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Portrait of the ACT UP activist group, a direct action collective aiming to impact the lives of people with AIDS.
Arthur Miller: Writer
A documentary exploring the life and work of Arthur Miller.
Before We Vanish
Narumi and her husband Shinji are going through a rocky patch when Shinji suddenly vanishes, returning several days later, utterly transformed. At the same time, a family is brutally murdered, and the town beset by strange phenomena. Journalist Sakurai begins to investigate the mystery…
Boom For Real The Late Teenage Years Of Jean-Michel Basquiat
A documentary exploring the pre-fame years of the celebrated American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, and how New York City shaped his vision.
Call Me By Your Name
First love blooms over a long, hot summer for a teenager in Italy.
Caniba
A film that reflects on the discomfiting significance of cannibalistic desire in human history and culture through the prism of one Japanese man, Issei Sagawa, and his unsettling relationship with his brother.
Cielo
A documentary about the sky above the Andes and the Atacama Desert in northern Chile, and those who live under it.

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Dead Man
Road movie about the friendship of a wounded young man in the western frontiers, who hooks up with a Native American.
Faces Places
The director and photgrapher travel through France as their friendship blossoms.
Filmworker
Documentary about the working relationship between actor Leon Vitali and Stanley Kubrick.
Félicité
Story of a singer who finds herself in desperate circumstances after her son has an accident.
The Florida Project
The story of a precocious six-year-old and her rag-tag group of close friends whose carefree lives contrast with those of their struggling parents.

I

Ismael's Ghosts: Director's Cut
A filmmaker's life is sent into a tailspin by the return of a former lover just as he is about to embark on the shoot of a new film.
Jane
Documentary about primatologist Jane Goodall.
Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold
A documentary portrait of the filmmaker's aunt.
Last Flag Flying
A Vietnam veteran goes to collect the body of his son, who has been killed in war in Iraq.
Lady Bird
Teenage traumas in Sacramento, Cal, for 17-year-old Lady Bird who has love issues, sex issues, mom issues, when what she wants most is to be out of there, anywhere, especially New York because it's a long way away and packed with artistic promise.
Let The Sunshine In
Isabelle, single mum, divorced artist with one child, is looking for love. True love at last.

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The Meyerowitz Stories (New And Selected)
Comedy drama about a family who gather in New York to celebrate the work of their dad.
Mrs Hyde
After a teacher is struck by lightning, she discovers a powerful and dangerous alter ego.
Mudbound
Two families clash when Mississippi youths return from the Second World War with new perspectives on race relations.
The Night Of The Hunter
A religious fanatic marries a gullible widow whose young children are reluctant to tell him where their real daddy hid $10,000 he'd stolen in a robbery.
The Old Dark House
A couple run into trouble after they are stranded by a storm.
The Other Side Of Hope
A middle-aged restaurateur befriends a young refugee.
Pandora's Box
A beautiful young woman exploits her sexuality to enjoy freedom and power in 1880s London.

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The Rape Of Recy Taylor
A documentary about the rape of a black Alabama woman by six white men in 1944, and its consequences.
The Rider
A young cowboy tries to carve out a new identity.
The Sacrifice
Faced with the destruction of everything he loves, a father offers himself to God as a sacrifice in its stead.
Spoor
An elderly woman is convinced she knows what lies behind a spate of mysterious crimes... but nobody will believe her.
The Square
An art exhibit invites passers by to altruism, but things don't go as planned for its curator.
A Skin So Soft
Documentary about bodybuilders.
Thelma
Strange things happen to a religious young woman when she starts to fall in love.

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Wonderstruck
Ben and Rose are children from two different eras who secretly wish their lives were different. Both set out on quests.
Wonder Wheel
On Coney Island in the 1950s, a lifeguard tells the story of a middle-aged carousel operator and his beleaguered wife.
Western
A group of German construction workers on a job in Bulgaria begin to compete for the approval of the locals.
Zama
A 17th century army officer in Ascuncion, awaits transfer to Buenos Aires.
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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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