London Film Festival 2020

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The Disciple The Disciple
The Disciple and The Painter And The Thief
David Byrne’s American Utopia (American Utopia) (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Spike Lee; Writer: David Byrne; Stars: David Byrne, David Byrne)
A film of Byrne's acclaimed Broadway show.
Delia Derbyshire the Myths and the Legendary Tapes (Country: UK; Year: 2020; Director: Caroline Catz; Stars: Caroline Catz, Caroline Catz)
Portrait of the electronic music pioneer.
The Disciple (Country: India; Year: 2020; Director: Chaitanya Tamhane; Writer: Chaitanya Tamhane; Stars: Aditya Modak, Arun Dravid, Sumitra Bhave, Deepika Bhide Bhagwat, Kiran Yadnyopavit, Makarand Mukund, Prasad Vanarse)
Chaitanya Tamhane's masterfully composed second feature examines a lifetime journey devoted to the art of Indian classical music.
The Painter And The Thief (Country: Norway; Year: 2020; Director: Benjamin Ree)
An artist befriends the drug addict and thief who stole her paintings and an unusual relationship begins
Striding Into The Wind (Country: China; Year: 2020; Director: Shujun Wei; Writer: Gao Linyang, Shujun Wei; Stars: Zhou You, Zheng Yingchen, Wang Xiaomu)
A film school drop-out embarks on a journey.
Zanka Contact (Country: Morocco; Year: 2020; Director: Ismael El Iraki; Writer: Ismael El Iraki; Stars: Khansa Batma, Ahmed Hammoud, Said Bey, Mourad Zaoui, Abderrahmane Oubihem, Fatima Attif, Khansa Batma, Ahmed Hammoud, Said Bey, Mourad Zaoui, Abderrahmane Oubihem, Fatima Attif)
In hellish Casablanca, a car-crash sets ablaze a burning, passionate love story between has-been rocker Larsen and the streetwise Rajae.
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