Battle Mountain: Graeme Obree's Story
A documentary about one man and his bike.
The Carer
An ageing actor strikes up a relationship with his Hungarian emigre carer.
crISIS
A father and son struggle with grief as bombs go off around Baghdad.

D

Dan And Margot
Margot believes she is being stalked and tormented by someone named Dan, but discovers she has schizophrenia. Now, she struggles to build a life as a young independent woman, while trying to reclaim the years she lost to the disorder.
A Family Affair
When Tom Fassaert’s 95-year-old grandmother invites him to visit her in South Africa, all he knows about her are his father’s stories about the 1950s femme fatale who put her two sons in a children’s home. An unexpected confession makes things more complicated than he could have ever imagined.

I

Infinitely Polar Bear
A manic-depressive mess of a father tries to win back his wife by attempting to take full responsibility for their two young daughters.
It's Kind Of A Funny Story
A New York teenager with suicidal tendencies strikes up friendships when he finds himself placed on the hospital’s adult psychiatric ward.
I Wish I Was That Bird
A candid and intimate portrait of outsider artist James Condos. Filmed over a period of three years, the documentary follows James as he reveals his childhood trauma, meets other outsider artists, tries to sell his work and seeks to find his place in the community.
Lima
An animated film about a son’s struggle to keep the memory of his father alive.
Love & Mercy
A look at two periods of the life of Beach Boy Brian Wilson.

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Mamma Mia!
When her daughter wants to get married, Donna has to explain that any one of three men could be her father.
One Foot In Reality
A woman discusses the impact of child abuse on her mental health in later life.
Planes, Trains & Automobiles
Steve Martin and John Candy try in vain to get home in time for Thanksgiving.

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The Road Within
A Tourette's sufferer goes ona road trip with his doctor and a couple of other troubled youngsters.
Rocks In My Pockets
An animated film exploring living with illness.
Talk It Out
A teacher setting up an after-school support group prompts young people to think differently about mental health issues.
Touched With Fire
A drama about two bipolar patients who feel their poetry is fuelled by emotional highs and lows.
Transition
A documentary portrait of a young trans man.

V

Wild
Adaptation of the best-selling memoir of Cheryl Strayed, a young woman attempts the gruelling 1,100-mile hike across the Pacific Crest Trail.
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