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Jean Reno stars as a retired gangster out for revenge for a brutal assassination attempt.
Recreation of an incident in Iraq in which nine children were massacred by militants.
Lightweight and funny crime caper about a desperate man trying to score an air fare.
Fathers and sons, and fishing.
The truth behind an alibi that kept a killer from justice for 20 years.
A young girl has a magical experience when taken to a theatrical performance of Alice In Wonderland.
Tribute to the writer and performer Spalding Gray.
A man agrees to help his partner's sister have a baby.
A young man tries to reconcile with his father through football.
Film borne out of artist's residency with Edinburgh Mela.
A man and a mechanical bear head to an observatory to confront his past.
Helpful advice on what to do to survive a nuclear attack.
A young woman invites in a stranger who has followed her home.
The tales of people who frequent a barber's shop chair.
Colliding with the dusty window of an abandoned guest-house, an unwitting bird fails to realise the curious horror lurking within.
Documentary on the DIY independent film movement that emerged in tandem with punk rock and No Wave in late Seventies downtown New York.
A Boy and his brother find their fantasy version of their dad is somewhat different to the real deal.
A first shift in a care home takes a sinister turn.
A woman is waiting for her lover. The little girl she is taking care of is playing. When the young man arrives, the little girl decides to explore the park.
A man's quiet night in the pub is interrupted when a girl arrives looking for her blind date.
A little girl tries to get her ice-cream back from a hungry monster.
A hot summer of young love.
Using synthetic biological technology, a young man grows his own action hero.
A son brings home an injured dove.
An old man walks through the desert checking his traps for food, but something else is stalking him.
A fluffy kitten dreams of rampaging through a city.
Drama about a World War II veteran, left crippled and entirely dependent on his wife.
A history of the atomic bomb and the current nuclear arms race.
Life without hope in a polluted Belgian town.
A playful and assertive young woman is persuaded by her rich friend to seduce a nerdy religious boy.
Urban horror about a culture-clash between an upper-crust couple, and trouble with local boys.
Cigarette smuggler and dealer wants to quit.
A haircut promises to make a big difference to a teenager's life.
The complicated story of a love triangle between a walrus, a seal and a lobster who visit the same sauna.
The fall and fall of an academic wannabe.
A newcomer explores a troubled paradise
Three friends decide to become superheroes, spandex and all, in this low budget comedy.
Factual film about the life of one of the members of mental health programme Stepping Stones.
A boy clashes with his father as the older man tries to teach him about life on a remote Peak District farm.
Sci-fi short about a shipwrecked traveller, a strange desolate land and a fateful clash with the locals.
Super 8/digital hybrid experimental film, exploring use of colour.
An ailing man seeks to reconnect with his family but inadvertently keeps making all his previous blunders worse.
A US soldier returning home from war struggles to reconcile his experiences abroad with the life and family he left in Texas.
The unexpected predicament of Apollo 18 astronaut Glen Gordon.
Two boys are forced to face up to their crime.
Documentary exploring the relationship between humans and their dreams, from the personal perspective of the director.
Three men unpack a mobile discotheque, quietly musing on what is to come.
An exploration of the feelings of an impending break-up.
Rather difficult to sum up in a one-liner - a barmy Greek zombie flick meets Doctor Who.
An aspiring author forms an unusual friendship with an oddball older playwright.
A family portrait session reveals underlying jealousies.
Family skeletons are unearthed by a father's refusal to attend the funeral of his first-born son.
A kitten dreams itself into an action movie.
A moody animation from the perspective of a fly observing someone's home.
Unreliable narrators and late-twenties hedonism in a strange brew.
A season of piss poor rugby in Finland and what the players think about sex.
Four Iranian men and a donkey struggle with life's complexities.
Portrait of the pianist as an unusual man.
Traces of the spring.
Heatwarming tale of redemption, partially based on the true story of a hermit who threw his own funeral... while he was still alive.
A barman tries to help a young homeless man by teaching him to be tougher, but finds his own nature changing in the process.
A bank clerk finds himself drawn into the criminal underworld after a shock to the senses.
The phenomenon of the 'gypsy cab' - Russian, spontaneous, unlicensed taxis.
A professional gigolo has one week to stop a loving couple tie the knot in Monte Carlo.
A hungry fox finds shelter from the city and the rain in the Hen House Cafe.
French historical epic about the ascent of King Henry IV
A lavish audio production of one of HP Lovecraft's classic tales of terror.
When a drug test coincides with a valedictorian's first hit of pot, there's only one solution... get the whole school high.
