1000 Voices
Dark animation which gathers together voices of detained asylum seekers.
25 Carat
A thug and a thief fall for each other and try to escape a life of crime in this Barcelona-set thriller.
The Cat Piano
In a city of singing cats, a lonely beat poet falls for a beautiful siren. When a mysterious dark figure emerges, kidnapping the town’s singers for his twisted musical plans, the poet must save his muse and put an end to the nefarious tune.
One man's journey into the realm of the undead... from the wrong side of life.
Crying With Laughter
Black comedy about a comedian whose past is unearthed.


Down Terrace
Killers consider retribution round the kitchen sink.
Easier With Practice
An unpublished author embarks on an unusual relationship after receiving a seemingly random phone call.
Eight strangers are sitting the final exam for a top-level position... but little do they know the stakes are higher than they imagine.
The Girlfriend Experience
Pornography is made subject to philosophy in this speculative art film.
Two old friends take male bonding a little too far.


Instant Swamp
When a woman has a run of bad luck and her mother falls ill, she finds out that her family might not be everything she assumed it was.
One love, two girls, Japanese-style.
Legacy: Black Ops
A former special agent holed up in a hotel room in the aftermath of a failed Eastern European mission grows suspicious of his brother's political success.
The Longest Night
Six friends on a camping trip are pursued by a gang of skinheads, but an even greater threat lurks in the woods.


Story about an eccentric who is the black sheep of her family.
Modern Love Is Automatic
Risk-taking black comedy about a nurse who dishes out S&M to help cure her sense of alienation.


Resurrecting The Street Walker
A wannabe filmmaker becomes obssessed with an unfinished snuff film.
Special When Lit
A history of pinball, and a look at its current devotees and major players.
A cat decides to pick on a dog stuck in a car.
Until The Light Takes Us
A look at the history and aesthetic of Black Metal.

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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