Being Thunder
A a two-spirit genderqueer teenager from the Narragansett tribe in Rhode Island, explores what it means to be a queer Indigenous person in a world bound by binary gender roles.
Bloodthirsty
A young musician who suffers from hallucinations is persuaded to record an album in a remote location by a producer with an agenda of his own.

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Disintegration Loops
A documentary about music, 9/11 and Covid-19.
A Distant Place
A man who has retreated to the countryside find his delicate balance upset by the visit of an old friend.
How To Fix Radios
When a narrow-minded teenager in a rural Ontario community starts a new job, he meets somebody who changes his outlook on life.

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Instructions For Survival
Alexander's transgender identity means he is obliged to lead a life of secrecy in his home country.
Kapana
In Namibia, a country where sodomy is still a crime and gay relationships are stigmatized against, two lives intersect: George and Simeon. Two secrets. One unlikely meeting in a bar.
Leading Ladies
A reflection on how different perspectives and memories affect one group of queer women.

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Ma Belle, My Beauty
A surprise reunion in southern France reignites passions and jealousies between two women who were formerly polyamorous lovers.
Moffie
Drama following a conscript through his military service in the South African Defence Force in the 1980s.
Poppy Field
The struggle of a closeted young genderme.

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See You Then
A decade after abruptly breaking up with Naomi, Kris invites her to dinner to catch-up on their complicated lives, relationships, and Kris’ transition.
A Sexplanation
To right the wrongs of his all-American sex education, a 36-year-old goes on a quest to uncover naked truths and hard facts - no matter how awkward it gets.
Sweetheart
A socially awkward, environmentally conscious teenager is dragged to a coastal holiday park by her painfully family, where she becomes unexpectedly captivated by a chlorine smelling, sun-loving lifeguard.
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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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Tribeca Film Festival
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The UK's leading documentary festival

Inside Out

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Human Rights Watch Film Festival
Showcase of films highlighting global injustice and campaigns

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