A young man is forced to reassess his life when his fiancée dumps him days before their planned wedding.
Brazenly weird road movie about a TV soap actor's odyssey.
The long, low road to failure on the stand-up comedy circuit.
A man hit by tragedy takes matters into his own hands.
Drama about misguided youth and juvenile delinquency.
A failed bank heist comedy, which takes place in one meticulously choreographed scene.
A stage entertainer dedicated to a dying art finds his life transformed by a chance encounter with a young devotee.
A deranged and delusional screenwriter Moffat is holed up in an LA hotel room, ready to meet his idol Steven Spielberg.
A middle-aged man and his young mistress head for a birthday picnic in the countryside. At least, that's the plan.
Animated re-imaginging of a German invasion during the Second World War
Images from the Galapagos intermingle with pages from Darwin's book A Voyage Of The Beagle.
Documenting the 65th anniversary of D-Day.
Two women try to rediscover their youth an an isolated countryside party.
Family drama about decades-old betrayal to the communist secret police.
Organising a football match amongst the ruins of broken lives in Kirkuk, Iraq.
Adaptation of Kevin Lewis' autobiography of the same name.
Following an encounter with one of his former charges, Henry reconnects with himself and those who love him.
Outrageous comedy Western about a young woman taking her murdered lover back to his home to be buried.
A look at the lives of those visiting a launderette.
An animation about a small girl who discovers a whole world inside a leaf.
Avant garde film using still photography captured in Bangkok's Lumphini Park.
Two Philippine grandmothers struggle with the aftermath of a murder.
In a nightmarish world Lox has to decide whether to abandon hope or face his harsh surroundings. Can Lox temper his defiance and escape the loop?
The story of what happens when ordinary people hit the lottery jackpot.
The comings and goings at a Registry Office in Krakow.
An architectural battle of wits.
Two schemers plot a coup in the Middle East.
Story of a woman who greets those on the pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostela in Spain
Jolly is a 14-year old introvert girl in love with her classmate Kenneth. Her world is turned upside down when the neighbor's son arrives to bury his father.
Melissa is about to become a Roman Catholic and cameras track her preperations.
What would you do if the "Missing" person in your newspaper sat next to you?
Two detectives try to work out how a young man came to kill his mother with a sword.
When one day the sun fails to rise as expected, Mondo becomes determined to discover its fate.
A human/extra-terrestrial love story cum road movie.
An orphan girl takes on a sorceress with the help of her magical feathered friend.
The coming of age story of a 13 year-old boy named Cesar, whose awkward bravado and fanciful imagination have earned him the nickname of Mosquito
An animated film about a midwife who helps to bring lots of babies into the world.
Archive and modern footage is a love letter to Genoa.
Rhys Ifans stars in a crazed biopic of factotum Howard Marks.
A male nurse cares for a paralysed patient in Bangkok and waits for something to happen.
Documenting the phenomenon of trainers being left hanging from telephone poles, trees and the like.
Tomas is incredibly shy... perhaps an imaginary friend will help.
A drug deal goes awry.
Lonely farm-hand finds someone to be close to.
Four seasons pass in the Demilitarized Zone in Korea.
A look at the life of the eponymous orangutan, imprisoned in a zoo.
A man trying to cross into the US finds himself 'trapped' in Tijuana.
A man, a woman and a dog experience unexpected animated adventures.
Haunted by strange dream figures since childhood, an isolated man undertakes a dangerous experiment, sleeping less and less, with unexpected results.
The story of two men whose fateful encounter in 1996 set them on a course of events that led them to Afghanistan, Osama bin Laden, 9/11, Guantanamo, and the US Supreme Court.
A man with a passion for astrophysics experiences a schizophrenic break after suffering a bereavement.
Documentary on the journey of Robert Kennedy's funeral train.
Beasties, romance, black magic, comedy and horror - sounds like it's got it all!?
The story of the unexpected rise and rise of the Afghan cricket team.
Shots of pollution in an Indonesian river are accompanied by the sounds of a travelling salesman reporting to his board.
A girl on the verge of womanhood imagines life away from the constraints of caring for her father.
Social satire about not-very-suicidal but desperate farmer.
A passionate romance between two young people planning to end their own lives.
A documentary looking at the arguments for and against each part of the Star Wars series and its creator.
A ventriloquist butcher finds himself in conflict with his pig puppet.
A son returns to say farewell to his dead father.
A young policeman crosses swords with his supervisor when he hesitates to turn in a teen caught with drugs.
Atari struggles with his useless robot, but his real struggle is more complex.
