London Film Festival 2023

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The Mission The Mission
The Mission and Kidnapped
Allensworth (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: James Benning)
A year in a town called Allensworth.
Fire Through Dry Grass (Country: US; Year: 2023; Director: Andres Jay Molina, Alexis Neophytides)
The Reality Poets are a group of young rappers, filmmakers and poets living in residential care on Roosevelt Island, New York. When Covid hits, they pick up cameras to tell their story.
Four Daughters (Les Filles D'Olfa) (Country: Tunisia, France; Year: 2021; Director: Kaouther Ben Hania)
A creative documentary following ten years in the life of a fortysomething Tunisian mother, a cleaning lady from a poor environment, who sees her two teenage daughters become radicalised, run away, join the terrorist organization Daesh in Libya and then be imprisoned there following a US attack.
The Goldman Case (Le Procès Goldman) (Country: France; Year: 2023; Director: Cédric Kahn; Writer: Nathalie Hertzberg, Cédric Kahn; Stars: Ariel Worthalter, Arthur Harari, Jeremy Lewin, Nicolas Briancon, Stephan Guerin-Tilie)
A chronicle of the trial of Goldman, a French left-wing revolutionary who was convicted of several robberies and was mysteriously murdered.
High & Low - John Galliano (Country: France, US, UK; Year: 2023; Director: Kevin Macdonald; Stars: John Galliano)
Documentary about controversial fashion designer John Galliano.
The Goldman Case The Goldman Case
The Goldman Case and The Rye Horn
Kidnapped (Rapito) (Country: Italy, France, Germany; Year: 2023; Director: Marco Bellocchio; Writer: Marco Bellocchio, Susanna Nicchiarelli, Edoardo Albinati; Stars: Enea Sala, Leonardo Maltese, Paolo Pierobon, Fausto Russo Alesi, Barbara Ronchi, Filippo Timi)
In 1858, a six-year-old Jewish boy is forcibly seized from his family by the Catholic church.
The Mission (Country: US; Year: 2023; Director: Amanda McBaine, Jesse Moss; Stars: Lawrence Kao)
A portrait of the life and death of young missionary John Allen Chau.
On The Adamant (Sur l’Adamant) (Country: France, Japan; Year: 2023; Director: Nicolas Philibert)
Documentary about patients and caregivers at a floating psychiatric centre on the Seine.
The Pigeon Tunnel (Country: US; Year: 2023; Director: Errol Morris; Stars: John le Carré, Douglas Rankine)
This documentary spans six decades as le Carré gives his final and most personal interview, interrupted with rare archival footage and dramatic anecdotes. It is set against the stormy Cold War backdrop that extends into the present day.
The Rye Horn (O Corno) (Country: Spain, Portugal, Belgium; Year: 2023; Director: Jaione Camborda; Writer: Jaione Camborda; Stars: Janet Novás, Siobhan Fernandes, Carla Rivas, Daniela Hernán Marchán, María Lado, Julia Gómez, José Navarro, Nuria Lestegás, Darío Fernández Raposo, Diego Anido, Filomena Gigante, Pamela Vidal, Belén Merino, Nuno Preto, Nuno Sá)
Illa de Arousa, 1971. Maria is a woman who earns a living harvesting shellfish. She is also known on the island for helping other women in childbirth. After an unexpected event, she is forced to flee and sets out on a dangerous journey that will make her fight for her survival.
Shoshana (Country: UK, Italy; Year: 2023; Director: Michael Winterbottom; Writer: Laurence Coriat, Paul Viragh, Michael Winterbottom; Stars: Irina Starshenbaum, Harry Melling, Aury Alby, Ofer Seker)
Two UK police officers hunt for a charismatic poet and Zionist fighter who has been plotting to evict UK authorities.
Wilding (Country: UK; Year: 2023; Director: David Allen)
Documentary about a transformed farm
Youth (Spring) (Country: France, Luxembourg, Netherlands; Year: 2023; Director: Wang Bing)
Documentary about the lives of teenage workers in China.

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