A documentary about the shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho.
Ain't Them Bodies Saints
Love story about an escaped outlaw and the wife who waits for him.
An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power
Al Gore continues his crusade to stop climate change.
Bad Day For The Cut
When a farmer's mum is murdered, he finds himself on a path for vengeance.... and a journey into her past.
A woman snaps under crushing life pressures and assumes the psyche of a vicious dog. Her philandering, absentee husband is forced to become reacquainted with his four children and sister-in-law as they attempt to keep the family together during this bizarre crisis.
Beach Rats
A Brooklyn teen struggles with his sexuality.
Beatriz At Dinner
A masseuse clashes with a real estate developer over a mansion meal.
Berlin Syndrome
A passionate holiday romance leads to an obsessive relationship, when an tourist wakes one morning in a Berlin apartment and is unable to leave.
The Big Sick
A couple struggle to maintain their culture-clash relationship... and then one of them falls ill.
Brigsby Bear
Brigsby Bear Adventures is a children's TV show produced for an audience of one: James. When the show abruptly ends, James's life changes forever, and he sets out to finish the story himself.
A young woman teams up with a military veteran to try and survive when insurgents bring war to the streets of New York City.
Call Me By Your Name
First love blooms over a long, hot summer for a teenager in Italy.
Two people meet by chance and forge a connection.
Cries From Syria
Overview of the conflict in Syria.
City Of Ghosts
The citizen journalists risking their lives to report on atrocities within in Syria.
A going-nowhere party girl discovers a mysterious connection between herself and a giant monster wreaking havoc on the other side of the globe.


Dawn Of The Deaf
When a sonic pulse turns the hearing population into zombies, what effect will it have on the lives of the deaf people who survive?
An unconventional love story.
A documentary portrait of the woman who started America's first farm worker's union and fought for economic, racial and gender justice.
In the aftermath of WWI, a young German who grieves the death of her fiancé in France meets a mysterious French man who visits the fiancé's grave to lay flowers.
Fun Mom Dinner
Four mums decide to de-stress on a girls' night out.
A Ghost Story
This is the story of a ghost and the house he haunts.
God's Own Country
Young sheep farmer Johnny numbs his daily frustrations with binge drinking and casual sex, until the arrival of a Romanian migrant worker offers the promise of something else.
The Good Postman
In a small Bulgarian village troubled by the ongoing refugee crisis, a local postman runs for mayor — and learns that even minor deeds can outweigh good intentions.


A documentarian investigating doping in cycling accidentally uncovers an international Olympic scandal.
Killing Ground
A young couple camping in the woods find an abandoned tent and then a lost toddler.
Broadcasting through a makeshift network of discarded televisions, this story is tangled up in the aftermath of Los Angeles's worst earthquake nightmare.
Lady Macbeth
A woman sold into a loveless marriage develops a mind for murder after starting an affair.
The Little Hours
When a runaway slave takes shelter at a convent, sexual shenanigans ensue.
Last Men In Aleppo
Documentary tracking the work of the White Helmets in the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo.


An observational documentary exploring a fabric factory in Gujarat.
Man On Wire
Documentary about tightrope walker Phillippe Petit's attempt to cross between the twin towers of the World Trade Center.
A man faces losing custody of his son after the death of his wife.
Me And You And Everyone We Know
A snapshot of a family and its struggle to adjust to a new life.
Marjorie Prime
A family buy a hologram to help their matriarch, who is losing her memory.
Two families clash when Mississippi youths return from the Second World War with new perspectives on race relations.
My Life As A Courgette
Stop-motion story of a boy, who is sent to a group home for orphans after the death of his mum.
Patti Cake$
A New Jersey kid dreams of making it as a rapper.
The Polka King
A Polish migrant tries to make it big in Pennsylvania.
Pop Aye
A disenchanted architect goes on a road trip with an elephant.
Alone at home one evening, a woman decides to have a solo pleasure session — but not everything goes according to plan.
Intimate portrait of a North Philadelphia family.


Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman
A look inside the quiet revolution being led by ordinary people working the land and sea in the US.
A man investigates the suspicious death of a scientist while using his invention to try to overcome trauma from the past.
Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked The World
The role of Native Americans in contemporary music history.
Sami Blood
A Sámi girl experiences racism in the 1930s.
School Life
Life at a boarding school, where the teachers' careers are drawing to a close.
Sex, Lies, And Videotape
Surburban lives are turned upside down and lies exposed due to the arrival of a man who gets his kicks from video interviews.
Strong Island
The filmmaker investigates the shooting of his brother.
Ten Meter Tower
A 10m diving tower. People who have never been up there before have to choose whether to jump or climb down. The situation itself highlights a dilemma: to weigh the instinctive fear of taking the step out against the humiliation of having to climb down.
Tokyo Idols
Exploration of the J-pop teenage girl band phenomenon.
Their Finest
A British film crew in the Second World War makes a propaganda film.
Two rich girls contemplate murder in Connecticut
Filmmaker documents her own experience - and that of others - with ME.


Walking Out
A teenager must summon all his strength so that he and his father can survive after an accident in the wilderness.
Wind River
An FBI agent teams with the town's veteran game tracker to investigate a murder that occurred on a Native American reservation.
Profile of South Africa's 'mother of a nation'.
Where Is Kyra?
A woman struggles to get by after the death of her mum.
The Workers Cup
Documentary about the emigre workers building football stadiums in Qatar.
The Wound
Sexual repression and coming of age prove a dangerous mix for a small community.

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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