Real-life stories from across the world.
The Last Heroes Of The Peninsula and No Greater Love
All Tomorrow's Parties
(Country: UK; Year: 2009; Director: Jonathan Caouette; Stars: Akron/Family, Animal Collective, Battles, Belle & Sebastian, Lightning Bolt, The Boredoms, Fuck Buttons, John Cooper Clarke, Jarvis Cocker, Mark Coldham, David Cross, Dirty Three, George Eady, Warren Ellis, Jerry Garcia)
Celebration of creative energy in anti-festival venues that give music back to those who appreciate its anarchic roots.
Big River Man
(Country: US; Year: 2008; Director: John Maringouin; Stars: Matthew Mohlke, Borut Strel, Martin Strel), Official Site
A Slovenian endurance swimmer takes on the Amazon.
A Blooming Business
(Country: Netherlands; Year: 2009; Director: Ton van Zantvoort), Trailer
A expose of the Kenya's flower industry and its cruel human toll.
(Country: Netherlands; Year: 2008; Director: Aliona Van der Horst)
A documentary exploring the life of russian poet Boris Ryzhy.
(Year: 2009; Director: Various; Writer: Various)
Showcase of factual short films from across the globe.
Boris Ryzhy and Big River Man
(Country: Brazil; Year: 2008; Director: José Padilha)
Hard-hitting look at families suffering malnutrition in Brazil.
Goodbye, How Are You? (Dovidjenja, Kako Ste?)
(Country: Serbia; Director: Boris Mitic)
Documentary examining the past 40 years of Serbian history through language and satire.
(Country: UK; Year: 2009; Director: Luke Seomore, Joseph Bull; Writer: Robert Benhoff, Bryan Cook; Stars: Stuart Griffiths)
A former soldier pays tribute to his comrades let down by the country they have served.
King Of India
(Country: India; Year: 2009; Director: Arvind Sinha)
A glimpse into the world of the Nats - an ancient community of Indian street performers.
Only When I Dance and King Of India
(Country: Canada; Year: 2008; Director: Ben Addelman, Samir Mallal; Writer: Ben Addelman, Samir Mallal; Stars: Osita Iheme, Chinedu Ikedieze, Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Uche Jumbo, Kenneth Okonkwo, Bob-Manuel Udokwu)
Welcome to the wacky world of Nollywood, Nigeria's bustling home-grown movie industry.
No Greater Love
(Country: UK; Year: 2009; Director: Michael Whyte)
Silent nuns speak.
Only When I Dance
(Country: Brazil, UK; Year: 2009; Director: Beadie Finzi; Stars: Irlan Santos da Silva, Isabela Coracy Alves Nascimento Santos, Mariza Estrella)
Young Brazilians train hard in the hope of becoming ballet stars.
On The Way To School
(Country: Turkey, Netherlands; Year: 2008; Director: Ozgur Dogan, Orhan Eskikoy)
A year in the life of a Turkish teacher sent to a rural Kurdish area.
A Blooming Business and Garapa
Outrage (The Glass Closet)
(Country: US; Year: 2009; Director: Kirby Dick; Writer: Kirby Dick), Official Site
Documentary focuses on the hypocritical voting records of closeted gay politicians.
Scottish Short Documentary Award Screening
(Country: UK; Year: 2009; Director: Various)
The best of the homegrown factual films. Annual prize for the winner is £1000.
Tiny Joys (Apró Örömök)
(Country: Hungary; Year: 2009; Director: Ibolya Bálint)
A comedy of manners exploring the use of classified ads in small town in Transylvania.
Turn It Loose
(Country: UK; Year: 2008; Director: Alastair Siddons)
A high-energy look a the world of breakdance.