London Film Festival 2014

Will also feature the short film programme, Let's Talk About Sex.

View other London Film Festival Films by strand: Cult, Dare, Documentary Competition, Experimenta, Family, First Feature Competition, Galas, Journey, Laugh, Love, Official competition, Sonic, Thrill

August Winds August Winds
August Winds and The Creator Of The Jungle
August Winds (Ventos De Agosto) (Country: Brazil; Year: 2014; Director: Gabriel Mascaro; Writer: Gabriel Mascaro; Stars: Dandara de Morais, Geová Manoel Dos Santos)
A teenager finds adventure when she leaves the city to look after her grandmother.
The Bride (Gelin) (Country: Turkey; Year: 1973; Director: Lutfi Akad; Writer: Lutfi Akad; Stars: Hülya Koçyigit, Kerem Yilmazer, Ali Sen, Nazan Adali, Orhan Aydinbas, Günay Güner, Nilgün Kasapbasoglu, Kahraman Kiral, Seden Kiziltunç, Abdurrahman Palay, Aliye Rona, Jeyan Mahfi Tözüm, Riza Tüzün, Kamran Usluer, Nermin Özses)
A young mother is forced to take desperate measures when her son becomes seriously ill.
Camp X-Ray (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: Peter Sattler; Writer: Peter Sattler; Stars: Kristen Stewart, Julia Duffy, Lane Garrison, Tara Holt, Yousuf Azami, Peyman Moaadi, Joseph Julian Soria, Ser'Darius Blain, Marco Khan, Anoop Simon, Jian, Nawal Bengholam, Cory Michael Smith, Richard Serio, Robert Tarpinian)
A young woman is stationed as a guard in Guantanamo Bay, where she forms an unlikely friendship with one of the detainees.
CAPTIVATED The Trials of Pamela Smart (Country: US, UK; Year: 2014; Director: Jeremiah Zagar)
In an extraordinary and tragic American story, a small town murder becomes one of the highest profile cases of all time. From its historic role as the first televised trial to the many books and movies made about it, the film looks at the media’s enduring impact on the case.
Citizenfour (Year: 2014; Director: Laura Poitras)
Documentary about Edward Snowden.
Rosewater Rosewater
Rosewater and Citizenfour
Court (Country: India; Year: 2014; Director: Chaitanya Tamhane; Writer: Chaitanya Tamhane; Stars: Vivek Gomber, Geetanjali Kulkarni, Pradeep Joshi, Shirish Pawar, Usha Bane, Vira Sathidar)
A folk singer is charged on dubious grounds after a man's body is found inside a manhole.
The Creator Of The Jungle (Sobre la marxa: The Creator of the Jungle) (Country: Spain; Year: 2014; Director: Jordi Morató; Writer: Jordi Morató; Stars: Josep Pijiula "Garrell", Ricard Ayats, Ivó Pijiula, Aleix Oliveras, Josep M.Costa, Albert Pujolar, Jordi Pujolar, David Fernández, Miquel Masdevall, Isaac Merino, Joel Vila)
The story of a man who built his own jungle by the side of a highway, and how he rebuilt and destroyed it three times.
Damn The War (Maudite soit la guerre, War Is Hell, War Be Damned, Accursed Be War) (Country: Belgium; Year: 1914; Director: Alfred Machin; Writer: Alfred Machin; Stars: Baert, Suzanne Berni, Fernand Crommelynck, Nadia D'Angely, Henri Goidsen, Albert Hendrickx, Maurice Auzat, Renée Bailly, Georges Etienne, Zizi Festerat, Lucien Mussière, Réginald, Jane Tony)
Two friends find themselves on opposite sides of the First World War conflict.
Dancing Arabs (A Borrowed Identity) (Country: Israel; Year: 2014; Director: Eran Riklis; Writer: Sayed Kashua; Stars: Tawfeek Barhom, Ali Suliman, Yaël Abecassis, Marlene Bajali, Laëtitia Eïdo, Razi Gabareen, Norman Issa, Daniel Kitsis, Michael Moshonov, Loai Nofi)
A boy from an Arab Israeli city is sent to a prestigious Jerusalem boarding school.
The Face Of An Angel (Country: UK, Italy, Spain; Year: 2014; Director: Michael Winterbottom; Writer: Barbie Latza Nadeau, Paul Viragh; Stars: Kate Beckinsale, Daniel Brühl, Cara Delevingne, Ava Acres, Rosie Fellner, John Hopkins, Alistair Petrie, Genevieve Gaunt, Peter Sullivan, Sai Bennett, Valerio Mastandrea, Corrado Invernizzi, Austin Spangler, Ranieri Menicori)
A filmmaker struggles to turn a notorious real-life crime into a feature film.
A Girl At My Door A Girl At My Door
A Girl At My Door and Dancing Arabs
Fishing Without Nets (Country: US, Kenya, Somalia; Year: 2014; Director: Cutter Hodierne; Writer: David Burkman, John Hibey, Cutter Hodierne; Stars: Abdikani Muktar, Abdi Siad, Abduwhali Faarah, Abdikhadir Hassan, Reda Kateb, Idil Ibrahim)
A story of pirates in Somalia told from the perspective of a struggling, young Somali fisherman.
