London Film Festival 2023

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Black Dog (Country: UK; Year: 2023; Director: George Jaques; Writer: Jamie Flatters, George Jaques; Stars: Jamie Flatters, Keenan Munn-Francis, Nicholas Pinnock, Paul Kaye, Ruby Stokes, Hattie Morahan, Amrita Acharia, Jason Flemyng, Leanne Best, Liv Hill, Flynn Allen, Joe Hughes, Marc Wesley DeHaney, Chicho Tche, Jamie Smelt)
Two teenagers' lives collide when one is mugged, leading to an unexpected road trip.
Earth Mama (Country: US; Year: 2023; Director: Savanah Leaf; Writer: Savanah Leaf; Stars: Tia Nomore, Erika Alexander, Keta Price, Doechii)
Set in the Bay Area, the film follows Gia as she contends with pregnancy and poverty while longing for her children in foster care.
Hoard (Country: UK; Year: 2023; Director: Luna Carmoon; Writer: Luna Carmoon; Stars: Saura Lightfoot Leon, Joseph Quinn, Hayley Squires, Deba Hekmat, Cathy Tyson)
1984, London: 7 year old Maria and her mother live in their own loving world built on sorting through bins and collecting shiny rubbish. One night, their world falls apart, and we join Maria a decade later, living with her foster mother.
In Camera (Year: 2022; Director: Naqqash Kahlid; Writer: Naqqash Khalid; Stars: Nabhaan Rizwan, Amir El-Masry, Rory Fleck Byrne)
An actor struggles with the various roles he is juggling in life.
Mambar Pierrette (Country: Belgium; Year: 2023; Director: Rosine Mbakam)
Drama about a seamstress who is trying to make ends meet.
Paradise Is Burning (Paradiset brinner) (Country: Italy, Finland, Sweden, Denmark; Director: Mika Gustafson; Writer: Mika Gustafson, Alexander Öhrstrand; Stars: Bianca Delbravo, Marta Oldenburg, Dilvin Asaad, Mitja Siren, Safira Mossberg, Ida Engvoll)
Prison In The Andes (Penal Cordillera) (Country: Chile, Brazil; Year: 2023; Director: Felipe Carmona; Stars: Andrew Bargsted, Hugo Medina, Bastián Bodenhöfer, Alejandro Trejo, Mauricio Pesutic, Óscar Hernández)
A group of high-ranking Chilean military officers serving long prison terms for their human rights abuses find their privileges challenged.
The Queen Of My Dreams (Country: Canada, Pakistan; Year: 2023; Director: Fawzia Mirza; Writer: Fawzia Mirza; Stars: Amrit Kaur, Nimra Bucha, Hamza Haq, Charlie Boyle, Trina Corkum)
Against the backdrop of a shared obsession with Bollywood fantasy, Mariam, a Pakistani Muslim woman, and her Canadian-born daughter Azra come of age in two different eras.
Sky Peals (Country: UK; Year: 2023; Director: Moin Hussain; Writer: Moin Hussain; Stars: Faraz Ayub, Natalie Gavin, Claire Rushbrook, Simon Nagra, Steve Oram, Jeff Mirza, Bill Fellows, Adrian Hood, Maizie Wickson, Alan Cammish, Teresa Mondol, Junaid Arshad, Christian Foster, Vicki Hackett, Lynne Payne)
A lonely man starts to piece together the story of his estranged father after his death and discovers the older man didn't believe he was human.
Tiger Stripes (Country: Malaysia, Taiwan, Singapore, France, Germany, Netherlands, Indonesia, Qatar; Year: 2023; Director: Amanda Nell Eu)
A carefree 11-year-old girl begins to experience horrifying physical changes to her body.
Tuesday (Country: UK, US; Year: 2023; Director: Daina Oniunas-Pusic; Writer: Daina Oniunas-Pusic; Stars: Arinzé Kene, Lola Petticrew, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Leah Harvey, Ellie James, Taru Devani, Jay Simpson, David Sibley, Nathan Amzi, Azalea Amzi, Justin Edwards, Florencia Nunez, Dan Shaw, Hugh Futcher, Nathan Ives-Moiba)
When death comes calling for terminally ill teenager Tuesday, it sparks a chain of events that leads mother and daughter on a wild, strange adventure.

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