The Assumption
A documentary about the centuries old Feast of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary in Randazzo, beneath Mount Etna.
A lone twin struggles to cope with the loss of his sibling.


Dear Peter
A filmmaker tries to find the owner of a series of handwritten postcards he finds in second hand bookshop.
An aspiring dancer develops an odd relationship with an obscene phone caller. Together they discover an impassioned interest in self-amputation.
A hallucinatory recollection of conflict between gods.


At 92, Isabella struggles to hold onto her memories and sense of identity.
An elderly woman digs a well with the help of her horse.


The Mad Half Hour
Thirty minutes of living like a neurotic house cat.
Moon Blink
An abstract digital artwork constructed around mathematics and images drawn from code.
No Place Like Home
Under threat of imminent eviction from her countryside home, a self-reliant woman struggles to preserve her way of life.
A mysterious glimpse of an England steeped in folkloric tradition.


A housewife and grandmother turns to drink and drugs to relieve her boredom.
A Short Guide To Re-entry
A man finds it difficult to re-integrate into society following his release from prison.
Something About Silence
Character emerges from animated uncertainty.
A short film exploring the creation of animated characters.
The Third Dad
A filmmaker sets out to find the grave of her estranged father.

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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