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The 54th edition of the festival opened with Ava DuVernay's The 13th on September 30 and closed with James Gray's The Lost City Of Z on October 16. This year's retrospective programme included a celebration of director Henry Hathaway, with films including Kiss Of Death.
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Chronicle of the legal battle between the Manhattan DA’s Office and Abacus Federal Savings of Chinatown, the only bank that was actually prosecuted in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis.
A documentary about travelling cinemas in India.
The story of British explorer Percy Fawcett, whose search for a lost city in the Amazon grew into an obsession.
An ornithologist searching for black storks is swept away by rapids and awakens in a mysterious, dark forest.
Faust meets Arabic myth in the Moroccan desert.
Essay film based on James Baldwin's writing about the story of race in modern America.
A personal look at French cinema, the films, directors and composers.
Story of the Nobel prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda, who becomes a fugitive in his homeland.
The story of The Stooges.
Three-part narrative about the life of a gay African-American.
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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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