Another Earth
On the eve of the discovery of a duplicate Earth, a tragedy irrevocably alters the lives of two strangers.
An African Election
Documentary charting the 2008 presidential election in Ghana.
Becoming Chaz
Born with a female anatomy, the child of musicians Sonny and Cher, Chaz Bono is now transitioning to live as a man, and he discusses his experiences in this very personal documentary.
Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey
Documentary about the man behind the Muppet.
The Bengali Detective
A private detective with a passion for disco tries to clean up the streets of Kolkata in a documentary like no other.
Bobby Fischer Against The World
A documentary portrait of the brilliant chess champion who gradually lost his mind.
Corman’s World: Exploits Of A Hollywood Rebel
Tracks the triumphant rise of Hollywood’s most prolific writer-director-producer, the godfather of independent filmmaking.
The Cinema Hold Up
Four childhood pals decide to rob a cinema.

D

The Devil's Double
The story of Uday Hussein, as seen through the eyes of his body double.
Elite Squad: The Enemy Within
Conflict ensues as Brazilian politicians and police officers try to solve the problem of gang violence and corruption.
Family Portrait In Black And White
A middle aged Ukrainian woman raises twenty seven children in a crumbling rural house, whilst racial prejudice threatens the security of many of the adoptees.
The Flaw
An investigation of how the stock market crash really happened, explaining the complex financial issues involved in easily understood terms.
Granito
Documentary charting the Mayan people's fight for justice in Guatemala and the key role played by documentarian Pamela Yates.
The Green Wave
Story of the 2009 Iranian elections and subsequent protests, told by bloggers from within the country
The Guard
A small-town cop in Ireland finds himself drawn into an uneasy partnership with an FBI agent trying to smash a drug smuggling racket.
Hell And Back Again
A documentary examining one soldier's experiences after he is taken out of action by a serious injury.
Hobo With A Shotgun
A hobo hops from a train with dreams of a fresh life in a new city, but instead finds himself trapped in an urban hell.
How To Die In Oregon
A look at Oregonians who choose physician-assisted suicide - and those battling to bring in similar laws in other states.

I

Incendies
A mother's past sends her twin children on a Middle Eastern odyssey.
The Interrupters
A story of ex-gang members who are now protecting their communities from the violence they themselves once employed.
In A Better World
Two children form a bond that could spell trouble.
I Saw The Devil
After the daughter of a police chief is murdered by a serial killer, her fiance vows to hunt him down.
Kaboom
Sexual awakening and conspiracy in southern California.
Knuckle
An 12-year journey into the brutal and secretive world of Irish Traveler bare-knuckle fighting.
Life In A Day
Clips of real life from all around the world as experienced on the 24th of July 2010.
Like Crazy
A British student and an American find their love tested by a long-distance relationship.

M

Margin Call
A day in the life of a investment firm's meltdown.
Martha Marcy May Marlene
A woman is traumatised after fleeing a cult.
Meek's Cutoff
Drama tracks a wagon train on the 1840s Oregon Trail.
The Nine Muses
A poetic exploration of mass immigration in postwar Britain.
On The Ice
After a fight in which their friend is killed, two Alaskan teenagers try to cover up what happened and keep their mutual secret.
Page One: Inside The New York Times
A documentary about the famous US newspaper and the crisis facing modern journalism.
Pariah
A teenager juggles conflicting identities and endures heartbreak in a desperate search for sexual expression.
Perfect Sense
A chef and an epidemiologist fall in love, just as the world is falling apart.
POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold
The filmmaker sets out to finance a documentary about product placement in the movies by making his own product placement deals with major companies.
Position Among The Stars
The effects of globalisation in Indonesia’s rapidly changing society ripple into the life of a poor Christian woman living in the slums of Jakarta with her Muslim sons and teenage granddaughter.
Project Nim
The turbulent life of a chimpanzee whom scientists tried to teach sign language.

R

Red State
A group of teens encounter extreme fundamentalism in Middle America.
Septien
A family of brothers face emotional upheaval when one of them returns home after a 18-year absence.
Shut Up Little Man! An Audio Misadventure
Two men record their loudmouthed neighbours, share their foul ramblings, and accidentally make them into underground stars.
Sing Your Song
Documentary charting the career of Harry Belafonte - singer, actor and political activist.
Sound Of My Voice
Two skeptics set out to debunk a cult surrounding a woman who claims to be from the future.
Senna
Documentary about the three-times world champion Formula One driver.
Submarine
An imaginative 15-year-old is as interested in losing his virginity as he is in saving his parents’ marriage. Plus read our interview with Richard Ayoade.
Troll Hunter
A group of student filmmakers get more than they bargained for when tangling with a man tasked with protecting Norway from giant trolls.
Troubadours
A documentary about the singer/songwriter boom in late Sixties Los Angeles.
Take Shelter
After experiencing visions of impending catastrophe, an ordinary man takes extraordinary measures - but can he trust the evidence of his own senses?
Terri
An unhappy, overweight boy with a difficult home life finds inspiration in a deputy headteacher who loves to break the rules.
Tyrannosaur
A man plagued by inner rage forms an unexpected relationship with an abused woman.

V

Win Win
A small-town solicitor finds a way to make ends meet by becoming the guardian of an Alzheimer's sufferer, but trouble brews when his grandson arrives...
We Were Here
A documentary charting the experiences of people caught up in the first major outbreak of AIDS in San Francisco.
The Woman
A successful country lawyer captures and attempts to 'civilise' a woman he finds in the woods.
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A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

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