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The intrepid creator of the documentary That Sugar Film sets off on another journey, this time to scour the world for solutions and measures to combat climate change.
Three stories told atypically - through Irvine Welsh's prose.
Coppola adds 50 mins and re-edits his classic Vietnam war movie, based on The Heart Of Darkness.
After being beaten up on the street, an accountant joins a karate studio to learn how to protect himself.
A lonely widower's dream of going into space is reignited by a nationwide contest.
Martin is a cove fisherman whose brother has started using their father’s boat to shuttle tourists, soon causing latent familial tensions to explode.
Three children decide to leave their homes looking a better life.
Drama about a pair of dysfunctional families on a summer break.
T'Challa, the King of Wakanda, rises to the throne in the isolated, technologically advanced African nation, but his claim is challenged by a vengeful outsider who was a childhood victim of T'Challa's father's mistake.
1920s re-imagining of Snow White.
Documentary about competitive medieval combat.
A young man befriends a woman in trouble and discovers a sinister side to life in his small town.
Action adventure sees a morgue taken over by gunmen.
A chronicle of the years leading up to Queen's legendary appearance at the Live Aid concert.
An anarchic cocktail of generational politics, hip-hop loving farmers and hallucinogenic rabbit shites, set in the highlands of Scotland.
A princess gets more than she bargains for when she asks for a spell.
A day in the life of a bakery staffed by people with learning disabilities. Showing as part of Bridging The Gap and the Short Scottish Documentary Awards (which it won) at EIFF 2007.
Portrait of a trio of friends struggling with the expectations of adults and tradition in their village community.
Portrait of a crofter.
In 1973, an unhinged American outlaw walked into a bank in Sweden demanding millions in cash in exchange for his hostages. The events that followed would capture the attention of the world and ultimately give a name to a new psychological phenomenon: Stockholm syndrome.
A passionate friendship develops between a sheltered 15-year-old and an enigmatic stranger in this Gothic tale.
When a prison guard is knocked unconscious at the start of a riot, he wakes to find he is trapped within the prison and must pretend to be a con to stay alive.
A young French singer wanders the streets of Paris while waiting for the results of a cancer screening test.
A sequel to The Woman in which a feral teenage girl is taken into strict Catholic care and prepared for her First Holy Communion.
The peaceful town of Centerville finds itself battling a zombie horde as the dead start rising from their graves.
A man escapes from Hell to try and rescue his baby granddaughter from a cult that intends to sacrifice her.
A movie crew shooting a film about Columbus find themselves caught up in modern-day protests.
Two years after a zombie apocalypse, two women set off on a long journey in search of a safe haven.
Johnny Blaze returns as the Ghost Rider, who must stop the devil taking human form on earth.
Murder and mystery at a party in a stately home.
In 19th Century Snowdonia, a young girl tries to hold her home and family together as a mining company encroach on their land.
Musical celebration of PT Barnum's life as salesman, circus promoter, freak show entrepreneur, producer and show biz risk taker in 19th century America
Portrait of a group of young Sahrawi friends who live in a refugee camp in the Sahara.
Beneath the modern city, there lies a vast labyrinth, which the filmmaker explores.
A boy forms a bond with an alien giant.
Documentary about Spaniards forced by commerce to seek work abroad.
Documentary about the Jaén region and olive oil.
Two crab children go searching for their missing father.
Two clowns become embroiled in a tug of war for the heart of an acrobat.
A child learns to cope with being allergic to eggs.
The story of the bond between golfer and caddie.
A woman who believes she has a 'loser in love gene' goes on the hunt of her exes in a bid to change her romantic future.
Two mismatched murder detectives try to stop a serial killer.
When her daughter wants to get married, Donna has to explain that any one of three men could be her father.
A fisherman finds an injured refugee and tries to help him.
Vertov's early documentary film with a soundtrack from Michael Nyman.
A story of enduring love between Leonard Cohen and his Norwegian muse Marianne Ihlen. The film follows their relationship from the early days in Greece, a time of ‘free love’ and open marriage, to how their love evolved when Leonard became a successful musician.
In Depression-era London, a now-grown Jane and Michael Banks, along with Michael's three children, are visited by the enigmatic Mary Poppins at a difficult time.
Three female detectives find a series of cases combine with personal upheavals to give them new perspectives on their own lives as well as those of their clients.
The untold origin story behind Ridley Scott’s Alien – rooted in Greek and Egyptian mythologies, underground comics, the art of Francis Bacon, and the dark visions of Dan O’Bannon and HR Giger.
The MIF team chase down a group of international baddies who plan on taking over the world after nuking capital cities and killing anyone who moves.
A man struggles to do the right thing after years on the bottle.
After 10 years in Scotland, Sara Ishaq travels back to her childhood home of Yemen and takes her camera along.
A tormented young German artist who has fled to the west becomes convinced he has met the love of his life.
A man who suffers sudden bouts of paralysis whenever he experiences strong emotions finds his efforts to avoid joy put to the test when he falls in love.
A woman sets out to recover her grandfather's tree from the company who bought it.
A look at the craft of making ballet shoes and the damage done in the pursuit of art.
Two lives intersect in Mumbai and go along together. A struggling street photographer, pressured to marry by his grandmother, convinces a shy stranger to pose as his fiancée. The pair develops a connection that transforms them in ways that they could not expect.
Sliding into a heroin-induced oblivion, a director and his actress girlfriend become entangled with an aspiring filmmaker, whose addiction to cinema proves equally dangerous.
The story of the Scottish king.
Based on director's own experience as a fledgling promoter who came from the Schemes of Dundee.
The true story of white supremacist skinhead Bryon Widner and his attempts to leave his extreme right-wing past behind.
A brilliant but troubled plastic surgeon tries to create the perfect woman.
A quiet film student begins finding her voice as an artist while navigating a turbulent courtship with a charismatic but untrustworthy man.
A teenager bitten by a radioactive spider realises he's not the only one with super powers.
A family grieving for the loss of a son face trouble when his girlfriend shows up five years later, claiming she is pregnant with the dead boy's child.
A young girl struggles to adapt to her new life in the countryside after the death of her mum.
Tragicomedy about Yoav, a young Israeli determined to wipe out his origins and become French.
A filmmaker sets out to find the grave of her estranged father.
Domestic abuse and its aftermath, Spanish style.
A student, researching violence in film for a thesis, discovers an active cell of snuff moviemakers.
Inside a snake-handling church deep in Appalachia, a forbidden relationship forces a pastor’s daughter to confront her community’s deadly tradition.
A couple mount a hunt for a bride-to-be's AWOL mum, so that they can can tie the knot.
The gang go on a road trip with a new toy named Forky.
Stories from the breadline in Beirut.
A portmanteau feature film by nine female Pacific filmmakers and filmed on seven Pacific islands. It is about the journey of empowerment through culture over the lifetime of one woman, Vai.
A masterclass from the French filmmaker.
A man goes on a series of absurdist adventures after becoming lost in the Ukranian steppe.
Consideration of farm animals.
On the Western frontier of the United States of America in the late 1800s, a plains-woman is driven mad by the harshness and isolation of the untamed land.
A successful country lawyer captures and attempts to 'civilise' a woman he finds in the woods.
Musical comedy sees a singer-songwriter wake after a global blackout to discover a world where The Beatles never existed.
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
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