New Directors/New Films 2015

In addition to the film below, there will be two shorts programmes.

Listen To Me Marlon Listen To Me Marlon
Listen To Me Marlon and Goodnight Mommy
Christmas, Again (Country: US; Year: 2014; Director: Charles Poekel; Writer: Charles Poekel; Stars: Kentucker Audley, Hannah Gross, Caitlin Mehner, Andrea Suarez Paz, Oona Roche, Jason Shelton)
A heartbroken Christmas tree salesman returns to New York, hoping to put the past year behind him.
Court (Country: India; Year: 2014; Director: Chaitanya Tamhane; Writer: Chaitanya Tamhane; Stars: Vivek Gomber, Geetanjali Kulkarni, Pradeep Joshi, Shirish Pawar, Usha Bane, Vira Sathidar)
A folk singer is charged on dubious grounds after a man's body is found inside a manhole.
The Creation Of Meaning (La creazione di significato) (Country: Canada, Italy; Year: 2014; Director: Simone Rapisarda Casanova; Writer: Simone Rapisarda Casanova; Stars: Alexander Auf Der Heyde, Benjamin Auf Der Heyde, Siria Battelli, Pacifico Pieruccioni, Bartolomeo Puccetti)
An ageing shepherd's livelihood is threatened by the rise of corruption.
The Diary Of A Teenage Girl (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Marielle Heller; Writer: Phoebe Gloekner, Marielle Heller; Stars: Bel Powley, Alexander Skarsgård, Kristen Wiig, Christopher Meloni, Margarita Levieva, Quinn Nagle, Madeleine Waters, Austin Lyon, Miranda Bailey, Giovanni Miller, Samantha Hyde, David Fine, Natalie Stephany Aguilar, Drew Benda, Davy Clements)
Minnie Goetze is a 15-year-old aspiring comic-book artist, coming of age in the haze of the 1970s in San Francisco. Insatiably curious about the world around her, Minnie is a pretty typical teenage girl. Oh, except that she's sleeping with her mother's boyfriend.
Dog Lady (La Mujer De Los Perros) (Country: Argentina; Year: 2015; Director: Laura Citarella, Verónica Llinás; Writer: Laura Citarella, Verónica Llinás; Stars: Verónica Llinás)
The story of a nameless woman living in the wilds with a pack of dogs.
Theeb Theeb
Theeb and Haemoo
Entertainment (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Rick Alverson; Writer: Rick Alverson, Rick Alverson, Tim Heidecker, Gregg Turkington, Gregg Turkington; Stars: Michael Cera, John C. Reilly, Tye Sheridan, Lotte Verbeek, Dean Stockwell, Amy Seimetz, Tim Heidecker, Mariann Gavelo, Kalia Prescott, Tonantzin Carmelo, Waymond Lee, Gregg Turkington, David Yow, Ashley Atwood, Dustin Guy Defa)
En route to meeting with his estranged daughter, a broken, ageing comedian plays a string of dead-end shows in the Mojave Desert.
The Fool (Durak) (Country: Russia; Year: 2014; Director: Yuriy Bykov; Writer: Yuriy Bykov; Stars: Natalya Surkova, Kirill Polukhin, Boris Nevzorov, Darya Moroz, Artem Bystrov)
A smalltown plumber takes on corrupt bureaucracy.
Fort Buchanan (Country: France, Tunisia; Year: 2014; Director: Benjamin Crotty; Writer: Benjamin Crotty, Benjamin Crotty; Stars: Andy Gillet, Iliana Zabeth, David Baiot, Mati Diop, Luc Chessel, Nancy Lane Kaplan, Pauline Jacquard, Guillaume Palin, Judith Lou Lévy)
Tragicomedy about a man who finds himself trying to cope at an isolated military post with his adopted daughter after his husband is posted to Djibouti.
Goodnight Mommy (Ich Seh, Ich Seh) (Country: Austria; Year: 2014; Director: Severin Fiala, Veronika Franz; Writer: Severin Fiala, Veronika Franz; Stars: Susanne Wuest, Elias Schwarz, Lukas Schwarz)
Twin boys suspect that their mum, who has just undergone reconstructive facial surgery, is an imposter and set out to discover the truth.
The Great Man (Country: France; Year: 2014; Director: Sarah Petit; Writer: Emmanuelle Jacob, Sarah Petit; Stars: Jérémie Renier, Surho Sugaipov, Ramzan Idiev, Daniel Fassi, Jean-Yves Ruf, Sabine Massé, Miglen Mirtchev, Paul Massé, Laura Arsangereeva, Issita Arslanov, Michaël Klein, Daphné Dumons, Manon Gineste, Sava Lolov, Guillaume Verdier)
An act of heroism in a war zone leads to a foreign refugee facing a stark choice.
The Tribe The Tribe
The Tribe and The Creation Of Meaning
Haemoo (Haemu) (Country: South Korea; Year: 2014; Director: Shim Sung-bo; Writer: Bong Joon-ho, Shim Sung-bo; Stars: Kim Yun-seok, Park Yoo-chun, Han Ye-ri, Mun Seong-kun, Kim Sang-ho, Lee Hee-jun, Yoo Seung-mok, Jung In-gi, Jo Kyung-Sook)
The attempt of a fishing ship’s crew to smuggle illegal migrants ends in catastrophe.
K (Country: China; Year: 2015; Director: Erdenibulag Darhad, Emyr ap Richard; Writer: Emyr ap Richard, based on The Castle by Franz Kafka; Stars: Bayin, Jula, Yirgui, Zandaraa, Altanochir, Urinshaa, Borgil, Baatar Sregüleng, Oyunsang, Jüdengowa, Jinba, Ayur, Erdenibulag Darhad, As, Habura)
A land surveyor finds himself trapped in administrative chaos in a remote frontier village in a modern-day adaptation of Kafka's The Castle.
