London Film Festival 2020

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180 Degree Rule (180° Rule) (Country: Iran; Year: 2020; Director: Farnoosh Samadi)
Tragedy strikes at the heart of a Tehran wedding.
200 Meters (Country: Palestine; Year: 2020; Director: Ameen Nayfeh; Writer: Ameen Nayfeh; Stars: Ali Suliman, Anna Unterberger, Motaz Malhees, Lana Zreik, Gassan Abbas, Ali Suliman, Anna Unterberger, Motaz Malhees, Lana Zreik, Gassan Abbas)
A man from the West Bank finds himself taking the smuggling route to Israel to be with his family.
African Apocalypse (Country: UK, Niger; Year: 2020; Director: Rob Lemkin)
Documentary considering the trauma and legacy of colonialism in Niger.
Identifying Features (Sin Señas Particulares) (Country: Mexico, Spain; Year: 2020; Director: Fernanda Valadez; Writer: Fernanda Valadez, Astrid Rondero; Stars: Mercedes Hernández, David Illescas, Juan Jesús Varela, Ana Laura Rodríguez, Laura Elena Ibarra, Xicoténcatl Ulloa)
Magdalena makes a journey to find her son, gone missing on his way to the Mexican border with the US. Her odyssey takes her to meet Miguel, a man recently deported from the US. They travel together, Magdalena looking for her son, and Miguel hoping to see his mother again.
Mangrove (Country: UK; Year: 2020; Director: Steve McQueen; Writer: Steve McQueen, Alastair Siddons; Stars: Jodhi May, Jack Lowden, Letitia Wright)
The true story of the Mangrove 9, the group of black activists who clashed with London police during a protest march in 1970 and their highly publicised trial that followed.
One Man And His Shoes (Country: UK; Year: 2020; Director: Yemi Bamiro; Stars: David Falk, Jemele Hill, Scoop Jackson, DJ Clark Kent, Roland Lazenby, David Stern, Rick Telander, Sonny Vaccaro, David Falk, Jemele Hill, Scoop Jackson, DJ Clark Kent, Roland Lazenby, David Stern, Rick Telander)
Documentary considers cultural and commercial phenomena of Michael Jordan against the increasing commodification of black culture.
Shadow Country (Krajina ve stínu) (Country: Czech Republic; Year: 2020; Director: Bohdan Sláma; Writer: Ivan Arsenyev; Stars: Magdaléna Borová, Cyril Drozda, Csongor Kassai, Stanislav Majer, Robert Miklus, Pavel Nový, Barbora Poláková, Petra Spalková, Magdaléna Borová, Cyril Drozda, Csongor Kassai, Stanislav Majer, Robert Miklus, Pavel Nový, Barbora Poláková)
An account of life in a Czech-Austrian border village from the 1930s-1950s.
Time (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Garrett Bradley)
Fox Rich, indomitable matriarch and modern-day abolitionist, strives to keep her family together while fighting for the release of her incarcerated husband. An intimate, epic, and unconventional love story, filmed over two decades.
Ultraviolence (Country: UK; Year: 2020; Director: Ken Fero)
Documentary, considering deaths in police custody in the UK.
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