Two slave sisters flee their master in the Highlands of Scotland.
A Cuban immigrant tries to find her place in New York City.
The Burden
The Burden is an animated and animal musical, enacted in a modern marketplace next to a large freeway.


Death Of The Soundman
Two sound mixers are working hard on a film. But will anyone really pay attention to the sound of a film?
A Drowning Man
Alone and far from home, The Kid makes his way through a strange city looking for the means to get through his day.
Electric Faces
A young man plans to rob a banker, with the help of his unstable robot.
A woman witnesses an incident on the bus.
The nightly ritual between hyenas and the farmer who feeds them.
Two industrial painters discover a dead body in the Rotterdam harbour.
Hot Winter: A Film By Dick Pierre
One of the first films in American cinema to address climate change was also a hardcore porno, we are told.


The King And I
A fly-on-the-wall view of Graham's life and home.


Not Required Back
An abstract portrait of a redundant contractor and the declining Scottish Oil Industry.
Obair Là
An office worker endures another mundane day behind the desk until a co-worker gives him a challenge.


Rubber Coated Steel
May 2014: two unarmed Palestinian teens are killed by Israeli soldiers on the West Bank.
Salt And Sauce
Stuck in a post high-school limbo, Tammy works long days in the family chip shop.
Stone is getting his hustle on, often and early.
Strange Says The Angel
In this world threatened by contamination, what is Nina’s place?
Tony And The Bull
A small window into the private life of Tony and his companion/pet Scrunch - a fully-grown Highland bull.
The Train, The Forest
A train ride reveals strange incidents.


World Of Tomorrow
A little girl is taken on a mind-bending tour of her distant future.
Your Father Was Born 100 Years Ago And So Was The Nakba
A Palestinian grandmother returns to her hometown through Google Maps Streetview.

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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