Delicate Balance and The Challenge
(Country: Colombia; Year: 2017; Director: Clare Weiskopf, Nicolas van Hemelryck; Writer: Nicolas van Hemelryck, Gustavo Vasco, Clare Weiskopf)
A story of a mother and daughter trying to heal the wounds of the past.
(Country: Spain; Year: 2017; Director: Americano; Writer: Fon Cortizo), Trailer
The story of a former homeless teenager now fighting discrimination against hte LAtin qand LGBTIQ communities.
Becoming Cary Grant
(Country: US, UK, France; Year: 2016; Director: Mark Kidel; Writer: Mark Kidel, Nick Ware; Stars: Jonathan Pryce, Judy Balaban, David Thomson, Barbara Jaynes, Mark Glancy)
The star's own words are used to tell his life story.
Brother Jakob (Bruder Jakob)
(Country: Germany; Year: 2016; Director: Eli Roland Sachs; Writer: Eli Roland Sachs)
Story of the filmmaker's journey to understand his brother's conversion to Islam.
(Country: Italy, France; Year: 2016; Director: Yuri Ancarani)
Documentary follows wealthy Qatari sheikhs who moonlight as amateur falconers, with no expenses spared along the way.
Tokyo Idols and Leaning Into The Wind
(Country: Portuguese, Spanish, French, English/Italian/Greek/Russian; Year: 2016; Director: Rita Azevedo Gomes)
The story of poet Jorge de Sena's 20 year exile and his correspondence with Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen.
Delicate Balance (Frágil equilibrio)
(Country: Spain; Year: 2016; Director: Guillermo García López; Writer: Guillermo García López)
The stories of a Japanese executive, a sub-Saharan community and an evicted family in Spain are intertwined in this documentary.
(Country: UK, Germany, Spain; Year: 2017; Director: Chico Pereira; Writer: Gabriel Molera, Chico Pereira, Manuel Pereira; Stars: Paca Molera Pereira, Mamen Gómez Heredia, Manuel Molera Aparicio)
Manolo and his donkey Gorrión plan a journey.
(Country: Ireland; Year: 2017; Director: Emer Reynolds; Writer: Emer Reynolds)
On the 40th anniversary of Voyager’s 11bn-mile flight (and counting), this is a behind-the-scenes account from those who built and nurtured this unprecedented deep space achievement.
The Groove Is Not Trivial
(Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Tommie Dell Smith; Stars: Alasdair Fraser)
Music documentary focusing on fiddle player Alasdair Fraser.
On The Sly: In Search Of The Family Stone and The Farthest
It's Not Yet Dark
(Country: Ireland; Year: 2016; Director: Frankie Fenton)
This is the incredible story of Simon Fitzmaurice, a young filmmaker who becomes completely paralyzed from motor neurone disease but goes on to direct an award-winning feature film through the use of his eyes.
Last Men In Aleppo
(Country: Denmark; Year: 2017; Director: Feras Fayyad, Steen Johannessen (co-director))
Documentary tracking the work of the White Helmets in the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo.
Leaning Into The Wind
(Country: UK; Year: 2017; Director: Thomas Riedelsheimer; Stars: Andy Goldsworthy)
Documentary showing Andy Goldsworthy at work.
On The Sly: In Search Of The Family Stone
(Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Michael Rubenstone; Writer: Michael Rubenstone; Stars: Rusty Allen, Frank Arellano, Hamp 'Bubba' Banks, Dick Cavett, Clive Davis, Gordon DeWitty, Greg Errico, David Froelich, George Johnson, Jeff Kaliss, David Kapralik, Michael Lang, Jerry Martini, Alec Palao, Stephen Paley)
Documentary about funk star Sly Stone.
(Country: New Zealand; Year: 2017; Director: Slavko Martinov; Stars: Doug Bain, Sarah Bunton, Bob Dawber, Brian Glassey, Brett Hawker, Mark Lilley, Rhys Lilley, Clint O'Brien, Ian Selby, Marina Steinke)
Documentary investigates the world of New Zealand chicken breeders.`
Treblinka and Becoming Cary Grant
(Country: UK; Year: 2017; Director: Grant McPhee; Writer: Grant McPhee, Angela Slaven; Stars: Thurston Moore, Kim Deal, Edwyn Collins, Jim Reid, Bobby Gillespie, Alan McGee, Duglas T. Stewart, Stephen McRobbie, Rose McDowall, Gerard Love, Sean Dickson, Eugene Kelly, Martin Hayward, Jowe Head, David Keegan)
A documentary about the pre-Britpop Scottish music scene.
(Country: UK, Japan, Canada; Year: 2017; Director: Kyoko Miyake; Writer: Kyoko Miyake)
Exploration of the J-pop teenage girl band phenomenon.
(Country: Portugal, Russia; Year: 2016; Director: Sérgio Tréfaut; Writer: Sérgio Tréfaut; Stars: Isabel Ruth, Kiril Kashlikov)
Film essay based on the memoirs of Chil Rajchman, who was sent to the death camp.
When We Were Wild (Una vez fuimos salvajes)
(Country: Spain; Year: 2017; Director: Carmen Bellas; Writer: Rafa Alberola, María Antón Cabot, Carmen Bellas)
Documentary is an imagined conversation between the author and the neighbourhood of San Cristobal on the outskirts of Madrid.
International premiere. Screening with Americano Fon Cortizo