The Arbor
Avant-garde documentary exploring the life and legacy of Rita, Sue And Bob Too! playwright Andrea Dunbar.
Birth Of Big Air
Story of BMX pioneer Mat Hoffman.
brilliantlove
A hot summer of young love.

D

The Disappearance Of Alice Creed
A claustrophobic thriller about a kidnap where all does not go according to plan.
Doctor Zhivago
Restored version of the Lean classic sees an idealistic poet/physician and the fiancée of a political activist meet and fall in love against the backdrop of the Russian Revolution.
Dog Pound
Three teenagers find life is tough on the inside in this remake of Alan Clarke's Scum.
Dream Home
Trying to get your ideal home can be murder.
Freetime Machos
A season of piss poor rugby in Finland and what the players think about sex.
Gainsbourg
Biopic of the French singer/songwriter.
Get Low
Heatwarming tale of redemption, partially based on the true story of a hermit who threw his own funeral... while he was still alive.

I

Into Eternity
A documentary asking what we can do with nuclear waste that will remain dangerous for a hundred thousand years.
Joan Rivers: A Piece Of Work
Honest and open portrait of the groundbreaking comedienne.
The Killer Inside Me
Deputy Sheriff Lou Ford is a pillar of the community in his small Texan town - patient, polite and well liked... until he starts killing people.
Legacy: Black Ops
A former special agent holed up in a hotel room in the aftermath of a failed Eastern European mission grows suspicious of his brother's political success.
Lola
Two Philippine grandmothers struggle with the aftermath of a murder.

M

Meet Monica Velour
A young dork seizes the chance of a lifetime to meet the former porn star he idolises.
Metropia
Futuristic animation sees a young man begin to hear voices in his head.
Micmacs
Satire on the arms trade, tracking one man's plan to blow up arms manufacturers.
My Brothers
Three brothers go on an unpredictable road trip to replace their dying dad's watch.
Ondine
A fisherman drags up a woman in his net, but she's not dead - is she a supernatural creature?
Paju
A study of one man's fraught relationships.
Please Give
Ensemble comedy drama explores the angst of middle-class New Yorkers.

R

Road, Movie
A young man undertakes a long journey in a battered mobile cinema, learning about life along the way.
The Sentimental Engine Slayer
A lonely young man muses on murder.
Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll
The life and wild times of Ian Dury - pop singer, artist, hell raiser.
Spork
Foul-mouthed, musical coming-of-age tale
Shrek Forever After
Ogre and Out.
The Two Escobars
Tracking the rise of 'narco-soccer' through the lives and deaths of footballer Andrés Escobar and, unrelated, drug lord Pablo Escobar.
News

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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Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival
Estonia's film showcase

DOC NYC
Celebration of factual film

French Film Festival
UK wide celebration of Gallic film

London Korean Film Festival
The 15th edition includes digital screenings.

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