Angels Crest
Tragedy strikes a small-town community.
The Ballad Of Genesis And Lady Jaye
Documentary depicting the love story between Genesis P-Orridge and Lady Jaye.
The Bang Bang Club
The story of combat photographers in South Africa's apartheid era.
Beyond The Black Rainbow
Sci-fi fable about a young woman imprisoned in an experimental laboratory facility and the mysterious scientist who is her captor.
Blackthorn
What would have happened to Butch Cassidy if he hadn't died in Bolivia?
Bombay Beach
Experimental documentary about residents who live on the shores of the Salton Sea.
Bully
A documentary about some of the devastating effects of school bullying in the US.
Caretaker For The Lord
A documentary about the community in a neglected Glasgow church and their struggle for survival.
Carol Channing: Larger Than Life
Director Dori Berinstein captures the magic and vivacity of the ninetysomething showbiz icon.

D

Detective Dee And The Mystery Of The Phantom Flame
When spontaneous combustion claims the lives of several members of her court, an empress calls on the brilliant and inventive Detective Dee to solve the mystery.
Donor Unknown
A young woman born via donor insemination advertises in search of her biological father, meets half-siblings and subsequently explores her feelings for the surprised stranger who reads about her quest.
Everything Must Go
Tale of a middle-aged suburbanite whose life is crumbling.
Fire In Babylon
A documentary about the golden age of West Indian cricket.
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.

I

Jiro Dreams of Sushi
A documentary following the 85 year old master sushi chef, Jiro Ono
Last Night
A married couple find their fidelity tested on a night apart.
Let The Bullets Fly
Jiang Wen's rumbustious comedy-adventure, set in the 1920s, is an Eastern Western. Chow Yun-Fat, Ge You and Jiang himself star as the three unscrupulous men vying for control of Goose Town: fun performances, and lots of flying bullets.
L'Amour Fou
Documentary charts the relationship between the fashion designer and his lover Pierre Bergé.
Love Hate Love
Documentary charts the lives of three families torn apart by acts of terrorism.

M

Mama Africa
A documentary portrait of the acclaimed performer and political campaigner.
Marathon Boy
A portrait of the competitive interests and corruption surrounding a child with an extraordinary gift for distance running.
A Matter Of Taste: Serving Up Paul Liebrandt
Documentary tracing a decade in the career of the British chef.
NEDS
Story of a boy who finds growing up in Glasgow in the Seventies is tough.
Point Blank
An ordinary nurse defies all odds to help an injured gangster escape from the hospital where he works in order to save his kidnapped, pregnant wife.

R

Rabies
As a psycho killer lurks in the woods, a group of nervous people might represent a bigger threat to each other.
Revenge Of The Electric Car
Documentary about the return of the electric car, which was once regarded as a dead technology.
Romantics Anonymous
Two pathologically shy neurotics connect through a love of chocolate.
Saint
After being murdered, bishop St Niklas seeks revenge every 32 years by giving the parents and children a Christmas they will never forget.
She Monkeys
An intense relationship of power-play develops between two girls on an equestrian acrobatics team.
The Swell Season
Documentary following the songwriters and stars of Once, after their triumphant Oscar win.
The Trip
A comic road trip through the north of England.
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.
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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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Celebration of factual film

French Film Festival
UK wide celebration of Gallic film

London Korean Film Festival
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