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Bobi Wine: The People’s President
Bobi Wine: The People’s President
A documentary about how Ugandan opposition leader, activist and musical star Bobi Wine took on the regime led by Yoweri Museveni, the person who led the country for 35 years.
An introverted foley artist, Eva struggles to create sounds for a commercial featuring a horse. Empowered by a horsetail growing out of her body, she lures a botanist into an affair, through a game of submission.
The Damned Don't Cry
The Damned Don't Cry
Selim follows his mother from place to place, forever trying to outrun the latest scandal she's been caught up in. When they arrive in Tangier, new opportunities will give them a shot at the legitimacy they each crave – but not without threatening their fragile love for one another.
Pretty Red Dress
Pretty Red Dress
Trouble brews for a man on his release from jail and only worsens after he buys his girlfriend a dream dress.
Medusa Deluxe
Medusa Deluxe
A murder mystery set in a competitive hairdressing competition.
My Imaginary Country
My Imaginary Country
Protests that exploded onto the streets of Chile's capital of Santiago in 2019 as the population demanded more democracy and social equality around education, healthcare and job opportunities.
When a satellite falls from orbit and crashes into the suburban home of a dysfunctional family in Ohio, the father seizes the opportunity to fulfil his dream of becoming an astronaut by re-building it into his own rocket ship. While his wife and daughter believe he's experiencing a midlife crisis, surreal events begin to unfold around him.
Blue Bag Life
Blue Bag Life
Documentary portrait of a life touched by addiction.
Bardo, False Chronicle Of A Handful Of Truths
Bardo, False Chronicle Of A Handful Of Truths
An epic comedy about journalism.
On the French Polynesian island of Tahiti, the High Commissioner of the Republic and French government navigates the high end "establishment" as well as shady venues as a rumour abounds about the sighting of a submarine whose presence could herald the return of French nuclear testing.
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London Film Festival Features

A study in scarlet
Dionne Edwards and Natey Jones on Pretty Red Dress
Stitching in feelings
Maryam Touzani on the inspiration for The Blue Caftan and its emotional fabric
Catalan renegade working from inside out
Albert Serra on inspiration, stimulation, Magimel and filming Pacifiction in Tahiti
A timeless tale
Colin West on space, science, emotion and Linoleum
From make-up.. to natural blusher
Léa Seydoux on coming over all coy with Daniel Craig and Melvil Poupaud
The woman who wouldn't let go
Gabriel Bier Gislason on occult horror, Jewish mothers and Attachment
Portraits of modern life
Mia Hansen-Løve on Léa Seydoux, Pascal Greggory, Kafka, ghosts and One Fine Morning
The functional and the representational
Marie Kreutzer on Empress Elisabeth of Austria, the biographies of Sisi, and Corsage
Control, numbers and measurements
Marie Kreutzer on Vicky Krieps, Camille, and the look of Corsage
Bolivian snapshot
Alejandro Loayza Grisi on working with non-professional actors, sweeping landscapes and llamas in Utama
A film that meant everything
Jeremy Pope and Elegance Bratton discuss making The Inspection
Walk through fear
Nan Goldin, Laura Poitras, Harry Cullen and Megan Kapler on All The Beauty And The Bloodshed
Six of the best at LFF
We select a handful of highlights ahead of this year's festival
Blending biography with fiction
Christophe Honoré and his young star Paul Kircher talk about grief and hope in Winter Boy
Lacoste is clear
Actor Vincent on grief and working with Christophe Honoré on Winter Boy and his hopes for the future
Investigating a death
July Jung on student exploitation, suicide and Next Sohee
A world in miniature
Erige Sehiri reflects on the origin and themes of Under The Fig Trees
'I love this idea of going backwards to revisit the past'
Manuela Martelli on her period thriller 1976
From Joyland to the Corner Office
Tribeca-bound producer on Cannes winner and the joy of storytelling
Beauty is scary.. looks are a currency
Director Ruben Östlund on the starting point for Triangle Of Sadness
Flight and fight
Shaunak Sen on making his documentary about two brothers' bird hospital in Delhi

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