3/4
The lives of a father and his two children.
An Elephant Sitting Still
The lives of four people cross over the course of a day in China.
Ava
A youngster in Iran begins to rebel.
Closeness
A family struggle to raise the ransom after a kidnapping.

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The Guilty
After he takes a call from a woman in a desperate situation, an emergency operator feels unable to let go.
Hale County This Morning, This Evening
An exploration of coming-of-age in the Black Belt of the American South.

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Makala
A young peasant makes a difficult journey in the hope of creating a better life for his loved ones.
Matangi/Maya/M.I.A.
Drawn from a never before seen cache of personal footage spanning decades, this is an intimate portrait of the Sri Lankan artist and musician who continues to shatter conventions.
Milla
Meditation on young motherhood and the vagaries of growing up.

R

Those Who Are Fine
A call centre worker begins to work a scam on the elderly.
Until The Birds Return
Algeria today. Past and present collide in the lives of a newly wealthy property developer, a young woman torn between the path of reason and sentiment and a neurologist whose past catches up with him.

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Winter Brothers
Two brothers embark on a violent feud with another family.
News

Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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Glasgow Youth Film Festival
Youth-run events celebrates its 11th year

Venice Film Festival
Italy's red carpet extravaganza

FrightFest

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival
Showcase specialising in films from eastern Europe

Outfest Los Angeles

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