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Marking its sixth year, the festival screened 159 feature films and 85 shorts selected from 4,550 film submissions.
The narrative feature award went to Israeli feature My Father My Lord (Hofshat Kaits), which looks at the price that may be exacted by upholding strict religious tenets. Taxi To The Dark Side - Alex Gibney's hard-hitting look at US torture techniques, which would later go on to scoop an Oscar - won best documentary feature. British filmmaker Paul Taylor, meanwhile, picked up the audience award for We Are Together (Thina Simunya) - about life in an African orphanage which sees the children united by a love of singing.
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- Family Films
- World Documentary Feature Competition
- World Narrative Feature Competition
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A young cleaner gets caught up in the web of suspicion and intrigue between a troubled couple and their neighbours.
A woman is haunted by the ghost of her husband's dead fiancee.
A haunting portrait of life in a remote Turkish mountain village.
A search for the truth about a brilliant young filmmaker and Warhol associate who disappeared and may have drowned himself.
A love-struck screnwriter tries to come to terms with depersonalisation disorder.
An unflinching look at the Bush administration's policy on torture.
Arcade gamers battle it out to be top dog at Donkey Kong.
Multi-stranded film sees four lives collide.
A bright but troubled rich kid unexpectedly finds himself in the American ‘public school’ system – and finds a novel way of beating the bullies.
Blood ties and vengeance in rural Arkansas.
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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