regime where they shoot people with crazy legs.
You Only Live Twice
James Bond heads off to Japan in Roald Dahl's wacky adaptation.
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