Adventures Of Power
A small-town dreamer tries to realise his ambition of becoming the world's greatest air drummer.
Anvil! The Story Of Anvil
Documentary tracks the attempts of rock band Anvil to 'make it' 20 years after their were first hailed as the "demi-gods of Canadian metal".
Alone In Four Walls
Inside a juvenile Russian reform school.
American Teen
The kids are not all right.
The Art Star And The Sudanese Twins
An artist's obssessive attempt to adopt twins in Darfur.
An emotionally frayed family find their lives torn apart in a small Mississippi Delta town.
A day in the life of a bakery staffed by people with learning disabilities. Showing as part of Bridging The Gap and the Short Scottish Documentary Awards (which it won) at EIFF 2007.
The Betrayal
The epic story of a family forced to emigrate from Laos after the chaos of the secret air war waged by the US during the Vietnam War.
Be Kind Rewind
After accidentally wiping all the tapes in the video store where they work, two enterprising clerks decide to re-shoot the films themselves.
Blue Eyelids
A pair of lonely people come together in offbeat romance.
Captain Abu Raed
Uplifting tale about an airport janitor who spins stories for street kids after being mistaken by them for a pilot.
A sex-addicted med school dropout pays his mum's hopital bills by running a restaurant scam... but with her memory fading fast, will he ever find out the truth about his dad?
A Complete History Of My Sexual Failures
Does what it says on the tin - a personal documentary about a subject for which most blokes will have sympathy.
CSNY Déjà Vu
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young go back on the road to protest against the continuing loss of life in the war in Iraq.


Diary Of The Dead
Film students try to record the end of civilisation as they know it when the dead begin to walk. Plus read our with George A Romero.
Donkey Punch
Seven go mad on a yacht. Plus read our with the director and stars of the film. The film is out to own on November 10.
Eat, For This Is My Body
Avant garde 'documentary' loosely exploring the colonialist history of Haiti.
The Escapist
A prison inmate must break out to make amends with his dying daughter.
Fear(s) Of The Dark
Ten animations from the dark side.
Funny Games
English language remake of the ice-cold horror about a family held hostage by a pair of preppy youngsters. Plus read our with producer Chris Coen.
Speed dating for butterflies.
Flow: For Love Of Water
Examination of the global water crisis.
Frozen River
Two women enter an uneasy partnership to smuggle illegal immigrants from Canada to the US.
Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson
A documentary tribute to the legendary creator of gonzo journalism.
Good Dick
Offbeat romance between a damaged young woman and with Marianna Palka and Jason Ritter.


In Bruges
No country for hitmen.
I Love Sarah Jane
A 13-year-old will stop at nothing to win the heart of the girl of his dreams.
A London mum tries to cope with the grief of the loss of her family in a terror attack.
Exploration of the difficulties of running in a suit of armour.
In Prison My Whole Life
Documentary about questions that hang over the conviction of Death Row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal.
An examination of economic collapse in the US, and of the forces behind it.
I Always Wanted To Be A Gangster
Existential comedy told in four vignettes linked by a roadside cafe.
Just Another Love Story
A case of mistaken identity after a car accident turns violent and seedy.
The King Of Ping Pong
Coming-of-age drama sees trouble brew between two siblings.
The Last Word
The love life of a man with a morbid calling.
Love Comes Lately
An old man dreams of sex.


Madame Tutli-Putli
A woman boards a train with all her worldly goods.
Man On Wire
Documentary about tightrope walker Phillippe Petit's attempt to cross between the twin towers of the World Trade Center.
The Merry Gentleman
A woman who has fled her past strikes up a relationship with another loner - not realising he works as a hitman.
Grief and desire on a road trip.
Momma's Man
A man in mid-life crisis retreats to his parents' loft.
My Olympic Summer
A discovery prompts a filmmaker to re-examine his parents' relationships.
On The Ice
An Inuit hunter inadvertantly witnesses a murder.
Otto; Or, Up With Dead People
A romance with all that love entrails.
Patti Smith: Dream Of Life
Intimate portrait of the icon.
Plot Point
At a big event in Times Square, something is going on - but what?


A man sets out to find justice after his dog falls victim to a random act of violence.
Savage Grace
Accomplished telling of a real life upper class family's disturbing meltdown.
The Second Line
Cleaning the filth after Hurricane Katrina.
Sick Sex
The libido blues for an ill girl.
Sleep Dealer
Node Runner - if they catch you you're through!
Youth Gang Terrorises Suburbia. Winner of European Film Academy Short Film Prix UIP.
Smart People
Can a little romance and a bit of brotherly bonding help a self-absorbed professor confront his life?
When practical jokes go bad...
Sunshine Cleaning
Two sisters try to forge a career in crime scene clean-up.
Romance blossoms between an Israeli and a Palestinian - but will wider conflicts halt it in its tracks?
Mystery on the Tran Siberian Express.
Trouble The Water
Personal story of a rap artist and her husband who lived through Hurricane Katrina.
When a man accidentally travels back in time, he finds restoring the status quo is easier said than done. Plus read our exclusive interview with director Nacho Vigalondo.
U2 3D
The Irish mega-band take it to the Imax.
Under The Bombs
As the Israeli army bombs Lebanon in 2006, a mother makes a desperate journey to try to save her son.
Up The Yangtze
Documentary about the humanitarian impact of the Three Gorges Dam project.


The Visitor
An ageing, lonely man rediscovers his love of life when he visits New York and shares his home with two strangers.
The Wackness
A teen drug dealer swaps spliffs for psychiatry in the long, hot New York summer of 1994.
The Wave
A high school teacher demonstrates with his class the true meaning of autocracy.
Where In The World Is Osama Bin Laden?
Morgan Spurlock goes in search of the al-Qaeda leader.
What Just Happened?
A desperate film producer tries to stop his latest project (and himself) from going into meltdown.
Young @ Heart
Senior citizens win while they're singing.

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