London Film Festival 2018

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Putin's Witnesses Putin's Witnesses
Putin's Witnesses and John McEnroe: In The Realm Of Perfection
Bisbee '17 (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Robert Greene; Stars: Fernando Serrano, Laurie McKenna, Ray Family, Mike Anderson, Graeme Family, Richard Hodges)
An old mining town on the Arizona-Mexico border finally reckons with its darkest day: the deportation of 1200 immigrant miners exactly 100 years ago. Locals collaborate to stage recreations of their controversial past.
Dream Away (Country: Germany, Egypt; Year: 2018; Director: Marouan Omara, Johanna Domke)
Documentary about what has happened in the Red Sea resort of Sharm El Sheikh since the tourist downturn in the wake of the Arab Spring.
Evelyn (Country: UK; Year: 2018; Director: Orlando von Einsiedel)
The filmmaker and his family go on a walking holiday and consider the suicide of his brother a decade on from the tragedy.
John McEnroe: In The Realm Of Perfection (L'empire de la perfection) (Country: France; Year: 2018; Director: Julien Faraut; Stars: John McEnroe, Ivan Lendl, Mathieu Amalric, John McEnroe, Ivan Lendl, Mathieu Amalric)
Documentary about the US tennis ace.
The Plan That Came From The Bottom Up (Country: Portugal, UK; Year: 2018; Director: Steve Sprung)
Considering the impact of capitalism on society.
What You Gonna Do When The World's On Fire? What You Gonna Do When The World's On Fire?
What You Gonna Do When The World's On Fire? and Bisbee '17
Putin's Witnesses (Svideteli Putina) (Country: Latvia, Switzerland, Czech Republic; Year: 2018; Director: Vitaly Mansky)
Considering the Russian president's time in power.
The Raft (Country: Sweden, Denmark, United States, Germany; Year: 2018; Director: Marcus Lindeen; Writer: Marcus Lindeen; Stars: Daniel Giménez Cacho, Maria Björnstam, Mary Gidley, Rachida Lièvre, Edna Reves, Fé Seymour, Eisuke Yamaki, Servane Zanotti, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Maria Björnstam, Mary Gidley, Rachida Lièvre, Edna Reves, Fé Seymour, Eisuke Yamaki)
The stories behind a 1970s sociological experiment that became dubbed The Sex Raft.
Theatre Of War (Country: Argentina, Spain, Germany; Year: 2018; Director: Lola Arias; Writer: Lola Arias)
Revealing the personal stories of British and Argentinian former soldiers whose lives were deeply affected by the Falklands War.
What You Gonna Do When The World's On Fire? (Country: Italy, US; Year: 2018; Director: Roberto Minervini; Writer: Roberto Minervini; Stars: Dorothy Hill, Kevin Goodman, Judy Hill, Ronaldo King, Michael Nelson, Ashlei King, Titus Turner)
The story of a community of black people in the American South during the summer 2017, when a string of brutal killings of black men sent shockwaves throughout the country.
Young And Alive (L'Epoque) (Country: France; Year: 2018; Director: Matthieu Bareyre; Writer: Matthieu Bareyre, Sophia Collet)
Documentary observes young French people on nights out.

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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