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Cicada (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Matthew Fifer, Kieran Mulcare; Writer: Matthew Fifer; Stars: Sheldon D Brown, Matthew Fifer, Cobie Smulders)
A young man is forced to face past traumas when he embarks on a new relationship.
Disclosure: Trans Lives On Screen (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Sam Feder; Stars: Laverne Cox, Mj Rodriguez, Lilly Wachowski, Yance Ford, Chaz Bono, Jamie Clayton)
An investigation of how Hollywood's fabled stories have deeply influenced how Americans feel about transgender people, and how transgender people have been taught to feel about themselves.
Summerland (Country: UK; Year: 2020; Director: Jessica Swale; Writer: Jessica Swale; Stars: Gemma Arterton, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Lucas Bond, Dixie Egerickx, Sîan Phillips)
A lonely writer faces up to past heartbreak during the Second World War.

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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