The Kindergarten Teacher (Haganenet) (Country: Israel, France; Year: 2014; Director: Nadav Lapid)
A teacher is determined to protect and support a young child with a gift for poetry.
Line Of Credit (Kreditis limiti) (Country: Japan, France, Georgia; Year: 2014; Director: Salome Alexi; Writer: Salome Aleksi; Stars: Nino Kasradze)
A fortysomething woman in modern Georgia struggle to cope with mounting debt.
Listen To Me Marlon (Country: UK; Year: 2015; Director: Stevan Riley; Writer: Stevan Riley, Peter Ettedgui)
Documentary uses first-person tapes to explore the life and career of Brando.
Entertainment Entertainment
Entertainment and The Fool
Los Hongos (Country: France, Germany, Argentina, Colombia; Year: 2014; Director: Oscar Ruiz Navia; Writer: César Augusto Acevedo, Oscar Ruiz Navia, Marietta von Hausswolff von Baumgarten; Stars: Jovan Alexis Marquinez, Calvin Buenaventura, Atala Estrada, Gustavo Ruiz Montoya, María Elvira Solis, Dominique Tonnelier, Ángela García)
Two graffiti artists from radically different backgrounds are inspired by the Arab Spring.
Mercuriales (Country: France; Year: 2014; Director: Virgil Vernier; Writer: Mariette Désert, Virgil Vernier; Stars: Ana Neborac, Philippine Stindel, Jad Solesme, Annabelle Lengronne, Sadio Nakaté, Damien Bonnard, Sarah Loko, Franck Babot, Isaïe Théodore Korenfeld, Benjamin Klintoe, Pierre Joab, Fathi Ibrahim Elnour, Moussa Ibrahim, Maryne Cayon, Nicolas Sagot)
Character study of two Parisian receptionists.
Ow (Maru) (Country: Japan; Year: 2014; Director: Yohei Suzuki; Writer: Yukiko Koyama, Yohei Suzuki; Stars: Kaoru Iida, Masatoshi Kihara, Shu Ikeda, Sari Kaneko, Hitomi Karube, Murakami Rock, Shoji Omiya, Shigeko Tanaka)
After people are left catatonic by a mysterious orb, a journalist sets out to investigate.
Parabellum (Country: Argentina, Austria, Uruguay; Year: 2015; Director: Lukas Valenta Rinner; Writer: Ana Godoy, Esteban Prado, Lukas Valenta Rinner; Stars: Eva Bianco, Pablo Seijo, Martín Shanly)
Apocalypse tourists take a vacation to prepare for the end of the world.
Theeb (Country: United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Jordan, UK; Year: 2014; Director: Naji Abu Nowar; Writer: Naji Abu Nowar, Bassel Ghandour; Stars: Jacir Eid Al-Hwietat, Hussein Salameh Al-Sweilhiyeen, Hassan Mutlag Al-Maraiyeh, Jack Fox)
A Bedouin boy experiences a desert adventure when he joins a British officer searching for a well on the eve of the 1916 Arab Revolt.
Dog Lady Dog Lady
Dog Lady and Christmas, Again
Tired Moonlight (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Britni West; Writer: Britni West; Stars: Alex Karpovsky, Paul Dickinson, Beck DeRobertis, Hillary Berg, Liz Randall, Rainleigh Vick, Charles Smith)
Drama focusing on a middle-aged woman in Montana.
The Tribe (Plemya) (Country: Ukraine, Netherlands; Year: 2014; Director: Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy; Writer: Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy; Stars: Grigoriy Fesenko, Yana Novikova, Rosa Babiy, Alexander Dsiadevich, Yaroslav Biletskiy)
A deaf teenager runs into gang trouble at a boarding school.
Tu Dors Nicole (Country: Canada; Year: 2014; Director: Stéphane Lafleur; Writer: Valérie Beaugrand-Champagne, Stéphane Lafleur; Stars: Marc-André Grondin, Julianne Côté, Fanny Mallette)
A young woman is enjoying the summer in her parents' house whilst they are away, but when her brother arrives with his band, events take a different turn.
Violet (Country: Belgium; Year: 2013; Director: Bas Devos; Writer: Bas Devos)
In a shopping mall, Jesse’s best friend is stabbed to death right before his eyes.
Western (Country: US, Mexico; Year: 2014; Director: Bill Ross IV, Turner Ross)
For generations, all that distinguished Eagle Pass, Texas, from Piedras Negras, Mexico, was the Rio Grande. But when darkness descends upon these harmonious border towns, a cowboy and lawman face a new reality that threatens their way of life. Western portrays timeless American figures in the grip of unforgiving change.
The Diary Of A Teenage Girl The Diary Of A Teenage Girl
The Diary Of A Teenage Girl and Court
White God (Fehér isten) (Country: Hungary, Germany, Sweden; Year: 2014; Director: Kornél Mundruczó; Writer: Kornél Mundruczó, Viktória Petrányi, Kata Wéber; Stars: Zsófia Psotta, Sándor Zsótér, Lili Horváth, Szabolcs Thuróczy, Lili Monori, Gergely Bánki, Tamás Polgár, Orsolya Tóth, Kornél Mundruczó, Natasa Stork, János Derzsi, Péter Gothár, Ervin Nagy, Alexandra Gallusz, László Gálffi)
A girl goes in search of her pet dog.

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The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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