Stop-motion animation confronting the memory of the artist's younger brother killed in the Iraq conflict.
A troubled family is united by bereavement.
Two couples recount their complex sexual and romantic involvement.
A young New Yorker finds himself smitten with the single mother next door, despite a challenging age difference.
Life proves tough for a young police officer in a small town, as he begins to wonder if he'll make it through his first day alive.
A documentary portrait of an unconventional family.
Documentary shot by two filmmakers embedded with an Afghanistan US Army platoon for a year.
Abstract film about story.
A frustrated young girl who has been blind since birth encounters a boy on the run.
Two cousins have an odd-couple adventure.
A young thief is persuaded to help a US government agency steal a Japanese encryption device on the eve of war.
Sentenced for an unexplained stabbing, a young man enters a violent prison.
A physiotherapist fixes up clients to the tune of the tango.
A spectacular, highly sexualised biopic of the artist Henry Gaudier.
As food runs low and tensions run high on the slopes of Savage Mountain, something sinister is at hand.
A farmer needs ten more pigs in a hurry, but the only one he has turns her snout up at prospective suitors.
Avant garde depiction of the salt fields of central Kaatch.
A man looks back at a crime that happened a quarter of a century previously.
A lonely young man muses on murder.
A group of shadow characters embark on a strange adventure.
Memoir of a journey and an ill-fated film shoot in Russia’s Arctic north.
When a tree falls in a forest, two subteranean inhabits go on a journey of discovery.
A hoarder manages to obtain a precious cupboard in impoverished Eastern Europe, but the cost may be higher than he imagined.
A prison in Marseille forms the centrepiece of a series of interlocking stories.
The reeling of the Golden Orb Weaver a spider – unique for the golden hue of the web it weaves.
A man whose elderly mother is ill invents a girlfriend in an attempt to please her.
Black comedy about a two-man emotional exterminator team.
Observing the construction of an artwork in Stockbridge, Edinburgh.
A window-washing duel.
Giving poor children in Kenya a chance of further education and offering them hope for a better life.
When a contract killer on the run takes what looks like an easy job in the mountains, things go from bad to worse.
In the days following the fall of Saddam, a Kurdish grandmother takes her grandson on the search for his father.
A coming-of-age tale mixed in with the genesis of Northern Soul.
A boy goes in search of his father's lost soul.
Synchronised soldiering meets Busby Berkeley
A mysterious girl turns a man's carefully ordered life upside down.
Exploring the nature of chaotic systems through the examination of water.
A girl talks about her hellish summer job on a strawberry farm.
A documentary about superheroes with the potential to make valiant efforts in the ongoing battle to save the world.
Animation inspired by a childhood tale of eels.
The first instalment of their "microEPIC kitty kitty series".
A fox has a life after death experience.
Three women discover shared passions and form a powerful bond as they go on a road trip together to an ex-boyfriend's wedding.
Four friends go on holiday to Barafundle Bay in this gentle, affectionate comedy with an unexpected end.
A tribute to the Kashmere Stage Band, looking at their remarkable history and the influence of Conrad "Prof" Johnson, who turned a school band into a worldwide sensation.
Examination of maple trees set to a contrapuntal violin score.
When their owner grows up and leaves home, his toys have to adapt to a new way of life in a day care centre.
An unlikely tea party takes place to celebrate a birthday.
In 1977 West German terrorist Norbert Kröcher was arrested for having planned to kidnap the Swedish politician Anna-Greta Leijon. Among the people arrested during the following raids was Kröcher’s former girlfriend ‘A’. This is her story.
When a family move to the countryside, their daughter befriends a little girl who 'lives' in the basement.
Account of the friendship between Truffaut and Godard.
A closeted gay fisherman finds himself trapped in an unusual love triangle.
A mysterious girl claims to be the second coming of Jesus, but why are the police investigating her disappearance?
Four young friends go on a trip to the seaside.
The secret life of a nunnery in Venice.
An old man makes up a bed-time story for his three grandchildren... but things get wild in the Old West when they start to join in.
Sunlight cast through a window breaks free and takes on a life of its own.
Exploration of evolution and life.
Dry comedy about the drunken antics of a past-his-prime star, which threaten to derail his latest movie.
An unflinching Ozark Mountain girl hacks through dangerous social terrain as she hunts down her drug-dealing father while trying to keep her family intact.
A comedy about a high school poetry teacher who learns that the things you want most may not be the things that make you happy.
Unification of the digital with the analogue world.
Local people come together to fight off the Nazis after the invasion of a small English town.
Animated satire exploring oppression and rebellion.
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