London Film Festival 2021

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All These Sons All These Sons
All These Sons and Leave No Traces
Ahed's Knee (Country: France, Israel; Year: 2021; Director: Nadav Lapid; Writer: Nadav Lapid; Stars: Nur Fibak, Avshalom Pollak)
An Israeli filmmaker throws himself in the midst of two battles doomed to fail: one against the death of freedom, the other against the death of a mother.
All These Sons (Country: US; Year: 2021; Director: Joshua Altman, Bing Liu)
On Chicago’s South and West sides, the scourge of guns and gangs is destroying countless lives. Taking matters into their own hands, two men dedicate their lives educating, empowering and healing young black men at high risk for being victims or perpetrators of deadly gun-violence.
Between Two Worlds (Ouistreham) (Country: France; Year: 2021; Director: Emmanuel Carrère; Writer: Florence Aubenas, Emmanuel Carrère, Hélène Devynck; Stars: Juliette Binoche)
Marianne Winckler, a well-known author, goes to live in northern France to research for her new book on the subject of job insecurity. Without revealing her true identity, she gets hired as a cleaner, working with a group of other women.
Burn It Down! (Country: US, UK; Year: 2021; Director: Celia Aniskovich, Tim Travers Hawkins)
Documentary about an attempt to recreate Woodstock 30 years that had toxic consequences.
Dopesick (Country: US; Year: 2021; Director: Barry Levinson; Writer: Beth Macy, Danny Strong, Danny Strong; Stars: Michael Keaton, Peter Sarsgaard, Will Poulter, John Hoogenakker, Kaitlyn Dever, Rosario Dawson, Michael Stuhlbarg, Will Chase, Jake McDorman, Phillipa Soo, Arischa Conner, Brendan Patrick Connor, Andrea Frankle, Ian Unterman, Lawrence Arancio)
TV mini-series about America's opioid crisis.
The First Wave The First Wave
The First Wave and The Hole In The Fence
ear for eye (Country: UK; Year: 2021; Director: Debbie Tucker Green; Stars: Lashana Lynch, Carmen Munroe, Tosin Cole)
Adaptation of the director's play about racial injustice.
The First Wave (Country: US; Year: 2021; Director: Matthew Heineman)
Documentary consideration of how NYC's emergency workers dealt with the first wave of the pandemic.
A Hero (Ghahreman) (Country: Iran; Year: 2021; Director: Asghar Farhadi; Writer: Asghar Farhadi; Stars: Amir Jadidi, Mohsen Tanabandeh, Fereshteh Sadre Orafaiy, Sarina Farhadi)
When an ex-con's decides to try and rehabilitate himself by returning a lost bag of coins and exploiting the media attention, nothing goes to plan.
The Hole In The Fence (El Hoyo En La Cerca) (Country: Mexico; Year: 2021; Director: Joaquin del Paso; Writer: Lucy Pawlak, Joaquin del Paso; Stars: Valeria Lamm Williams, Yubah Ortega, Lucciano Kurti, Eric Walker, Santiago Barajas, Enrique Lascurain, Jacek Poniedzialek, Raul Vasconcelos)
Trouble brews at a secluded exclusive summer camp in the Mexican countryside for boys from a prestigious private school.
Invisible Demons (Country: India, Finland, Germany; Year: 2021; Director: Rahul Jain; Writer: Yaël Bitton, Rahul Jain, Iikka Vehkalahti)
In the sprawling mega city of Delhi where the dangers of climate change are present not future, the film shows a world on the brink.
The Neutral Ground The Neutral Ground
The Neutral Ground and Mass
Leave No Traces (Country: Poland, Czech Republic, France; Year: 2021; Director: Jan P Matuszynski; Writer: Kaja Krawczyk-Wnuk, Cezary Lazarewicz; Stars: Agnieszka Grochowska, Tomasz Kot, Robert Wieckiewicz, Tomasz Zietek, Aleksandra Konieczna, Jacek Braciak, Adam Bobik, Sebastian Pawlak, Sandra Korzeniak, Lukasz Gawronski, Mateusz Górski, Aidan Hoyle, Maksym Kogua, Jacek Grygorowicz, Dominik Wald)
Poland, 1983. The country is shaken by the case of Grzegorz Przemyk - a high school student beaten to death by militia. Based on true events, the film follows the story of Jurek - the only witness of the beating, who overnight became the number one enemy of the state.
Little Palestine (Diary Of A Siege) (Country: Lebanon, Qatar, France; Year: 2021; Director: Abdallah Al-Khatib; Writer: Abdallah Al-Khatib)
Documentary about the siege at Yarmouk refugee camp in Damascus, Syria.
Mass (Country: US; Year: 2021; Director: Fran Kranz; Writer: Fran Kranz; Stars: Jason Isaacs, Martha Plimpton, Ann Dowd, Breeda Wool, Reed Birney, Michelle N. Carter, Kagen Albright, Jason Isaacs, Martha Plimpton, Ann Dowd, Breeda Wool, Reed Birney, Michelle N. Carter, Kagen Albright)
Years after a tragic shooting, the parents of both the victim and the perpetrator meet face-to-face.
The Neutral Ground (Country: US; Year: 2021; Director: CJ Hunt; Writer: Jane Geisler, James Hamilton, CJ Hunt; Stars: CJ Hunt)
In December 2015, the New Orleans City Council voted to remove four Confederate monuments from public grounds. A forceful group of critics protested the decision, and fearing retaliation, no crew would agree to remove the statues.
Rehana (Rehana Maryam Noor) (Country: Bangladesh, Singapore, Qatar; Year: 2021; Director: Abdullah Mohammad Saad; Stars: Azmeri Haque Badhon, Saberi Alam, Afia Zahin, Kazi Sami Hasan, Afia Tabassum, Yasir Al Haque)
The story of a private medical college teacher who becomes the witness to an unexpected incident while leaving the college one day, and is moved to protest against the system.
Invisible Demons Invisible Demons
Invisible Demons and ear for eye
Welcome To Spain (Country: Spain; Year: 2021; Director: Juan Antonio Moreno Amador; Writer: Juan Antonio Moreno Amador)
A view of Spain through the eyes of newly arrived immigrants.

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