German Concentration Camps Factual Survey (Country: UK; Year: 2014; Director: tbc)
This milestone in documentary film has been reconstructed and extended and can now finally be viewed in its intended form.
A Girl At My Door (Dohee-ya) (Country: South Korea; Year: 2014; Director: July Jung; Writer: July Jung; Stars: Doona Bae, Hie-jin Jang, Sae-ron Kim, Seong-kun Mun, Sae-Byeok Song)
A policewoman tries to help a young girl who is being abused by her violent stepdad.
The Great Invisible (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: Margaret Brown; Stars: Meccah Boynton-Brown, Doug Brown, Bob Cavnar, Brent Coon, Roosevelt Harris, Keith Jones, Sara Lattis Stone, Latham Smith, Stephen Stone)
Documentary about the Deepwater Horizon oil rig disaster.
Hoop Dreams (Country: US; Year: 1994; Director: Steve James; Writer: Steve James, Frederick Marx; Stars: William Gates, Arthur Agee, Emma Gates, Curtis Gates, Sheila Agee, Arthur 'Bo' Agee, Earl Smith, Gene Pingatore, Isiah Thomas, Marlyn Hopewell, Bill Gleason, Patricia Weir, Marjorie Heard, Luther Bedford, Aretha Mitchell)
Documentary charts the fortunes of two boys hoping to make it as basketball stars.
We Come As Friends We Come As Friends
We Come As Friends and The Way Out
Horse Money (Cavalo Dinheiro) (Country: Portugal; Year: 2014; Director: Pedro Costa)
While the young captains lead the revolution in the streets, the people of Fontainhas search for Ventura, lost in the woods.
I, Afrikaner (Country: South Africa; Year: 2013; Director: Annalet Steenkamp; Writer: Emma Bestall)
Account of the life of a family of Afrikaners who are attempting to cope with the dramatic changes that have taken place in their country over the last 20 years.
National Diploma (Examen d'état) (Country: Congo, France; Year: 2014; Director: Dieudo Hamadi; Writer: Dieudo Hamadi)
The lives of children who face challenges to complete their schooling.
Rosewater (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: Jon Stewart; Writer: Jon Stewart, Maziar Bahari, Aimee Molloy; Stars: Gael García Bernal, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Golshifteh Farahani, Kim Bodnia, Dimitri Leonidas, Jason Jones, Andrew Gower, Haluk Bilginer, Nasser Faris, Nazanin Nour, Numan Acar, Arian Moayed, Amir El-Masry, Zarif Kabier, Arash Mokhtar)
The story of Maziar Bahari, the journalist who was detained for 188 days in Iran.
Debate gala
Self Made (Country: Israel; Year: 2014; Director: Shira Geffen; Stars: Sarah Adler, Samira Saraya)
Amnesia leads to a confusion of identities, with an Israeli woman discovering life in a refugee camp whilst a Palestinian woman finds herself in a middle class Jerusalem home.
War Book War Book
War Book and Camp X-Ray
Tales (Ghesse-ha) (Country: Iran; Year: 2014; Director: Rakhshan Bani-Etemad; Writer: Rakhshan Bani-Etemad, Farid Mostafavi; Stars: Habib Rezaei, Mohammad Reza Forutan, Mehraveh Sharifinia, Golab Adineh, Mehdi Hashemi, Hassan Majooni, Babak Hamidian, Negar Javaherian, Shahrokh Foroutanian, Rima Raminfar, Atefeh Razavi, Peyman Moaadi, Baran Kosari, Khosrow Shahraz, Fatemah Motamed-Aria)
Journey through a twilight modern-day Iran replete with drug addicts, prostitutes and poverty.
War Book (Country: UK; Year: 2014; Director: Tom Harper; Writer: Jack Thorne; Stars: Sophie Okonedo, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Shaun Evans, Ben Chaplin, Adeel Akhtar, Kerry Fox, Phoebe Fox, Antony Sher, Nicholas Burns, Morgan Walters)
Political drama about a secret nuclear protocol from the 50s that’s put through its paces in the back rooms of Parliament to test real-world scenarios.
The Way Out (Cesta Ven) (Country: Czech Republic, France; Year: 2014; Director: Petr Václav)
Žaneta wants her young daughter to receive an education, she hankers after peaceful summer holidays and hopes that her partner David will stop looking at other women.
We Come As Friends (Country: France; Year: 2014; Director: Hubert Sauper)
We Come as Friends views colonisation as a human phenomenon through both explicit and metaphoric lenses without oversimplified accusations or political theorising. Alarmingly, It is not a historical film since colonisation and the slave trade still exist.

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